AREP locations and the Famine situation
The above graphic was published recently by Aljazeera. I have just added Pajok (the home town of our South Sudanese students) and Bweyale (where we rent a house as a holiday base). As you can see, the main impact of the famine and emergency on AREP is indirect, due to the flow of new refugees caused by the war in South Sudan.
Juba to Pajok is 188 km
Pajok to Bweyale is 285 km
Bweyale to Kampala is 221 km
These two youngsters were snapped at their school. Disney gets everywhere!
This Marabou Stork is saying, “AREP’s Big Give Christmas Challenge target has been reached!”
Thank-you on behalf of the children to everyone for your generosity.
You can still donate but your donation won’t be matched.
www.thebiggive.org.uk and search for AREP
PS The Marabou Stork (Leptoptilos crumenifer) is one of the ugliest birds, but it is a magnificent flyer. Its wingspan can reach 7 feet. This one was catching thermals above Kampala last week.
Lilac-breasted Roller by the side of Masaka-Kampala road
The Big Give Christmas Challenge is an opportunity to partner with us as we seek to support refugee children succeeding up to A Level.
A chance to double your donation!
The Challenge opens at 12 noon, tomorrow Tuesday 29th Nov. The host website is thebiggive.org.uk and then just search for AREP.
The Big Give Christmas Challenge is an opportunity to partner with us as we seek to support children succeeding up to A Level.
The Challenge opens at 12 noon on Tuesday 29th Nov. The host website is thebiggive.org.uk and then just search for AREP.
Our sponsored children and young people, September 2016, going back to school and college.
Could you join us in helping to sponsor one of them? Please click here
10 Years ago this month we first met the South Sudanese children at Kiryandongo. A lot has happened since! If you’d like to receive our August newsletter with all the latest news, please sign up now.
These students are in Years 10 (Scovia and Lovemore) and 11 (Komakech). We strongly want to make sure that they can continue to study in 2017. So we are currently contacting AREP supporters, asking for help in increasing the amount of monthly donations. This will enable to us to plan ahead.
Amy and Emmanuel are studying in Kabale.
Some of the students at our base in Northern Uganda, at Bweyale for the Term 1 holidays.
Those preparing for public examinations later this year had to stay in Kampala.