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  • 26th June 2019

    Uganda trip report (May 2019)

    Last month Michael Calder, Signpost’s Programmes and Learning Officer, travelled to Uganda to meet with Signpost partners to discuss their research. In November 2018 Signpost were awarded a grant from The National Lottery Community Fund (TNCLF) to undertake research in the North Eastern districts of Napak and Kapelebyong about how…

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  • 18th June 2019

    Summer 2019 ‘Coffee That Cares’ launched!!

    On Saturday evening (15th June) this summer’s ‘Coffee That Cares’ was launched with a fantastic acoustic night at Henry’s Coffee House! Every summer drink that you buy in one of Henry’s shops over the summer months helps Ugandan farmers earn more for their crops and helps them send their children…

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  • 14th June 2019

    Acoustic night to celebrate ‘Coffee That Cares’ summer launch!

    We are delighted to announce that Henry’s Coffee House are once again partnering with Signpost International for ‘Coffee That Cares.’ For the next 10 weeks 20p from each summer drink sold by Henry’s will go to ‘Coffee That Cares’ which supports farmers in Uganda. Many farmers in Uganda and their…

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  • 6th June 2019

    Farewell to San Juan!

    Signpost International have been working in the island of Panay, one of 7,107 islands in the Philippines since the mid 1990’s. The capital, Iloilo City, has many urban slums or shanty towns within it, with residents mostly being economic migrants from the island’s rural north. San Juan is one of…

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  • 29th May 2019

    Common Grounds

    At the beginning of the month we received a very generous donation from Common Grounds. Common Grounds is a charity, raising money to fund self-help projects, mainly in Africa, through a coffee shop in Milnathort. They were founded in October 2000 and funds raised since then total over £140,000. They…

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  • 22nd January 2019

    The Discovery Tea Party

    Afternoon Tea & Live Jazz Fundraiser Sunday the 10th of March, 1.30 – 4.30pm In the Ballroom of the Invercarse Hotel, Dundee, DD2 1PG We are offering you an afternoon of relaxation with friends, a delicious afternoon tea and talented live musical entertainment, all while vitally supporting an exciting new…

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  • 5th December 2018

    6th year pupils making waves with their new business

    6th year pupils making waves with their new business A group of 6th year pupils from Grove Academy are doing some incredible things through Young Enterprise. To be able to take part in an international business competition, they were challenged to set up their own business and trade as a…

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  • 17th November 2018

    Coffee that cares

    Coffee That Cares Starting on the 17th of November, Henry’s Coffee House are supporting Signpost International’s Ugandan projects training and equipping farmers in improved, sustainable methods. Farmers who have only been able to provide one meal a day for their families, are now growing quality produce, able to sell excess…

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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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