'Redressing the balance' in Soroti and the surrounding areas.

Category: Special Needs

Redressing the Balance

Celebrating our Special Needs Project

Our Special needs Coordinator, Billy Outeke has sent us a SWOT ANALYSIS FOR GC (Global Challenge) – SPECIAL NEEDS PROJECT for the period January 2022 to December 2023.

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Food and Chat at the Information Evening

We held a fantastic information evening in November. The event kicked off with the Ugandan treats of chicken on a stick and chapatis, washed down with ginger beer.

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Cherry Tree Education Raise £300!

Our brilliant fundraisers and supporters at Cherry Tree Education in Margate completed an auction of promises at the end of their school year in July 2023.

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Billy and Life Changing Surgery

Billy, our Special Needs Coordinator riding his trusty motorbike, along with our Ugandan volunteers, are able to scour the Soroti district to identify children in need of life-changing surgery.

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More Adventures of Katy in Soroti

Katy, Tim, Joanna and Enock enjoyed sunning themselves in the iconic circle architecture of their Soroti hotel while waiting for our Global Challenge Special Needs Coordinator, Billy.

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New Bicycle

Ever wondered how our volunteers get around to work with our partners in Soroti and surrounding areas? One way is good, old, pedal power!

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New Kid in Town!

Do you remember this story?

“The children and young people at Cherry Tree Special School in Margate had raised money at their school fair and were keen to be directly involved in Global Challenge’s special needs project.

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Gifts for Barbra!

Barbra, a bright and articulate young lady who is wheelchair bound, was delighted to receive a new chair. Barbra, who has recently been baptised in a swimming pool at a hotel local to her, was the first ever special needs child to receive a wheelchair from Global Challenge’s Special Needs project!

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Wheelchairs

Our Special Needs Coordinator, Billy, has informed us that Martha and Faith have received reconditioned wheelchairs funded by Global Challenge. He has another one in storage to be given to another child.

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Uganda trip 2023

Thoughts by our trustee, Anne…

From a TEARFUND Lent Devotional…
When there is a growing gap between rich and poor, there is a growing gap between humanity and divine will.

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