OMUSHANA NEWS

Our Class Support Programme continues to thrive

Our Class Support Programme continues to thrive Omushana Admin |

The new school year began successfully in February. Our Class Support programme continues to thrive at four primary schools and one secondary school. During 2016, this programme subsidised fees for over 120 children and achieved many additional developments such as the building of two classrooms, a latrine, and a kitchen; the purchase of many books and several desks; and the awarding of prizes to many students....


Join Us for an Evening of African Entertainment

Join Us for an Evening of African Entertainment Omushana Admin |

On May 5th, if you are in or near Shrewsbury, come and enjoy a fantastic evening of African entertainment and food and a chance to see more about our projects. All the profits go to Omushana to support our School Nutrition and Community Library projects...


A New Library for Ruhija

A New Library for Ruhija Omushana Admin |

In March 2017, we were awarded a grant by the British Foreign Schools Society to open a second community library. The new library will be opened in Ruhija by the end of 2017 - but first we need to raise a further £5000. We will be crowdfunding for this during May. Please support us. Further details will be announced shortly!...


Thank You Abby Primary Community School

Thank You Abby Primary Community School Omushana Admin |

A huge thank you to Abbey Primary Community School in Leicester who donated over 800 children's reading books to send to Uganda. Gill had a wonderful morning with the children talking about the Ugandan children's lives and showing the crafts and toys they make. Year 1 also enjoyed African singing, dancing and stories...


Fairtrade Fortnight

Fairtrade Fortnight Omushana Admin |

During Fairtrade fortnight in March, Omushana held lots of craft stalls in Shropshire, selling over £500 of crafts....


33 Miles in Aid of Omushana

33 Miles in Aid of Omushana Omushana Admin |

Huge congratulations to Finn who completed a 33 mile bike ride to raise £400 for Omushana. Finn has chosen to support our Vocational Training projects which means that several young Ugandans will be able to learn skills such as carpentry, sewing, construction or business management....