EPG Insurance Provide Vital Support for Kagumu Primary School
EPG Insurance Services have pledged further support for Kagumu Primary School in rural Kenya, where the company has already funded a pre-school class project
Come to our Volunteer Day - Saturday 1 June, Tunbridge Wells
We need your help. Are you an organised, creative and energetic individual who wants to make the most of their skills? If you are, then we could be the organisation for you.
Tamzin Merchant – A World of Difference
As part of her role as one of Build Africa’s Ambassadors, the actress Tamzin Merchant recently visited Kaikuku School in Masindi, Uganda. In her own words, Tamzin tells the story of her visit to a most unusual school and how she was inspired by the children of a world far removed from her own.
Celebrities & Business Leaders Support Safe Water for Schools in Africa
At a recent event, hosted by the entrepreneur and philanthropist Mark Florman, business leaders and celebrities joined forces to support Build Africa water projects in rural Uganda.
Foundation of Love
When Carson Glore and Nathan Nerland were at primary school they both had a dream of becoming teachers, with classrooms next to each other, when they grew up. So when Carson tragically passed away, Nathan decided that the best way to honour his best friends’ memory was to support Build Africa’s work at Kamuya Primary School in Kenya.
MergerMarket Battle the Elements for Build Africa
A team from Mergermarket have battled the elements to complete the iconic London to Paris Cycle and raise funds for Kombe Primary School in rural Kenya.
Mumsnet Supports Build Africa
Mumsnet, the high profile website for parents, has been supporting Build Africa's Water Campaign this week.
Try out our very own Snakes & Ladders game. Be the first to get a great education with the help of Build Africa's ladders. But beware of those vicious snakes that lie in wait to ambush you!
Lessons Rule or Down with School?
What do children in Africa and the UK think about school, adults and their futures? What are their most treasured possessions? What are their favourite lessons? What are the worst and best things about their schools?
Empowering Girls through Education
“What we are learning around the world is that if women are healthy and educated, their families will flourish......And when families flourish, communities and nations do as well.” Former US Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton
REDZEB – Racing to Build Schools
Motorsport Team O’BR are about to embark on an exciting new project to support Build Africa, initially by raising £10,000 to build a classroom at Aputiput Primary School in a remote, rural area of Uganda.
International Women’s Day - the Dii Cwinyi Women's Group
Today is International Women’s Day; a day of global celebration marking the achievements and potential of women everywhere. In rural areas of Uganda and Kenya, where women often face a huge burden of work and financial pressure, Build Africa has found an innovative solution to meet the financial needs of women and their families.......
The Kenyan Elections
With the Kenyan elections due to take place on Monday 4th March, Build Africa is hopeful of a peaceful process in the districts where we work and is anticipating minimum impact on our activities.
Myanyani School – A Teacher’s View
Nicholas Luvai, the senior teacher in Myanyani Primary, has worked at the school since 2001 and is therefore in a perfect position to comment on the impact of the school’s partnership with Build Africa. Nicholas takes up the story……..
Myanyani School – A Child’s View
“My name is Janet and I am 18 years old. I am currently a pupil in class eight of Myanyani Primary School in the Mwala district of Kenya. I am the only girl in a family of four. When I first joined my school, I did not do very well, but my class teacher, Nicholas, could see potential....
The Aid Reality - by Mark Florman
Mark Florman: When 1.4 billion human beings live on less than $1.50 (£0.93) a day, we can afford to donate 0.7% of our own wealth..........
UK Plays ‘Catch Up’ with Africa for Mobile Phone Payments
By Spring 2014, UK mobile users will be able to send and receive money by sharing only their phone number. Such technology, however, is nothing new to Africa........
How Build Africa is supporting farmers to improve their maize yields, food security and business opportunities in rural North West Uganda......
An innovative and fun way of making sponsorship for your event more appealing ……….
Christmas in the Village
As we approach 25 December, we find out what it is like to celebrate Christmas in some of the remote, rural areas of Uganda.
Build Africa's Year in Pictures
In tribute to our supporters and those we support, a few of the highlights of Build Africa's year.......
Build Africa Conducts Research into Child Wellbeing in Uganda
Child ‘labour’ is very common as over 52% of children take care of family members with 78% helping with housework.