Category Archives: Uganda

How is AREP affected by the famine in South Sudan?

AREP locations and the Famine situation

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

Publicity about AREP trip to Uganda

The St Helens Star publicised the 2015 AREP trip to Uganda.  Well done to Erin and friends and your Head of Year for enthusing students in Year 8 at Rainford High.

As a result of this article, Wish FM called and sent a reporter round.

Schools can play a huge part in raising awareness for charities working locally and in other countries.  If anyone would like our more detailed pack of information about any of the sponsored children, or what we’re hoping to achieve during the trip, please get in touch.