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Transforming 50k Lives Campaign

Transforming 50k Lives Campaign

The Transforming 50k Lives Campaign, launched in 2014 to support UWS to build and sustain its central infrastructure, has been a huge success thanks to the generosity and hard work of UWS supporters. We are thrilled to announce that we are just £60,000 away from our...
UWS attends the Global Education and Skills Forum

UWS attends the Global Education and Skills Forum

The Global Education & Skills Forum, an annual event launched by the Varkey Foundation in 2013, is a unique opportunity for those involved in education across the world to come together to seek solutions to achieving education, equity and employment for all. UWS...
Myanmar Update

Myanmar Update

Kyar Tear Toe Bo village, Myanmar has a brand new school! The village in the Shan state is home to over 200 children who had previously never entered a classroom.

Beyond the Bike: Cycling Cambodia for UWS

Beyond the Bike: Cycling Cambodia for UWS

At the end of March, 17 intrepid UWS supporters took up the challenge to cycle 300 kilometres through rural and remote Cambodia in 35 degree heat.  The challenge was to visit as many of the UWS Cambodia schools and communities as possible over the course of 6 days to...
What our School Partnership has shown me

What our School Partnership has shown me

Yasmin is a student at Tiffins Girls’ School. They are partnered with UWS Ol Thom, in Cambodia. She tells us a little of her experience of their School Partnership As a student, I resonate with children who do not yet have access to education: it has been a...
Volunteer with us!

Volunteer with us!

Livia Benschu, a 19 year old student from Potsdam, was inspired to become a long-term UWS volunteer after visiting Cambodia with our German partner ConCultures in 2014. Livia has been in Cambodia since early January, working with our UWS team and in the ConCultures Partner School, UWS Roy.

Developing Student Leaders

Developing Student Leaders

At the core of our UWS model is the desire for our school partnerships to be reciprocal. For our UK and international partners to experience tangible benefits from supporting a specific community in Cambodia, Myanmar or Nepal. One example of this in 2016 has been from...
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