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Stories and updates from Hazel's Footprints Trust, our Partner Schools, Educational Projects and Footprinters (volunteers).


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…


Catherine Roy-Stanley’s First Report from Ghana

Sat, 11th Nov 2017

After nearly two months in Ghana, I can safely say that the mad way of life here feels almost ordinary. Power cuts, taxis with doors falling off and the absence…


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…


Hector Wotherspoon’s final report from Ghana

Wed, 13th Sep 2017

As I sit here back home in my comfortable kitchen, its hard to believe that only four weeks ago I was standing up in front of a class of 55 pupils.…


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…


Points of Light Award from Number 10!

Tue, 25th Jul 2017

  We are so touched to announce that Joan and Bill Scott Aiton have just received a lovely letter from Theresa May. The letter was to tell us that Hazel’s Footprints…


Erin Milne: Footprinter Report from Malaysia

Thu, 13th Jul 2017

My first placement was at MRSM TAR, which was located on the East coast of Malaysia. After a few weeks of being at the new school, we were eventually given…


Lucy Mytton’s Second Footprinter Report – India

Sat, 20th May 2017

Hello, I welcome you find out more about my Art Workshops and life in India, let me tell  you about the last 3 months. India bursts with colour, through the…


Ngambenyi school completed!

Sat, 20th May 2017

We are so excited that the building of Ngambenyi Primary School in south east Kenya is now complete! The project was funded entirely by Hazel’s Footprints (£110,000) thanks to incredibly…


Murray Watson: Second Report from Guyana

Sat, 13th May 2017

Murray Watson reports on his volunteer year at Sand Creek Secondary, Guyana. Time to write from Letham Day 110, again I’m in Lethem – 3 hours from Sand Creek. This…


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…


Murray Watson: Early Days report from Guyana

Sat, 4th Feb 2017

Murray Watson lets us know how he’s getting teaching maths and science in Sand Creek, Guyana. To say he’s working with limited resources is an understatement, but he (and the…


Stephanie Smith: Final Report from South Africa

Sat, 4th Feb 2017

Stephanie Smith writes her final report on her experience volunteering in Ngcizela, South Africa. My life in Ngcizela Yho, (this kind of loosely translates to a sigh in English) is…


Lucy Mytton’s first footprinter report (India)

Fri, 20th Jan 2017

Its nearly one month until I get on the plane and fly east to India for one whole year. I will be running art projects and workshops for the whole 12…


Hector Wotherspoon: Footprinter off to Ghana

Wed, 11th Jan 2017

15 days to go and counting! Im so excited to be heading out to Ghana in the New Year. Woah, hold on a minute.. Ghana? I thought he was going…


Stephanie Smith: 3rd report from South Africa

Mon, 21st Nov 2016

So at the end of my last report I said that the end of the third term would show the fruits of our labour and I believe that is just…


Footprints Ball 2016

Fri, 28th Oct 2016

We are so thrilled that Footprints Events are supporting us in their inaugural Ball! It’s being held on 5th November in Folkstone, Kent.  Guests can look forward to a glamorous evening…


Kitty Thomson: 1st report from Honduras

Thu, 20th Oct 2016

I am happy to say that this is my first Footprinters report from within my country Honduras! For those of you who do not know, my name is Kitty Thomson…


Louisa Crookshanks: Final Report from Malaysia

Sun, 9th Oct 2016

On the 20th August last year I got on a plane headed to Malaysia about to start the greatest adventure of my life so far. I spent a whole year…


Jem Warner: Final Report from Rwanda

Tue, 12th Jul 2016

After finishing at the Excel school, I then started working at the Rwamagana Protestant school, a secondary school. Here I taught Maths to slightly older students, whose English was very…

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