Hazel’s Footprints at the London Marathon

  Huge congratulations to Lorcan and Euan on their fantastic running in the London Marathon at the weekend! Well done Lorcan, our official HFT runner, for battling through your first marathon and raising a brilliant amount for us. And a massive well done Euan, for running the elite men’s race in a staggering 2hours 33min (quicker than Paula Radcliffe!) and also raising a fantastic amount for HFT. We hope the legs aren’t too sore and you’ve both been celebrating. Thank you to everyone who has […]

Michael Sleeman footprinter report from Fiji

  Two and a Half Month Report – Michael Sleeman Bula everyone! For those of you who missed my initial pre-departure report, my name is Michael and I am currently on a gap year placement, working as a teacher in a school in Fiji. I started at the beginning of Fijian school term 1, back in mid-January and I will be here until the end of term 2 which will be sometime in the middle of August. What you are about to read is my […]

Eve Hadshar footprinter report from Madagascar

I have had a fantastic first couple of months in Madagascar, and it has already exceeded my expectations in many ways. I have met amazing people and got the opportunity to teach and work in some incredible and humbling settings. It has also been quite a life adjustment! I live in a fairly basic town with one tarmac road, an intermittent water supply, many dogs and few luxuries! I teach one day a week in the public high school, which has approximately 1,200 students. I […]

Photo Gallery from Wakadogo

A wonderful note has arrived from Wakadogo in Uganda alongside these pictures in the gallery below. I’m so pleased to tell you that we officially opened the new school library yesterday. It was a very proud moment for the school and was attended by local dignitaries and leaders, headteachers from neighbouring schools, all the staff at Wakadogo School and students from Primary 3 to 6. There were speeches, performances by the students, the official opening ceremony and of course some cake and food for all. […]