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  • 17th April 2018

    Jacob’s Success

    “We could suddenly see the potential and if we worked together, we knew it was possible,” reflects Jacob. Jacob is one of the Community Agricultural Trainers (CATs) in Amuria in Uganda, working within his farmer group to help households improve their food security by using better farming methods. Signpost started…

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  • 6th April 2018

    Blue Water Tea Party Success!

    I’ll set the scene for you, nearly two hundred guests arrived in their blue outfits, ready to enjoy their afternoon in the ballroom of the Invercarse Hotel. Caitlin Finnan, blessed our ears with her beautiful cello playing as guests sipped their prosecco and explored the very large display of raffle…

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  • 18th March 2018

    Justine’s Garden – Potential Realised

    “Yii, I didn’t know much about farming back then!” laughs Justine shaking her head in disbelief. The Uganda mother of seven is describing the time before Signpost and Ugandan partner VAD (Voluntary Action for Development) began working in her community of Muguluka. “We used to grow tomatoes, egg plants, bananas,…

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  • 16th March 2018

    Success Multiplied

    Together with community residents and our local partners, we recently completed a water and sanitation project in the community of San Juan in the Philippines that was made possible through a grant from the Big Lottery Fund. San Juan is an overpopulated and illegal squatter community in the central Filipino…

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  • 10th March 2018

    Emmanuel’s Story

    Emmanuel is six years old and a pupil at Amaseniko Primary school. Because he has a disabled leg, the prospect of using a squat latrine is particularly daunting. “The school’s latrines were open and filthy and really difficult for me to use. Each day I would walk up and dread…

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  • 23rd January 2018

    Monifieth High School

    Signpost International has had a link with Monifieth High School, a local secondary school since 2005.  Every second year a team of senior pupils, teachers and Signpost staff have spent two weeks in India visiting areas in which Signpost work in partnership with local agencies. Another culture is best experienced…

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