Stephanie Higgins: 3rd Report from Uganda

I can’t believe how much time has flown since my last report! It is now the second term of teaching at Ruth Mother Care school in Nansana, Kampala. This term we got right back into the swing of school life after the long Christmas break now that we are more used to the school day and the style of teaching there. For the first week or two of the new term, there were less children than usual because the children aren’t allowed to return to […]

Stephanie Higgins – second report from Uganda

Since my last report, we have been very busy at school preparing for the end of term graduation before the children break up for the Christmas holidays. This meant that instead of teaching in the afternoon, we got to watch the children practice for their graduation performances, which involve lots of dancing, including traditional Ugandan dance, singing and drama. We also got asked to teach ballet because the teachers thought we would be ballet dancers because we’re English. Since I had done ballet till I […]

Stephanie Higgins – first report from Uganda

First of all I would like to say a big thank you to Hazel’s Footprints for their support. I feel so privileged to be able to be here in Uganda and would not have been able to do it without this generosity. I can’t believe I’ve now spent almost two months in Kampala, Uganda with Smile Charity Uganda- the time has flown by! This gap year has been something that I’ve thought of and been excited about for a long time so it feels surreal […]