Intern Alex on his experience with Team Rubicon

| Posted By: Alex Channon
Intern Alex on his experience with Team Rubicon

Hi, my name’s Alex. I joined Team Rubicon UK as an intern in the Development and Fundraising team at the beginning of June. I’m a 2nd-year undergraduate studying Geography at the University of Plymouth. I’ve had the chance to work within a variety of areas since joining TR – I’d be lying if I said that I’d regretted spending my summer here, so for anyone... Read More »

TR partnering up to tackle poverty and build community resilience in the Philippines

Team Rubicon UK is partnering with Serve On and Dentaid to deliver a multi-layered collaborative effort that leaves a lasting legacy for the children and community in Mandaue City, Cebu, Philippines. Donate now to support this project The city of Mandaue is on the island of Cebu. It is a large city of around 365,000 with little funding for schooling for the poorest people within the... Read More »

Team Rubicon Norway’s Frank joins ASIST Training at Chilmark

| Posted By: Frank Sandbye-Ruud
Team Rubicon Norway’s Frank joins ASIST Training at Chilmark

Team Rubicon Norway member Frank joined TR colleagues from several countries to participate in our first ASIST training course recently. Here he writes about his experience. I am truly humbled, and proud. During my attendance to the Team Rubicon Global Leadership Summit 2017 in Chilmark UK, I was offered to participate in ASIST training. Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training. Before the workshop I was a... Read More »

Join the Winter Wolf Run for TR

| Posted By: Sarah Roberts
Join the Winter Wolf Run for TR

We are delighted to have been chosen as this year’s charity partner for the Winter Wolf Run for the second year running! The Wolf Run is a hardcore 10k run across raw natural terrain, including open ground, woodland, lakes and thick mud. Come prepared to get dirty. Join the Team Rubicon Wolf Pack at this year’s Winter Wolf – the toughest and dirtiest of all the... Read More »

Uganda field report – into the final week of building

| Posted By: Nathan Nelson
Uganda field report – into the final week of building

The video above provides some background on this project as well as an update on progress so far. You can donate to support this project now. Our team in Uganda is now in their final week of building work. Overall, Team Rubicon is delivering seven kitchens at schools across Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement, with the kitchen at Kiryandongo High School being double-sized. Our first wave of... Read More »

Sitrep 07/07/17 – Building continues in Uganda

| Posted By: Nathan Nelson
Sitrep 07/07/17 – Building continues in Uganda

A team of volunteers has returned from Uganda following a successful two weeks in Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement, working with partners Feed the Hungry and the refugee community to build fuel-efficient kitchens which will feed up to 20,000 schoolchildren. A second wave of volunteers has started work and has made great progress, completing a new school kitchen at Canrom and making good progress with further building work. The... Read More »

Sitrep 30/06/17 – TR continue work in Uganda as operations complete in Sri Lanka

A TR Light Liaison and Assessment Team has returned from Sri Lanka having stayed on after our main deployment to provide assistance in the wake of severe flooding and landslides. The team travelled to several locations around the affected area including IDP (Internally Displaced Persons) camps, where they conducted needs assessments, tested water for contamination, and conducted UAV (drone) surveys to share with local partners. We... Read More »

Uganda field report – TR volunteers continue building work

| Posted By: Sarah Roberts
Uganda field report – TR volunteers continue building work

Now in their second week in Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement (KRS), Uganda, Team Rubicon volunteers have made great progress with kitchen building, working alongside local labourers and partners Feed the Hungry. At Arnold Primary School, a roof has been added to the first kitchen building the volunteers started last week, with work starting on roofing the kitchen at another. The carpentry team has been compared to a... Read More »

The Value of Engagement

| Posted By: Gordy Wills
The Value of Engagement

It is a tired cliché, when encouraging people to engage with something, that you only get out what you put in. But if you are looking for Team Rubicon to help restore your purpose and to be part of your community, then the rest of us can only help you if you take an active role. And it is worth it. I got involved with... Read More »

Uganda field report – TR Greyshirts building kitchens with the community in Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement

Team Rubicon has sent 13 volunteers to the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement, Uganda. TR is working in partnership with Feed the Hungry UK, the Office of the Prime Minister in Uganda and the local refugee population to build permanent, fuel-efficient kitchens. A second wave of ten TR personnel will be heading to Uganda at the end of June to continue work. The Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement (KRS)... Read More »