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 [...]
The team starts to get the luggage together feeling very glad that it will be sent straight through to Entebbe and not collected and re-checked in by us in Nairobi.
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 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. [...]
During the morning Rosalind, one of our Board members led a quiet, contemplative service focussing on various individuals involved in Christ’s crucifixion.
We thought about how they must have felt, the pressures they were under and why they acted as they did, pausing to think about how we might [...]
Local children don’t get to play very much, there are so many chores to do and imaginative play and having fun is not something many ever have time to think about. The joy and excitement on the children’s faces as they arrived was so touching. The simple things we [...]
TEAMS has an important Prison Outreach Programme and is one of the few NGO’s in Uganda to have authorisation from the government to work in Uganda’s prisons. Prison governors claim that since we have started our programme of Ministry and support, violence within prisons has decreased dramatically. Life in any [...]