On the 8th July 2018, eight girls and two members of staff from St. Francis’ College travelled to Kanyike for the experience of a lifetime. Upon arrival, we were struck by the green beauty of the country and the friendly, welcoming nature of the people. It still amazes me that these people with so little to their name could be so hospitable and give us so much.
In spring 2018, the DHL (Peterborough) team transformed life at the heart of the villages – the Health Centre.
People of many faiths came together to celebrate Fr Kakuba's 40 years as a priest. A joyous mass was followed by a party - and a truly magnificent cake.
An ideal gift to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Fr Kakuba's priesthood came from the Kampala Rotary Club: a Family Health Day for the Kanyike villagers!
A sense of real excitement and anticipation gripped us as we left the UK. We were greeted at Entebbe by the warming smiles of Aidah and Dan (from the Kanyike Project), who helped us load our luggage on to the top of their van in the Ugandan heat
The villagers had been looking forward to the return of the men who work for DHL. The local engineer and his team had prepared the building materials and everything was ready
From January, the two community voluntary teams, together with their supervisors, started a new community work program called “REACH OUT”. This new program is targeting the most affected neediest HIV/AIDS households........
In July 2014 I went to Kanyike with a group of students from St Francis' College in Letchworth. The trip was a great success and very much enjoyed by us all.
In May the new truck finally arrived!
A much-needed nursery was built in just two weeks in March 2014 by a group of volunteers from the UK, who all work for DHL in Peterborough. They raised the money and gave up their time to fly over to build two sturdy classrooms......