11-year-old takes on Everest to support the education of young refugees in East Africa

11-year-old takes on Everest to support the education of young refugees in East Africa

Lucie chose to support Xavier Project after learning about the project through her school, St Mary’s Hall, which has a longstanding relationship with us. We are so grateful! Thank you and good luck Lucie.

Chrissie Thompson
April 3, 2019
10 young women graduate from Business and Entrepreneurship course and launch businesses in Uganda

10 young women graduate from Business and Entrepreneurship course and launch businesses in Uganda

This March, 10 women from the Bondeko hub in Uganda graduated from a Business and Entrepreneurship course run by Xavier Project in partnership with PED. Read below to find out more.

Chrissie Thompson
April 3, 2019
Congratulations to Xavier Project athlete Hosea Simotow on his marathon success

Congratulations to Xavier Project athlete Hosea Simotow on his marathon success

Congratulations to Xavier Project athlete Hosea Simotow for coming second out of 10,000 runners at the Cross-strait Marathon in Kushan, China on Sunday 24th March 2019.

Chrissie Thompson
March 29, 2019
Support from GCSEPod is supporting refugee students taking on GCSEs in Kenya

Support from GCSEPod is supporting refugee students taking on GCSEs in Kenya

Thanks to the kind support of GCSEPod we are able to improve the learning environments for refugee students in Nairobi who are studying for their GCSE certificates.

Chrissie Thompson
March 14, 2019
Accelerated Learning Programme in Nairobi hubs

Accelerated Learning Programme in Nairobi hubs

Our Accelerated Education Programme (AEP) gives adult refugees the opportunity to access fast-track primary school education. Read more about this fantastic programme which is being rolled out in our hubs in Nairobi.

Chrissie Thompson
February 21, 2019
Join us for some great events this year... dates for your diary

Join us for some great events this year... dates for your diary

This year we already have a schedule of fun events and activities lined-up that you can get involved in. Whether you like a fancy evening out, a night at the pub with your mates, or want to put your fitness to the test, then we’ve got you covered.

Chrissie Thompson
February 8, 2019
Young refugees learning game design with Nairobi Play

Young refugees learning game design with Nairobi Play

Nairobi Play supports refugee youth in Nairobi and Kakuma with skills on computational thinking, basic programming and intercultural competency. Read below to find out more.

Chrissie Thompson
January 25, 2019
Sponsor a 'house' and support us in our mission in 2019

Sponsor a 'house' and support us in our mission in 2019

Some of our top achieving students in Kenya NEED YOUR SUPPORT. Due to funding cuts we are unable to continue to pay for their school fees for the year ahead. These are students who are in the TOP 1.5% of their years in academic performance. Read more about how you, your friends and family can get involved.

Chrissie Thompson
January 22, 2019
THANK YOU for joining us at Iron Savannah 2019!

THANK YOU for joining us at Iron Savannah 2019!

A brilliant weekend of fun, running and camping out in the Kenyan savannah. A HUGE thank you to everyone who helped organise, participated or sponsored the event. We can’t wait for the next edition! Get the 15th November in your diaries now.

Chrissie Thompson
December 15, 2018
JOB ALERT: Social Business Lead (Kampala, Uganda)

JOB ALERT: Social Business Lead (Kampala, Uganda)

We are recruiting for an exciting new role in our Uganda team. The role of the Social Business Lead will be to oversee the social business work and contribute towards the growth of Xavier Project’s work in this area as a whole. If you think you might be a good fit then please apply before 20th December 2018.

Chrissie Thompson
December 3, 2018
The Iron Savannah is back this December... SIGN UP NOW

The Iron Savannah is back this December... SIGN UP NOW

This year, Xavier Project will hold its second annual Iron Savannah taking place in the beautiful setting of Maili Tisa. In support of refugee education, you can support us by buying a ticket today!

Chrissie Thompson
October 24, 2018
Teachers for Teachers training in Imvepi Refugee Settlement

Teachers for Teachers training in Imvepi Refugee Settlement

Our Uganda Education team provided training workshops to 29 Primary School teachers at Imvepi Refugee Settlement this month. It was a rewarding experience for our team and the refugee community to learn from each other.

Chrissie Thompson
October 10, 2018
Over 500 teachers in Kakuma complete a one year Eneza digital refresher course

Over 500 teachers in Kakuma complete a one year Eneza digital refresher course

Teachers from schools at Kakuma Refugee camp were enabled digital teacher training courses through Eneza’s Short Messaging Service (SMS) study tool. Read more to learn about the courses provided.

Chrissie Thompson
September 21, 2018
Back to school preparations in Nairobi

Back to school preparations in Nairobi

As student’s head back for their final year of school next week, our office in Nairobi helped prepare students by providing them extra supplies to help them throughout the year. Read below to find out more.

Chrissie Thompson
August 31, 2018
Goodbye and thank you to Stonyhurst College!

Goodbye and thank you to Stonyhurst College!

We thank Stonyhurst College for their dedication and time over these past 10 days in assisting our staff in Kampala, Uganda with a variety of tasks. We appreciate everything you’ve done!

Chrissie Thompson
August 22, 2018
This August, celebrate our 10th anniversary with us!

This August, celebrate our 10th anniversary with us!

Celebrate our 10-year anniversary by getting involved in some fun activities to raise money for Xavier Project! Find out more below.

Chrissie Thompson
August 1, 2018
Construction of our newest community hub kicks off in Imvepi, Uganda

Construction of our newest community hub kicks off in Imvepi, Uganda

In response to the huge influx of South Sudanese refugees crossing the border into…

Chrissie Thompson
July 19, 2018
Providing access to education for over-age, out-of-school youth through AEP

Providing access to education for over-age, out-of-school youth through AEP

Over two hundred young adults from seven different countries, including the host country Kenya,…

Chrissie Thompson
July 19, 2018
Kampala Students produce their own movie at school camps

Kampala Students produce their own movie at school camps

The holiday camps for our sponsored students in Kampala are a time for the…

Chrissie Thompson
July 3, 2018
World Refugee Day marked by the Nairobi School Debates

World Refugee Day marked by the Nairobi School Debates

On World Refugee Day, June 20th, we celebrated the strength, courage and perseverance of…

Chrissie Thompson
June 30, 2018
Literacy Teacher Training in Kampala and Kiryandongo

Literacy Teacher Training in Kampala and Kiryandongo

Literacy is one of the most basic and most fundamental aspects that leads to…

Chrissie Thompson
June 27, 2018
400,000 refugee children out of school in Uganda

400,000 refugee children out of school in Uganda

Since the beginnning of 2018, more than 60,000 refugees moved from the DRC to…

Chrissie Thompson
June 27, 2018
Xavier Project now an available charity at Amazon Smile

Xavier Project now an available charity at Amazon Smile

We’re very glad to share that Xavier Project has signed up as a charity…

Chrissie Thompson
June 27, 2018
Improving education in partnership with Kitengela schools

Improving education in partnership with Kitengela schools

Over the past months Xavier Project has worked hard to gain connections to primary…

Chrissie Thompson
June 27, 2018