News

‘Time to go home’

May 23rd, 2018

Problems !?!? The learners at Burka in Arusha have become too fond of spending time revising & studying at the SoH ! The headmaster says the pupils have to be asked & almost encouraged to go home at the end of each day !!!!

Tumaini School of Hope

May 22nd, 2018

A life skills session was held recently at Tumaini SoH in the informal settlement of Gituamba on self-worth, self- respect and citizenship. The session was facilitated by the Centre for Urban Mission.

GITATHURU GENESIS SCHOOL OF HOPE

May 18th, 2018

We’ve just had some pics sent from Nairobi of Gitathuru School of Hope in Mathare. As you can see from one of the photographs, there was regular practice at weekends with football and academically the school showed a 28% value added increase with our Primary School results compared to the nearest government primary school. Our […]

BURKA SCHOOL OF HOPE

May 17th, 2018

So excited ! Young learners from Burka School of Hope in Arusha in Tanzanian  who remained behind after school hours to enjoy the latest supply of new text books that the SoH had just received last week.

New Books

May 8th, 2018

So excited ! Young learners from Burka School of Hope in Arusha in Tanzanian  who remained behind after school hours to enjoy the latest supply of new text books that the SoH had just received last week.

House of Lords Luncheon

May 8th, 2018

ChallengeAid is most grateful to Lord Aberdare who hosted a lovely lunch this week in the Home Room at the House of Lords. The lunch was attended by Lord Aberdare, James Lefroy, MP, Jonathan Edwards, MP, Paul Brewer Chair of Trustees, other trustees and a small number of sponsors and donors. This seems to have […]

Charity Ambassadors

April 24th, 2018

ChallengeAid Charity Ambassadors are back in action after a litter pick in the lanes around Llandovery. So many of our roads and lanes seem to be a dumping ground for people’s throw-away debris.  The Ambassadors will be involved in a range of other activities of positive action during the Summer term such as home visits […]

Rugby in the Informal Slum Settlements

April 18th, 2018

Training begins again ! And they said that rugby would never be played by the young people in informal slum settlements ! Here we have the students excited during their Easter holidays about the start of the rugby season in Arusha (Tanzania). Below are some photos from Arusha, courtesy of Juma from the Arusha Rugby […]

Protection and Nurturing of Children

April 17th, 2018

At the last Supervisors’ monthly meeting in Mathare the focus was on protection and nurturing of learners under the Schools of Hope umbrella. The supervisors shared strategies that they use in their own SoH’s and the debate was finally concluded with unanimous agreement that no child will be subjected to corporal punishment as at the […]

Bissil School of Hope

April 17th, 2018

Bissil School of Hope near the Kenyan/Tanzanian border has been a beehive of activity this month. We get over 60 learners coming in every day. The local community “the Masai” who are cattle herders, have had a good season after the rains in March, there is plenty of pasture and water. It’s the traditional duty […]