JAGS girls really spread the Christmas love and to Ugandan children that appreciated it most in 2015. Miss Parker took one for the team and nominated herself as Santa Claus to take out all the beautifully hand crafted parcels to the AFFCAD Christmas party which went down, as imagined, a huge treat! Definitely worth […]
The idea of AFFCAD UK arose in September 2014. Later that year, we officially launched the charity. One of the first events, Project Lucky Stars, raised £671 for AFFCAD Children’s Christmas Party. Overall we were able to send an astonishing £1039 to a school, which was announced by a whole school phone call with Uganda. To fund a […]
In Easter, 2017, a group of girls from JAGS will be travelling to Kampala, Uganda to volunteer with AFFCAD. We will be working closely with members of the local community in the hope of helping to bring fundamental change and sustainable development to the slum communities in Kampala. We will be be volunteering on the projects AFFCAD […]
Our first project, Project Chicken Feed was to begin a chicken farm which would generate a stable income by selling the chickens and their eggs, so that AFFCAD Uganda could feed the children at the Excel Primary School in Bwaise, lunch every day with the money raised. The Ugandan musical group, HeartBeat recorded a charity […]
AFFCAD UK’s ‘Give a Girl a Future’ project helps take girls off the streets of Bwaise and help them towards a safe and successful future. In the slums of Kampala, girls as young as 11 are forced to sell themselves on the streets in order to earn money – just 5 pence per client. These […]
On Tuesday 22nd November JAGS supported the switch off fortnight campaign. Between 2.15 and 3.15 all the lights, computers and interactive white boards were switched off in the school for an hour of electronic free teaching. Also, over the lunch hour the Eco Club ran a disco in the dark. Here, acoustic music was played […]
On Friday 7th October JAGS dressed boldly for #makesomenoise supporting local children’s charities and spoke out about community issues on stage. We raised £594.
JAGS launched Roots and Shoots this year – first project was to support the SOS children’s villages charity, that works towards providing homes for street children across Russia. The charity began its work in Moscow in the 1980s and has since expanded to help abandoned and orphaned children all around the country. They provide children with […]
James Allen’s Girls’ School in London joined Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible today. You can see where James Allen’s Girls’ School is on a map and read about their local environment here.