Our London Landmarks runners kickstarted a month of fantastic fundraising, and were followed by our brilliant London Marathon runners, Kelly and Lizzie you can read all about their marathon challenge here. The fundraising didn’t stop there, with our friends at Montezuma’s organising some eggs-ellent Easter fundraising in their stores.
Read on to find out about our highlights from April …
I’ve recently returned from my first visit to Kyaka II refugee settlement in Uganda, where we provide pre-school learning to mainly refugee children from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Here are some reflections from the trip…
My Story Can Restore Hope - Meet John, a Teacher in Kyaka II Refugee Settlement
We are thrilled to be working with Learn to Play Botswana, who have just returned from Kyaka II refugee settlement in Uganda, where they have been training our staff, caregivers (what we would know as ‘preschool teachers’), and the local volunteers who support the programme on the importance of mindful play and creativity.
Children on the Edge works in coalition with local communities in some of the toughest places in the world, transforming the lives of marginalised children by creating protective environments where they can safely live, play, learn and grow.
2022 has been an incredible year of transformation for the children we work with, thanks to continued support of our Children on the Edge community.
We'd love to invite you to grab a cup of tea and read through our monthly highlights from 2022 and see just how much your generosity is making a difference.......
13 new toilet blocks and water collection tanks have been installed at the newly constructed Early Childhood Development Centres we support for Congolese refugee children in Uganda.
Read about the impact they're having on hygiene and sanitation in Kyaka II refugee settlement....
Meet Najibu Sifa in Uganda
Najibu Sifa, aged 6, is one of the learners at our cluster group in the Mukondo zone. She is the third born in her family and a daughter of the Cluster Learning Managaement Committee chairperson in the Catholic Church study area.
Despite being six years old, Sifa had never received any education until March 2022 when Children on the Edge introduced cluster learning in Mukondo B village. We asked her about how she is getting along with the new classes…
We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded an iF Design Social Impact Prize for our Cluster Learning refugee education programme in Kyaka II refugee settlement, Uganda.
Players of People's Postcode Lottery Support Refugees in Lebanon and Uganda for a Third Year
After nearly two years of school closures in Uganda as a result of the pandemic, we were thrilled to open our classrooms again in Kyaka II refugee settlement, Uganda in January 2022.
Thanks to your generous support, many children returned to learning in brand new classrooms. Find out how they children having been getting on over the past six months.