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 video below gives more background on our project in Uganda and highlights so far.
We are preparing for next month’s deliberate operation in Cebu, Philippines, which is a multi-layered collaborative effort with Serve On and Dentaid, as well as in-country partners. This project, focussed on Umapad Elementary School in Manduae City, will include heavy support for rebuilding work, dental treatment, training and educational support.
Review and post-operation admin continues on our deployment to Sri Lanka after all volunteers have returned home.
Planned operations in Nepal have been postponed due to some logistical issues – work continues to develop these projects which are likely to be delivered in 2018.
TR Operations has stood down from monitoring the Philippines following a 6.5M earthquake on 6 July.