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Agape children equipped for school - 2017
Agape children equipped for school - 2017

Here are a few photos of some of the children that TEAMS support through their education. They are collecting their materials so they are ready for the start of the school term. The materials consist of paper, notebooks, pens, pencils, rulers, rubbers, calculators (where necessary), bags and water bottles.

STITCHES update
STITCHES update

STITCHES continues to be popular with 27 enrolling to join Year 1. This is amazing and very encouraging. To be honest it is really a few too many but as we have found in previous years there are inevitably some who leave, either because this course is [...]

SEAMS update
SEAMS update

SEAMS continues to progress well and business is good. One of our best 2nd Year “Stitches” students has been doing some part time work for SEAMS (outside of her lesson time!) as they were very, very busy and needed to get a large order finished and delivered. [...]

The next building for the TEAMS site in Uganda?
The next building for the TEAMS site in Uganda?

Ambitious plans have been drawn up by leading international Architects Haskoll (generously f.o.c. to TEAMS) for a large multi purpose building. Situated between the church and the recently completed classroom complex (also pro bono work by Haskoll) it has been designed to be a light, airy and flexible building.

The [...]

Happy International Women's Day
Happy International Women's Day

Happy International Women’s Day!

We want to celebrate this day and thank our staff & volunteers in Uganda for the work they do to educate, empower and enable women to improve their lives and increase their prospects in life. There is still a great need in Northern Uganda, and specifically in Gulu, [...]

Stitches Sewing School Student’s Achievement

At last we have the results for last Novembers DIT Tailoring examination. Everyone has been waiting most patiently but also rather anxiously for these to be posted.

All 17 passed the Practical with flying colours and 15 passed the Theory as well.

This is such brilliant news and the best results overall since [...]

New Stools Delivered!
New Stools Delivered!

The new classroom block is operating really well and everyone loves it! Apart from looking so smart it is light and airy and very practical to use.

2 of the 4 rooms are fully equipped and are occupied every day. The other 2 rooms are being used on an occasional basis [...]

​Developing land in Coo Pee for Agriculture
​Developing land in Coo Pee for Agriculture

TEAMS has 8 acres of land around 30 minutes drive away from the main TEAMS’ site in Layibi. Up to now, this land has been overgrown and uncultivated.

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