A rainbow of recycled paper beads

September 19, 2012 awamu family shop

Recycled paper beads made by women in kampala, Uganda

A Rainbow of recycled paper beads just arrived from Kampala and shortly to be available in our shop

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How awamu works

September 5, 2012 Education support for vulnerable children

How awamu works

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Tom’s dream of going to school has finally come true..

May 7, 2012 Video

This film will make you cry! Tom was ecstatic when he found out his dream of enrolling in school would finally come true a few months ago…watch this film to see how awamu is helping to change childrens lives in Kampala

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Our inspiration – meet the faces behind the products

April 30, 2012 Video

Handmade in Kampala, Uganda, Africa

Meet some of the team who put time and loving care into turning our patterns and fabric into beautifully tailored items you can buy in our shop.

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Meet Diana – she loves to dance

March 20, 2012 awamu reporters (messages and updates from the children we work with)

Children in the slums of Kampala

I have so much to tell you about what I got up to Kampala that I just didn’t know where to start…until I stumbled this clip on whilst this which I filmed whilst visiting the school that many of children we are supporting with our education grants have just enrolled.

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VIDEO: the amazing and inspiring people we work with

December 11, 2011 awamu crafts women (messages and updates from the women we work with)

To really understand the reality of life in the slums of Kampala and the amazing and inspiring people we are working with watch this film NOW!

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Video: London to Paris – the movie!

October 12, 2011 Donate

13 (lovely) people cycled nearly 180 miles over three days through unseasonal rain and wind, we had twelve punctures (two within 20 minutes!) and raised over £15,000 which will support 20 orphaned children like Sentongo and Nagawa in Kampala, enabling them to complete their primary education. Awamu – London to Paris Ride by Stefan Goodchild

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Video: life in Bwaise & Jordan

November 24, 2010 Uganda

We have added this video which we hope will give you a little more insight into the reality of life in Bwaise. As you will see, homes like Regina’s are built on swamp land which floods two to three times a year – though many of the homes submerged in water all year round.

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