Category Archives: Education

Refugee Week 2018 – Post 1

This week is Refugee Week in the UK. So I thought I’d post a few updates. Firstly Gill and Kevin, two of our students who, sadly, are missing out on school in 2018 through lack of funds. We have 260 people who like our Facebook page, and 70 people who donate money regularly to AREP.  If we could only mobilise more of our supporters to donate monthly, then young refugees like Gill and Kevin could return to get the education they need.

Good news for two students starting A levels

Some brilliant news in the past few days.  Two of our students will be starting their A Levels at Seeta High School Kampala later this month, this after a generous supporter offered to match-fund and underwrite their A-Level costs!

Lovemore and Scovia are preparing now for the start of term.

A particular thank-you to Great Sankey High School Science Department for their partnership in helping to sponsor Lovemore over many years, and to other teachers at Great Sankey and elsewhere who have been helping to sponsor Scovia.

Target reached in the Big Give Christmas Challenge!

Marabou Stork

Marabou Stork

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.