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First Term Newsletter - April 2024

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Empowering Women and Girls: Stories of Strength from Nabugabo - March 2024

Reflecting on my recent visit to Nabugabo, Uganda, I want to celebrate the amazing girls and women, who have to overcome...

Recent visit by HUGE Trustees - February 2024

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New School Year 2024 - Read for Life Phonics Training

Prior to the start of the school year next Monday, we have been very fortunate to have Read for Life trainers providing ...

Congratulations to all 20 PLE Students - January 2024

We are delighted to report that all 20 of our students from Nabugabo Primary School successfully passed their Primary Le...

End of third term Newsletter - December 2023

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Working in the Community - October 2023

An important element of HUGE's work, where possible, is to assist in the community especially where it improves the care...

Back to School at Nabugabo - September 2023

The third and last school term of 2023 has started well at Nabugabo Community Primary School with good attendance, lots ...

World Teachers' Day - 5th October 2023

On World Teachers' Day we recognise and celebrate the fantastic work teachers carry out around the globe often in di...

End of second Term Newsletter - August 2023

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Welcome Pangbourne! - July 2023

All at Nabugabo Community Primary School are delighted to be welcoming students and staff from Pangbourne College, one o...

New Term - June 2023

The second term at Nabugabo is now in full swing and we are pleased to report a fantastic attendance of children. It is ...

MAY 2023

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Congratulations Clare - April 2023

Clare from Primary 7 recently won gold medal at the youth athletics competition held in Nabweru, Kampala. This is a trem...

International Women's Day - 8th March 2023

Today is International Women's Day and all at HUGE and Nabugabo Community Primary School actively promote the education ...

An exciting new school year at Nabugabo - February 2023

We are delighted to welcome back all the children for a new school year at Nabugabo Primary School and importantly, to w...

Fantastic PLE results from P7 - FEBRUARY 2023

We are delighted to announce that all 16 students at Nabugabo Primary School passed their Primary Leaving Exams taken in...

DECEMBER 2022

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Library Transformation - November 2022

Huge thanks to Anne, a former librarian from Sotegrande International School, who spent a week in Nabugabo and gave the ...

P7 Finish Primary Leaving Exams - November 2022

We are delighted to report that sixteen students completed their Primary Leaving Exams this week in preparation for seco...

Circle Time at Nabugabo - October 2022

Huge thanks to Caroline, from Pangbourne College, together with Jan, Andrew and Wilf for their help and assistance this ...

A HUGE thank you to Richard and Hannah - August 2022

Richard Follett, a teacher from Pangbourne College and his daughter Hannah, visited NCLC at the end of last term. They r...

AUGUST 2022

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A HUGE Thanks to Headington School - June 2022

A HUGE thank you to David Cunningham and the children and parents of Headington School for another fantastic collection ...

A HUGE thank you to the Oratory Prep School

A huge thank you to the children, parents and staff of Oratory Prep School for the wonderful donation of school uniform ...

GOOD TO BE BACK WITH OUR FRIENDS - March 2022

Three of the Trustees from HUGE visited Nabugabo this week and were welcomed by bright, happy smiles and warm, blue skie...

JANUARY 2022

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10th January 2022 - NCLC is back!

We are delighted to announce that Nabugabo Community Learning Centre reopened today, Monday 10th January. We wish headte...

Trustees visit NCLC, Nabugabo - December 2021

After almost two years, two of the trustees from HUGE, visited Nabugabo for a short trip to help staff prepare for the r...

HUGE moves to JustGiving as their Donation and Fundraising platform - October 2021

With the imminent closure of Virgin Money Giving, HUGE has moved to JustGiving as their new charity platform. We look fo...

Update from NCLC, Nabugabo - October 2021

The President of Uganda has announced that primary schools will not reopen until January 2022. Whilst this is still some...

Congratulations to P7 Children and all the staff at Nabugabo! - July 2021

We are delighted to announce that all 18 children in class P7 passed their Primary Leaving Exam at Nabugabo Community Le...

GOOD LUCK P7 - March 2021

Across the globe, children are united by the uncertainty and frustrations over schooling and exams and deserve so much s...

Busy Times again at NCLC, Nabugabo - March 2021

The return to school is proving a great success at Nabugabo. P7, who have been back since November 2020, have now been j...

Schools across Uganda remain closed except for Exam Years -18th January 2021

Following the elections last week, the ministry of Education in Uganda has announced that schools will only reopen for s...

