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  • 9th November 2018

    Signpost AGM

    The Signpost International Annual General Meeting will be held on the following date in the afternoon. Everyone is welcome to attend. Location  – The Signpost Centre, Lothian Crescent, Dundee, DD4 0HU Date – Friday 7th December Time – 2pm to 4pm   Thank you

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  • 21st September 2018

    The beginnings of the Pink Project

    In early 2017, we started the Pink Project in Uganda after raising just over £15,000 in donations and grants. High girl absence and school drop out rates stood out as a significant issue in the communities we were working in and we wanted to do something about it. The Pink…

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  • 4th September 2018

    Acoustic Launch – Coffee That Cares

    Yes, we have had a fantastic summer of sunshine, but don’t you just want to grab a cosy cuppa and listen to some good music? We did just that on Friday night as we launched our new partnership with Henry’s Coffee House in Dundee. Every flavoured latte that you buy…

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  • 4th July 2018

    #CoffeeThatCares

    #CoffeeThatCares Henry’s Coffee House in Dundee is partnering with us to help farmers send their children to school in Uganda. Buy a flavoured latte in the month of September in one of their coffee shops, and Henry’s will donate 20p to support Ugandan farmers. We will be able to train…

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  • 29th May 2018

    Back from East Africa!

    Jamie and Michael just got back from a project monitoring trip in Uganda, but that’s not all they were doing. Part of their trip took them to Tanzania where they were working with the Vine Trust to plan new water projects on Lake Victoria. Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake, approximately…

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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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