Grant-funded Hunar Ghar pupils get top marks!

We’ve just heard some  incredible results from Hunar Ghar school in rural Rajasthan. Every single pupil in Standard 5 class has been awarded an A grade in recent state board exams.  This is one of the schools we fund under our Third Aim.  It’s run by a superb team at Educate for Life, a UK charity responsible for running the project in India. The 100% A grade success rate is completely unheard of in a rural school in India. That’s because the vast majority of parents in the […]

Hazel’s Footprints at Wakadogo Library

It’s great to see a photograph of this sign outside Wakadogo Library in Uganda. If you’d like to read more about our involvement with this library project there are more photographs and news items here. You can also read their 2014 report by clicking on this link.

Exciting News from African Promise

We’ve recently had some exciting news from Charles Coldman, the director of African Promise, who provide better primary schools for Kenyan children. HFT is building and funding the whole project – and we’re really pleased to see it all coming together. Here’s a little extract from an email we received from Charles. You’ll be delighted to hear that I am out here to finalise the plans for Ngambenyi and to launch the project. Please find attached a final site plan which shows the proposed layout […]

News from Azafady in Madagascar

Azafady is a UK charity and Malagasy NGO working on sustainable development in southeast Madagascar and a few years ago we donated £9,500 towards their project to build a new school. It now seems that progress is coming along. First of all, you can browse through some recent photographs of the construction work on Facebook. Then you can read a blog by one of our own footprinters, Eve Hadshar, who has been working on the project. A full report on the school project is coming […]

A Happy Start to 2015 from Team Kenya

The New Year brings new students applying for sponsorship. Team Kenya is currently campaigning to send 20 girls to school with the #TeamKenya20 campaign. Check it out on our Facebook, Twitter and website www.teamkenya.org.uk We are all extremely happy with the support provided by Hazels Footprint Trust and we have some good news! Two of our tutors are now off to University! Meet Calvince Calvince is now in University studying to be a teacher. We know he will do a great job! Calvince scored a […]

Wakadogo Library

Third update on school library building in Acoyo village, northern Uganda (News just in from Acoyo in Uganda!) Thank you so much to the Trustees of Hazel’s Footprints Trust’s for the generous donation of £12,000, made to Project Shelter Wakadogo  on 5th January 2014. We promised to use these funds to build a library at Wakadogo School–the first in Acoyo village. This important investment in education will serve over 400 students by the time it opens. Thank you from us all at Wakadogo. The library […]

Updates from Kisimenyi Primary & Wakadogo

We’ve just had two reports in from some fantastic project. The first is at Kisimenyi Primary School in Kenya: In this report we update you on the current situation at Kisimenyi Primary following completion of our major, two-year rehabilitation project at the school in September 2013. It includes news on the introduction of a pupil feeding programme, the on-going beautification and landscaping of the school grounds, and on our plans for the future. Click here to read the full PDF report And the second is […]

Update from Madaraka Community School in Kenya

(We’ve received this report from the Madaraka School in Kenya – £3000 which is money well spent by the sounds of it!- Well done to Hannah Headden and all those involved) Madaraka Primary School was originally set up and run by Kenyan youth in order to offer free primary education to children from low-income families and more particularly orphans and vulnerable children within the area of Likoni, Mombasa. After a local government primary school refused education to 20 orphaned children, several local youth aged from […]

Update from HFT HQ – Summer 2013

The all new Hazel’s Footprints Website By Bill Scott Aiton Welcome to our fantastic all-new website.  A huge huge thanks to Pete Moore for all the hours of work he has put in to get it up and running.  I’m not sure he realized what an undertaking he was volunteering for but you’ll all agree I’m sure what a great job he has done. We only hope that Hazel appreciated what an amazing and loyal group of friends she had around her at school and […]

Kianda Transition Class Report

The Building Work When our centre in Kianda village of Kibera slum (Nairobi, Kenya) closed for Christmas holidays, building work for our new Transition classroom and microfinance office began. We had bought the land a couple of months prior to the building work starting and were waiting for the compound to be clear of chil-dren before we began the work. In the space of a week the structure was up, built and almost finished. Although the building is basic, it does the job and will […]