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


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…


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…


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…


Ngambenyi Update: April 2016

Mon, 25th Apr 2016

We recently heard from Charles Coldman, Director of African Promise, on the progress that’s being made at Ngambenyi school in Kenya.  We are so excited about this school: we are…


News (and a great photograph) from Ngambenyi

Sat, 27th Jun 2015

We’ve been trying to keep abreast of developments from Kenya and the work African Promise are doing on a new primary school. A week ago we received the latest news,…


News from Team Kenya

Mon, 22nd Jun 2015

We’ve had some great recent news from Team Kenya. They’ve rounded it all up for us in this PDF attachment that you can download here. Some highlights: Six secondary students…


A Happy Start to 2015 from Team Kenya

Tue, 10th Feb 2015

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,…


Charity update from Future Hope Montessori School August 2014

Wed, 24th Sep 2014

Hazel’s Footprints is excited to be supporting The Vipingo Village Fund in Kenya with a £10,000 grant. Here’s a little bit more about the work they do. The Vipingo Village…


Updates from Kisimenyi Primary & Wakadogo

Tue, 3rd Jun 2014

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…


Update from Team Kenya

Fri, 18th Apr 2014

We donated £2440 last year to Team Kenya for help with teachers and the rest of the wonderful work that they do. They’ve just sent us this update: Top performance…


A celebration of the new school at Kisimenyi – Brilliant video from African Promise

Tue, 17th Sep 2013

A celebration of the new school at Kisimenyi from African Promise on Vimeo. Last week we received a link to this wonderful video of Kisimenyi School in Kenya from Charles…


Update from Madaraka Community School in Kenya

Sun, 8th Sep 2013

(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…


Kianda Transition Class Report

Sat, 17th Aug 2013

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…


News from Kisimenyi Primary in Kenya

Sat, 18th May 2013

Hazel’s Footprints have donated £13200 to African Promise to help in the construction of new classrooms and girls loos. Here’s their update on the project. Current status – building-by-building/ Nursery…


Mid-term report by Sarah Croxford

Thu, 18th Apr 2013

How can I summarise the last six or seven months in Kenya? Exciting, scary, tough, amazing, sad, joyful, a dream come true, a life-changing experience All of these and more!…


Sarah Croxford: Initial report

Wed, 12th Sep 2012

Hello, Im Sarah, Im a primary teacher with 7 years experience, and Im taking a sabbatical year from my job in order to volunteer in Kenya. Its just over a…


Adongo the Alarm Clock by Vicki White

Thu, 12th Apr 2012

Amosi! (Hi) I cant quite believe I have been in Kenya for just over 2 months, the time has gone so fast! I have been volunteering with the charity Team…


Vicki White: Initial Report

Wed, 1st Feb 2012

Not long now!!! Hi there! My name is Vicki White, I am 23 years old and live in Newcastle upon Tyne. In February I will be volunteering in Kenya for…


Fundraising Issues by Callum Henry

Fri, 16th Dec 2011

Nearly three months has passed now here in Kenya and they have been the most busy, exciting and stressful months of my life without a doubt. This update will not…


Initial report by Callum Henry

Sat, 1st Oct 2011

I’ve been here for a month now and I feel that I’m now ready to give you a full update of the project. I now understand the aims much better…


Funding report: Eramba School by Sophie Rodgers

Sun, 20th Sep 2009

During the two months of July and August 2009, I spent my time at Eramba Mixed Secondary School in the Kisii region of Kenya working on a sustainable resource investment…

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