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Six schools in Nepal!

Six schools in Nepal!

The past few months have been busy for the UWS Nepal team! Since the inauguration of our first school in May, a further 4 schools have been completed, and another building project is already underway. This means that we will soon have 6 schools in the Sankhuwasabha district of East Nepal.

Commitment to quality: teacher training in Cambodia

Commitment to quality: teacher training in Cambodia

School’s out for summer (or, monsoon season!), but that has not dampened the efforts at our community schools. Earlier this month our Cambodian education team led teacher training sessions for the community teachers, using some of the interactive materials provided in our classrooms.

Fundraising ideas to get you started

Fundraising ideas to get you started

We continue to be inspired by the imaginative ways in which UWS supporters fundraise for our schools. We have also seen that this hard work is not something that has to forfeit on the ‘fun’. If you’d like to get involved, but are feeling in need of some inspiration, here is a quick round up of our favourite, fun, and very feasible fundraising activities to incorporate into your home, workplace and local community.

Educate A Child signs agreement with United World Schools

Educate A Child signs agreement with United World Schools

Educate A Child (EAC), a programme of the Qatar based Education Above All Foundation (EAA), has signed a three year agreement with United World Schools (UWS), a UK registered charity, to provide quality primary education to over 33,000 out of school children across remote and marginalised communities in Cambodia, Myanmar and Nepal.

Churcher’s College make a splash

Churcher’s College make a splash

A School Partnership with UWS should create opportunities for students to have fun and find exciting ways to engage others. This was certainly the case at Churcher’s College on the 10th June when the school held a Summer Fayre for their UWS School in Nepal. The stalls were imaginatively created by students and form tutors and included water slides, limbo, splat the teacher, hungry hippos, the ice bucket challenge and dizzy penalties.

UWS supporters take on the Mongol Rally

UWS supporters take on the Mongol Rally

UWS supporters Freddie and Allie are preparing to take on ‘the greatest motoring adventure on the planet’, The Mongol Rally. The pair will be driving more than 20,000 km across Europe and Asia, beginning their journey in England and ending it in Ulan Ude, in Siberian Russia, all in aid of UWS.

Spotlight on UWS Jong Ra

Spotlight on UWS Jong Ra

UWS Jong Ra opened two years ago. Today, under the leadership of a committed headteacher, the village’s first ever school is thriving. Entering the school, the first thing you notice are a number of signs with proverbs, praising the value of hard work, education and...
UWS opens its first school in Nepal!

UWS opens its first school in Nepal!

Early May marked one year since the devastating Nepal earthquakes, the second of which had its epicentre very close to the planned UWS hub of Sankhuwasabha, in Eastern Nepal. One year on, and we are thrilled to announce that Sankhuwasabha is no longer a ‘planned’ UWS...
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