Porridge and Pens build 4 classrooms!

In 2018, Hazel’s Footprints “third aim” grant funding supported the construction of 4 new classrooms at the Brightlingsea School, Kumasi, Ghana. Here’s an update from our partner on-the-ground, Porridge and Pens Ghana.   Brightlingsea School in Ghana “The trustees of Porridge and Pens Ghana would like to update you on funding you kindly sent us to construct 4 new classrooms at the Brightlingsea School, Kumasi Ghana. We are so pleased to let you know all 4 news classrooms (and our school library) were completed in 2018. […]

Izzy Richards: First Term at Otjikondo

Sack race at Otjikondo, Namibia, taken by Izzy Richards

So here I am, very nearly 3 months into my gap year, and what a 3 months it has been. It is very easy to say there is never a dull day at Otjikondo. You never know whether you’re going to be helping a child with a nose bleed, having a nose bleed yourself, hunting down snakes, pulling bits of scenery out of cupboards or improvising a lesson when you’re suddenly told that you actually have all of Grade 1 for an hour and 20 […]