Daily Archives: J July, 2016


Project Workers settle into their schools in Mbarara

After a busy training week in Mbarara (read what our Project Workers thought here and here), last weekend the PWs were finally ready to spread their wings and fly the nest. They’ve now spent a full week living and working in their schools, and for me and my fellow coordinator Anna, the week was spent visiting them in their schools to see how they’re settling in. St Benedict’s Technical Institute – Amanda, Corina and Mikolaj Isingiro Secondary School – […]

Amanda, Corina and Miko outside their accommodation.

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Nombe Update

Once a partner school has graduated from EPAfrica’s investment programme, the link is not broken once project workers have bid their farewells to the school: EPAfrica maintains a close network of prospective, current and alumni schools within the Mbarara area to maximise its impact. As part of the maintenance of this network, a faction of the 2016 Mbarara Project Workers visited Nombe Secondary to measure how far the school has progressed since EPAfrica’s 2014 project […]


First impressions of Mbarara by Project Worker Amanda

On Monday, the 27th of June, eleven project workers first set foot on Ugandan soil at Entebbe International Airport, eager to charge off to their schools, plan brilliant projects and make a difference. But they were not quite ready…first, they would have to go through training week. Dramatic introductions aside, it was an extremely exhausting flight and the first day was spent mostly on a long bus ride from Entebbe to Mbarara, the cycle of dozing […]

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