News

Updates and news from Edukid volunteers.

Introducing Hope & Fortune….

One of the best things about having a charity is that we meet some incredibly inspirational people along the way. From people who join us on our trips, to child sponsors, volunteers and trustees; everyone has a story and everyone is motivated by their desire to make a difference. We love building new relationships with… Read more »

Update on Our Accounts

Edukid was established in 2003 – the result of one man’s dream to help a community that lived in poverty unlike anything he’d seen before. What started as a relatively small project has continued to grow year-on-year, and we are striving to make the most of every penny that is donated to us. At Edukid,… Read more »

Charity concert Sing to Break the Cycle returns for 2018

After the success of 2017, we are thrilled that our charity concert, Sing to Break the Cycle, will return on 19th October 2018. It is fair to say that we were totally overwhelmed by the feedback and success of last year’s concert. The most important factor is that every young performer loved the experience. Watching… Read more »

Ride to Break the Cycle 2017

May saw the annual Ride to Break the Cycle. This year, 15 intrepid cyclists (and one very tolerant support driver) took to the roads of Cornwall and Normandy, cycling from Bideford to Brest and back, via Landivisiau, Bideford’s twin town. The cyclists managed a whopping 250 miles in 4 days and between them have raised… Read more »

Uganda 2017 – Beyond The Fence

On our 2017 trip to Uganda, the team witnessed many success stories; they were greeted by smiling faces and learnt how going to school has transformed families’ lives. They also met children who were still unable to attend school as they are awaiting sponsorship. At Edukid, we can’t emphasise enough just how much we value… Read more »

Changing Lives in Uganda: Vicky’s Story

Meet Vicky. Six months ago, Vicky’s life was good – tough, but good. She lived in a rural area near Gulu with her husband and six children. Her three eldest children went to school, she and her husband worked hard and although they were by no means wealthy, they managed. Tragically, in September 2017, Vicky’s… Read more »

Sing to Break the Cycle

For six years, Edukid have dreamt of holding a concert for local school children. Chris’s dream was to give children of all ages and abilities the opportunity to sing on a professional stage, bringing school communities together. On 20th January 2017, that dream came too! Though challenging, Edukid managed to secure 6 schools who were… Read more »

A Classroom In A Box

At Edukid, we are constantly looking for the most effective way to help as many children as possible, without detracting from the personal, one-to-one support that makes our work so effective. In the last year, we discovered a piece of technology that has the potential to revolutionise the way in which children in some of… Read more »

The Ugandan Civil War – a Brief History

Uganda has had a troubled past, plagued by despotic leadership and civil war for half a century. As distressing as Uganda’s past is, it is important that we understand a little about what the men, women and children in Uganda have endured, so that we may better understand their situation today and to build a… Read more »