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D I T Tailoring Examinations

Thank you for praying for TEAMS Sewing Students.

As indicated in our last update regarding TEAMS sewing school, our Year 2 students have just taken their DIT examinations. D I T stands for the Department of Industrial Training and is the vocational educational arm of the Ugandan Governments Ministry of [...]

Please pray for our Sewing School students - Government examinations at the end of March!
Please pray for our Sewing School students - Government examinations at the end of March!

After being postponed 5 months by the Pandemic, students (and one of the teachers) of our sewing school “Stitches” are sitting Government examinations in Tailoring later this month.

The exams are over 2 days and an invigilator is sent from Kampala to oversee the event. Day 1 is the Theory [...]

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 [...]

“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 [...]

Help for Winifred
Help for Winifred

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 [...]

More VHT training
More VHT training

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 [...]

TEAMS BOREHOLE
TEAMS BOREHOLE

TEAMS borehole continues to fulfil an important community need. Now in its 8th year, TEAMS borehole continues to supply good drinking water 365 days a year. The local community only have to turn on the tap to fill their Jerry cans! The days of hand pumping came to an [...]

TEAMS provides aid to Gulu Referral Hospital
TEAMS provides aid to Gulu Referral Hospital

2 Trustees of TEAMS visited Gulu Referral Hospital (GRH) at the end of February to hand over aid they had been given to bring with them on their latest visit to Uganda to help the hospital. As can be seen from the pictures, the chairman’s wife, Rosalind actually had a broken [...]

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