DECEMBER 2020

Well done all at Nabugabo for getting through a challenging year. Roll on 2021!Read the full newsletter HUGE-Newsletter-...

OCTOBER 2020 - Exciting News!

We are delighted to inform you that Term 2 has finally started at Nabugabo Community Learning Centre. A cautious start w...

News from the Lakeshore - September 2020

Since our last Newsletter in April, schools across Uganda have remained closed as the country implements one of the stri...

Ed and Rory cycle for HUGE!

On the 5th - 7th August, Ed Batten and Rory Hogan will be cycling from Pangbourne to Padstow for The HUGE Partnership a...

July Update - NCLC and Nabugabo

It is now over 14 weeks since Uganda implemented one of the strictest lockdowns in Africa to curb the pandemic and, to d...

June 2020 - NCLC and Nabugabo Update

Uganda has been in lockdown since the 18th March and, as a consequence, all schools including NCLC have been shut and th...

April 2020 - Support needed more than ever!

With many children and teachers starting the Summer term in their new virtual classrooms, we think of children and teach...

Supporting NCLC and the Nabugabo community, March 2020, Amy Batten

I am currently on my gap year and was due to fly to Uganda from Kenya tomorrow. I was thoroughly looking forward to work...

A Busy and Productive start of Term at NCLC - February 2020

NCLC and HUGE had a very positive start to the new school term and we thank everyone for their continued support and ass...

NABUGABO 2020!

A Happy New Year to everyone from the team at Nabugabo Community Learning Centre and HUGE.
We are very much looking f...

Christmas Greetings and End of Term in Nabugabo 2019

We hope all our supporters are well and looking forward to the Christmas break. As you may recall from David Batten's...

November 2019

This recent video of Nabugabo Community Learning Centre shows how the school has grown over the last 7 years. What a hap...

HUGE Visit October 2019

In preparation for our visit to Nabugabo Community Learning Centre (NCLC), we have collected many wonderful supplies, re...

On the 8th September, James Harris, is running the New Forest Marathon

On the 8th September, James Harris, a long term supporter of HUGE and NCLC, is running the New Forest Marathon for The H...

News from the Lakeshore - August 2019

Jebbale ko, Jambo, Sawubona, Greetings, Sincere apologies for this tardy newsletter, this has been a busy year with much...

HUGE team visit to NCLC

The HUGE Partnership have just come back from visiting the wonderful Nabugabo Community Learning Centre, Uganda. The new...

3 Peaks Challenge

9 Hikers, 4 member Support team, Over £17,000 raised
Every year, the Trustees of The HUGE Partnership organise ...

Making Maths Fun, Sewing Machines, Joining the Local Library and More

Guest Blog from Margy Cockburn
Margy Cockburn, an experienced Maths teacher trainer visited Nabugabo for 6 weeks at t...

HUGE News - May 2017

NEWS FROM NABUGABO COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTRE, ONE OF THE MAIN PROJECTS SUPPORTED BY HUGE
Staff and pupils are current...

School Solar project lights up community of Nabugabo

An inspiring community project from 3 students at Sotogrande International School
This initiative is a brilliant exam...

The Ark

The Nabugabo Community Learning Centre (NCLC) serves rural village communities in Masaka District and many of the childr...

HUGE visit - April 2016

Mel Batten, one of the HUGE trustee has written an update on the latest trip to Nabugabo, a fantastic insight into all t...

Pangbourne College

Pangbourne College are another of our wonderful school partnerships based in the UK who have taken the Nabugabo Communit...

School Minibus

The Nabugabo Community Learning Centre is approximately 25kms from the nearest town, Masaka, and can only be reached by ...

The Tales of Nabugabo - Bassaleg school

Following Bassaleg's Assistant Headteacher, Marc Batten's first visit to Nabugabo Community Learning Centre, NCLC, in 20...

HUGE visit, Easter 2015

The HUGE team of 11 enthusiastic and willing volunteers (and 700kg of donations) headed out to Nabugabo over Easter. We ...

New building works and cows!

It been an exciting and very busy few months at the Nabugabo Community Learning Centre. Substantial building works have ...

Health Centre in Nabugabo

The HUGE team recently visited Nabugabo and part of their visit included supplying the area with the beginnings of a hea...

Early Stages of HUGE

The HUGE partnership, was formulated in early 2013. A visit out to Nabugabo in February was accompanied with over 200kg ...