The East African Missionary Society Blog
A blog dedicated to what we’re doing in Uganda.
TEAMS receives some “Crafty support” during the Pandemic
TEAMS receives some “Crafty support” during the Pandemic

We were thrilled to receive generous support from the Craft Group of All Saints Church Sidmouth, Devon.
During the Pandemic this group has turned its attention to making (amongst other things) face masks. These were sold to raise funds for Charities and TEAMS was one of those selected to [...]

TEAMS Reopens in Uganda!
TEAMS Reopens in Uganda!

After 7 months of enforced closure, in accordance with the Ugandan Governments recommendations, TEAMS has reopened its site and restarted its programmes this month. The effects of Covid-19 are still being felt in Northern Uganda, but with reported deaths in the country still being under 1,000 since the pandemic [...]

Fried Lizard!
Fried Lizard!

When TEAMS solar powered submersible pump at the borehole stopped working, we never imagined that the cause would be a fried lizard! The poor creature came off worst when it crawled across the electronic controller. Although we feel sorry for the lizard, TEAMS is having to foot the bill [...]

TEAMS has a new UK Trustee and Director.

The UK Board of TEAMS is delighted to announce that it has appointed a new Trustee. Revd Bruce Thomson was formally appointed as a Trustee of TEAMS UK and a Director of TEAMS Ltd at its Board meeting on 13th August. Bruce joins us at an important time as we look towards [...]

TEAMS receives unusual aid!
TEAMS receives unusual aid!

Caroline, a science teacher at Ranelagh School in Bracknell, Berkshire in England, has with her family, been a loyal supporter of TEAMS for many years. During 2018 she visited Uganda to see for herself how TEAMS works within the needy communities of northern Uganda. Whilst in Gulu, she [...]

Good News!

Good news! At this time when all charities are struggling with diminished income and donations, TEAMS wishes to share with you some Good News! During the past few days two unexpected donations have been received totalling £1,070. Both were made under the Gift Aid scheme so their worth to TEAMS is [...]

How TEAMS is coping in Uganda during the Pandemic.

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 [...]

“Stitches” Sewing School enters its 13th Year!
“Stitches” Sewing School enters its 13th Year!

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 [...]