Thank you from ICEF and Tekera!
Thank you to everyone who participated and donated to ICEF’s annual gala. Our work supports a community of 15,000 people working towards wellbeing and self-sustainability – and we can’t thank you enough for your support in helping us achieve these goals. This year we raised over $75,000 towards our programs and self-sustainability initiatives. From the […]
Thank you from ICEF Canada
Thank you so much for your support at the Two-Step for Tekera event. With the help of donors, supporters, and volunteers we raised over $57,500!! The most we have ever raised! This money is enough to support our 34 staff, primary school of 250 kids, vocational trades school, co-operative farm, demonstration farm, micro finance initiatives, […]
Introducing our Executive Director – Sonya Sangster
Sonya Sangster joins ICEF Canada in January 2017 as its first ever Executive Director. Sonya brings to ICEF almost 10 years of development experience, previously working closely with Ugandan communities in healthcare, education, gender, poverty reduction, economic development, socio-cultural empowerment, agriculture, and climate change adaptation. She brings a strong background in international development theory and […]
Beach Grove spell-a-thon raises almost $7,000
Beach Grove Elementary’s Me to We group has raised nearly $7,000 through a spell-athon to benefit a lunch program for Ugandan students. “I’m just so impressed with the compassion, empathy and hard work of this year’s Grade 7 We group,” said teacher sponsor Joanne Calder. “They have been so dedicated all year, and their caring […]
The Tekera Vocational School is now open
TVS has opened its doors to adults and children alike! All must be Primary 7 graduates, and age is not a factor. The 4 subjects being offered are: tailoring, carpentry, agriculture and masonry. The cost is Canadian $250 per year (scholarships are available), and the Level 1 Certificate acquired is a two-year program. Graduates of […]
We have a fully Ugandan Staff!
With the February 2016 appointment of our new Field Director, Nakalinzi Maureen (in Uganda, the surname comes first), TRC is now fully-staffed — and with an all-Ugandan contingent. There are 15 certified teachers, 3 nurses, a cook, 5 maintenance/farming staff, a security guard, 4 managers (all women!), a project coordinator, and a field director. The […]
Uganda Container Project (Rotary)
The Rotary Club of Tsawwassen is embarking on a new international project to ship a 45 feet container of medical supplies and equipment to three different needy charities near Masaka, Uganda. Rotary World Help will be collecting donated medical supplies and equipment from our local hospitals and will arrange for the shipping. One of the […]