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January

KAASO is reopening

KAASO is reopening on Monday!

Saturday 8th January, 2022

It’s an exciting time at KAASO as schools are reopening on Monday! It’s been great receiving updates from Dominic this week on the preparations underway for the students’ return and we’re excited to share these with you.

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December

Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas from Unity is Strength 🎄

Tuesday 21st December, 2021

Thank you for supporting Unity is Strength this year. We wish you a Happy Christmas and all the best for the New Year. Please read on to see our highlights of 2021.

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December

Buy a Bed for KAASO

Looking for a Christmas gift idea?! Buy a bed for KAASO!

Saturday 11th December, 2021

This is a short update to let you know about a fundraiser we’ve launched in the run-up to Christmas. We’re delighted to have teamed up with Emma Outteridge (the KAASO Volunteer Co-ordinator) to run the KAASO Christmas Bunk Bed fundraiser!

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November

Giving Tuesday, 2021

It’s Giving Tuesday! You can make a difference today

Tuesday 30th November, 2021

We’ve been busy the last couple of months building a new website, writing impact stories, securing a grant, speaking at the Shropshire Chamber of Commerce breakfast and giving an assembly at Northbourne Park School. All in support of the income-generating projects at St Paul KAASO School in Uganda.

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October

Projects at KAASO, October 2021

Read Dominic’s Report on the staff projects at KAASO

Saturday 2nd October, 2021

On behalf of the Management, Administration and staff of KAASO, allow me to submit our appreciations to all friends who have tremendously donated to our school projects especially during this challenging time of the Covid Pandemic.

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August

Projects at KAASO, July 2021

The Road to Masaka…

Sunday 15th August, 2021

Thanks to your generous support, the projects at KAASO for the teachers and staff are underway and going well. So far, they have constructed a goat house and a piggery, and are growing watermelon in the gardens.

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July

Projects at KAASO, July 2021

How your donations are helping at KAASO

Sunday 25th July, 2021

This is just a quick message to say thank you for your fantastic support. In the first week of July, we were able to send £4,800 to St Paul KAASO School to support the staff and teachers through this incredibly difficult time.

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July

Boys' Washroom, July 2021

Thank you for donating to our Covid Relief Fund!

Friday 2nd July, 2021

At the beginning of June, Uganda re-entered a national lockdown as Covid cases were rapidly rising. All schools had to close again, which made an already difficult situation even more challenging for those at St Paul KAASO. We got in touch with Dominic, the Founder and Director of KAASO, to ask what we could do to help.

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May

Movemment for Good, May 2021

News from KAASO and how you can help us win £1,000!

Monday 31st May, 2021

It’s been quite a busy month at the Unity is Strength HQ, so we’d thought we’d check in with our fantastic supporters and let you know what we’ve been up to. We’ve recently sent a donation of £1,000 to St Paul KAASO Primary School to help with repairs for the Boys’ washroom.

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May

Captain Tom 100 Challenge, May 2021

We did it! See how we got on 💪 #CaptainTom100

Sunday 2nd May, 2021

We had a fantastic time yesterday completing our #CaptainTom100 Challenge. St Paul KAASO School in Uganda organised a whole host of activities for the teachers and students to get involved in, and we were skipping in the UK!

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April

Captain Tom 100 Challenge, April 2021

We’re doing the Captain Tom 100 Challenge

Sunday 25th April, 2021

We are excited to let you know that next weekend (30th April – 3rd May), we will be taking part in the Captain Tom 100 Challenge! Friday 30th April 2021 would have been Captain Sir Tom Moore’s 101st birthday and the one-year anniversary of the extraordinary celebrations following the conclusion of his famous 100 laps of his garden that raised an incredible £38.9 million for the NHS.

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March

Solar batteries at KAASO, March 2021

Solar batteries installed!

Monday 29th March, 2021

We were thrilled to hit the fundraising target for the Solar Batteries fund at the beginning of February. This has given everyone at St Paul KAASO a real boost and they’ve been able to undertake the replacement of the solar batteries already.

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February

KAASO, December 2020

How your donations have helped

Saturday 6th February, 2021

It was great to hear that the money we raised before Christmas reached St Paul KAASO Primary School so quickly. We were delighted to receive a report from Dominic earlier this week detailing how the funds have been spent and we are now very happy to share this information with you.

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December

Rose and Lizzie

Thank you for your support and Happy Christmas

Tuesday 22nd December, 2020

In such a difficult year, we wanted to say an especially big thank you for donating to Unity is Strength. We are delighted to be able to support St Paul KAASO School during these challenging times.

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