Greetings in the name of our Lord! We pray that by reading this update, you are well and keeping safe! We are all going through worrying and unprecedented times. Following Ugandan Government instruction, TEAMS suspended its operations and closed its site on 27th March. 3 staff volunteered to [...]
Founded in 2007 by Rosalind Watt, initially working in partnership with TEAMS, Stitches sewing school has grown and matured well during its 12 years. Since 2010 it has become a fully-fledged TEAMS vocational training programme. In the UK we call Stitches a sewing school whereas in Uganda it [...]
Whilst on site in March 2020, Rosalind taught both 1st and 2nd year students many times and helped them design and make an item each.
1st years were set the challenge of making a felt needle case. They learnt several hand embroidery stitches and then set about designing how to [...]
Duncan & Rosalind Watt have just returned from Uganda after what will surely be the most memorable visit they have made. Historically there have been the emotional traumas of working in the IDP camps, or the ever present danger from the LRA guerrillas. Never, in all of our [...]
Following President Museveni’s address this week to the Ugandan nation closing schools churches and placing a near total ban on public transport, yesterday TEAMS Board, in conjunction with the on-site managers agreed to close TEAMS Layibi site until further notice.
This is the first time in our 20 year history [...]
Winifred is the latest of our Agape Orphans to finish TEAMS programme of support. Now 18, she recently finished her tailoring course at St Monica’s Tailoring School in Gulu and wishes to start a micro business making garments to sell in the market. Winifred lives with her “Auntie” who kindly [...]
Early in September, Dr Heather and Dr Andrew from the UK’s “Prime” organisation visited TEAMS centre in Gulu to carry out a further day’s training of our volunteers.
Newman Lajul, the programme coordinator (shown on the left of the picture) had organised for 36 of our volunteers to attend and at [...]
Technology is wonderful when it works, the trouble is we become so dependent upon it that when it lets us down, we really grind to a halt! TEAMS suffered this fate when a melt-down in 2 of our management computers severely disrupted our work recently. With no funds in our [...]