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Porridge & Pens – new classrooms on track at Brightlingsea

Thu, 29th Sep 2022

In recent years, we’ve built a strong relationship with Porridge & Pens, operating in Ghana. We’ve funded two years of the headteacher’s salary at Brightlingsea Academy and, prior to that,…

 

Team Kenya: libraries and teacher training supported with £5k grant

Thu, 11th Aug 2022

Early in 2022, Hazel’s Footprints Trust awarded an educational project grant of £5,000 to Team Kenya, a UK charity working in Ndhiwa, rural Kenya. Team Kenya supports girls in accessing…

 

Kianh Foundation: day centre reopens after Vietnam lockdown

Sun, 13th Mar 2022

The Kianh Foundation in Vietnam benefitted from grant funding for the salary of the Lead Teacher of the Big Bears class at Dien Ban Day Centre. The centre provides education…

 

Kianh Foundation: update after 12 months of grant funding

Mon, 13th Sep 2021

A year ago, the Kianh Foundation in Vietnam benefitted from grant funding for the salary of the Lead Teacher of the Big Bears class at Dien Ban Day Centre. The…

 

Ngambenyi School all set for 2021 with COVID-safety

Thu, 25th Feb 2021

As schools start to return in Scotland this week from another COVID-lockdown, we are thinking about all of the schools around the world which are less fortunate. For most of…

 

Pamoja Leo helping children to stay in education through COVID

Wed, 3rd Feb 2021

Hazel’s Footprints has been supporting Pamoja Leo, an amazing charity operating in Tanga, Tanzania. Pamojoa Leo works to support orphaned and vulnerable children who struggle to access education. Hazel’s Footprints initially…

 

Porridge & Pens: A letter from the pandemic

Sun, 24th Jan 2021

Last month, we received a letter from Jemma Williams, Founder of Porridge & Pens, to update on school life in Ghana amid the global pandemic. In 2020, we agreed to fund…

 

Open Way education continues through the pandemic

Tue, 1st Dec 2020

Hazel’s Footprints Trust has been supporting an incredible organisation, Open Way, which operates in rural Ethiopia, since 2017. We provide funding for the salaries of 9 pre-school teachers. Overall, Open Way has…

 

EdUKaid: Completed school renovation at Mkwajuni Primary, Tanzania

Sun, 20th Sep 2020

Last year, Hazel’s Footprints Trust provided an Educational Project Grant to EdUKaid to support renovations at Mkwajuni Primary in Tanzania. The grant of £9714 paid for the renovation of seven…

 

Tanzanian Secondary School has been “Made with Hope”

Thu, 16th May 2019

Last summer, we made a “third aim” grant of £8,900 to a wonderful UK-based charity called Made with Hope. A brand new school, CHETI Secondary, is now open thanks in part to this…

 

Porridge and Pens build 4 classrooms!

Wed, 13th Feb 2019

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…

 

Update on Open Way Pre-Schools in Ethiopia

Sun, 25th Nov 2018

In November 2017, Hazel’s Footprints agreed a grant of £3,600 for Open Way, a charity which supports pre-school education in rural Ethiopia.  The grant funds the  2018 running costs, including salaries,…

 

Guest blog by Educate for Life’s Iona-Jane Harris

Wed, 14th Nov 2018

We are very excited to share a blog written by Iona-Jane Harris who is one of the Directors of Educate for Life. This is an incredible British charity working at…

 

Ngambenyi – a “model” school in Kenya

Sat, 1st Sep 2018

We are so happy to hear from African Promise that Ngambenyi Primary School in Kenya, the rebuilding of which was fully funded by Hazel’s Footprints, has been recognised as a…

 

Amazing film showing the completed Ngambenyi school

Sat, 20th Jan 2018

We were so excited to be sent this film by our partners African Promise - it's of Ngambenyi Primary School in Kasigau, south east Kenya. This is a school which Hazel's Footprints Trust was able to fund in its entirety and it's fair to say we all had goosebumps watching this.

 

Finished building project in Madagascar

Tue, 21st Nov 2017

We are really pleased to get word last week of the completion of another one of our Third Aim projects, this time in Madagascar. In summer 2016, Hazel’s Footprints agreed to contribute £10,000…

 

Computer room completed in The Gambia

Wed, 11th Oct 2017

We were really pleased to see photos of the new computer room at Bakau Newton Lower Basic School in The Gambia. This is the result of funding via an Educational Project grant…

 

Superb New IT lab at Ngumbe School, Malawi

Sun, 20th Aug 2017

Earlier this year, we agreed to fund a project with IT Schools Africa in Malawi.  We provided a third aim grant of £1,300 to refurbish the IT lab at Ngumbe Community Day School. …

 

Excellent progress at Hunar Ghar school, India

Sat, 12th Aug 2017

We fund two teachers at Educate for Life’s Hunar Ghar school, India We’re delighted to provide you with an update on how things are going at…

 

Grant-funded Hunar Ghar pupils get top marks!

Thu, 11th May 2017

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…

 

Swawou School: Spring Update

Sun, 8th May 2016

Swawou School in Sierra Leone received funding from Hazel’s Footprints to pay for the head teacher’s salary for a period of 2 years.  This is a school which was severely…

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