Emmanuel Opio, Director of EHSA An innovative group of former sponsored students have established the Edith's Home Student Association (EHSA). The group aims to harness the shared experience of students who have benefited from the Edith's Home sponsorship program, and provides a forum for sharing ideas. The group's Director, Emmanuel Opio, is excited about the potential impact of the initiative: "We want to create a godly and friendly culture between us and the...
January 6, 2015 | 0 comments
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Every year we send teams to Uganda for two weeks to visit the project and run a summer camp for the sponsored students. This is a great trip and is a fantastic experience for the team members and is a really important and exciting week for the sponsored students.         View a short video of the visit here. If you are up for a challenge and really want to serve and encourage the young people we are supporting...
January 5, 2015 | 0 comments
Edith’s home has been supporting Orphans in the Teso region for 10 years! A summer team when out to share in the joy of reaching the 10 year milestone.  A fantastic community wide celebration was held attended by local official and 800 people from the sounding area. There was much, music dance and a few too many speeches! The enthusiasm was truly heartening as it was clear that this is a highly valued part of the local community. “If somebody came by here...
March 13, 2014 | 0 comments
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We are really grateful to Jude Craig for running this years London marathon for Edith's Home. Jude has been a sponsor of one of our students for the past 10 years and this year has decided to take on this challenge for Edith's Home. Thank you Jude - please support her if you can
November 20, 2013 | 0 comments
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A group of Cardiff students will not be wearing any shoes for the whole of November to raise awareness of those living in extreme poverty and raise money for some fantastic charities. Alex White and Andy Davies are two of the five; they have both visited the work of Edith's Home and are passionate about raising money for our charity by going barefoot.  Have a look on www.noshoesnovember.com and support them if you can. Apart from the cold, they have encountered a...
November 4, 2013 | 0 comments
In August a team of seven travelled to Uganda to visit the project, with varying previous experience of Uganda they had a fantastic two weeks. The team was led by Mike Hobbs and Pam Penman  - it was a great chance to see all the progress made in Uganda and be inspired to focus on future work. Highlights included: The retreat which gave the team a chance to meet with all the students who are sponsored through their secondary and further education and run activities like...
October 4, 2013 | 0 comments
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A third social worker has now been recruited to provide support to all members of the rapidly growing group of child headed families supported in the project. The team now includes Tom, Christine and Vahid.
August 16, 2013 | 0 comments
The 2013 summer team are off to Uganda today for a two week trip visiting the project and running a summer camp for all our sponsored students. Thanks to all of those who have sent letters for the students.  We will update you when the team returns at the end of the month.
August 16, 2013 | 0 comments
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Edith's Home summer team members Mike Hobbs and Andy Davies had their legs waxed on Sunday to raise money for this years trip. No pain, no gain!
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With 3 weeks to go this years summer team are getting organised for another amazing trip. This year 7 team members will be in Uganda from 15-31st August to visit the project and run the summer retreat for the sponsored students. For team leaders Mike Hobbs and Pam Penman this is a long overdue return visit and for others first time African experience. We look forward to hearing all about