First computer classes in Rwamwanja

First computer classes in Rwamwanja

In 2017 we were proud to receive support from Electric Aid for our hub in Rwamwanja refugee settlement in South West Uganda.

Chrissie Thompson
April 11, 2018
Padraic and Neil raise £2,040.27 at Lisbon Marathon

Padraic and Neil raise £2,040.27 at Lisbon Marathon

A huge thanks to Padraic Fahy and Neil Grogan, who raised £2,040.27 for Xavier…

Chrissie Thompson
April 1, 2018
Xavier Project partners with Enuma to launch Kitkit School

Xavier Project partners with Enuma to launch Kitkit School

At the end of 2017, Xavier Project were proud to partner with Enuma to launch KitKit School, a tablet-based learning application in Kalobeyei Primary School in Kakuma.

Chrissie Thompson
January 19, 2018
Xavier Project opens Amani Learning Centre in partnership with UNHCR

Xavier Project opens Amani Learning Centre in partnership with UNHCR

In December Xavier Project were proud to see the Amani Learning Centre officially launch on Mombasa Road in Nairobi. The space has been opened in partnership with UNHCR as an after school-learning centre for Congolese, Burundi, South Sudanese and Rwandan refugees aged between 5-17 years old.

Chrissie Thompson
January 19, 2018

Two friends take on two mountains in two days to raise £750 for Xavier Project!

A HUGE thanks to Sam Eykyn and his buddy Noah Brash who took on three mountains last week in aid of Xavier Project. They scaled Cadair Idris in Wales on Monday, with Alastair, Sam’s father.  Then on Tuesday Sam, Noah and Alastair climbed Pen y Fan.

Chrissie Thompson
May 3, 2017

Samira Engineering Ltd. donate water tank to Kiboro School

Thank you to Samura Engineering Ltd who have kindly donated a 5,000L water tank to Kiboro Primary School in Mathare, Nairobi.

Chrissie Thompson
April 19, 2017

Tamuka gets structures in place in Kakuma

The construction of a new Tamuka hub in Kakuma Refugee Settlement has been completed at SAVIC.

Chrissie Thompson
April 19, 2017

Last Chance: Xavier Project Ball, London

Join us on May 13th at Thames Rowing Club, London for an evening of good food, live music and excellent company to support us.

Chrissie Thompson
April 13, 2017

Help Xavier Project #OpenDoors this festive season

Thanks to your support and our partners we have continued to increase the impact of our work with refugees in Kenya and Uganda.

Chrissie Thompson
November 25, 2016

Let's come together to sponsor a ‘house’ of secondary students

We’re looking for groups – friends, families, schools, churches, societies to team together to support young refugees in Kampala.

Chrissie Thompson
November 25, 2016

Start 2017 with a splash and sign up for a New Year’s Day swim

We’re asking you to brave the outdoors and take a dip in the icy sea on News Year’s Day for an important cause.

Chrissie Thompson
November 25, 2016

Exploring opportunities during mEducation Symposium at Washington D.C

Our CEO and the Director of Tamuka in Kenya were invited to the mEducation Symposium in Washington D.C.

Dougie Mwangi
November 4, 2016

“If many refugees have been through worse hardships than me and came out stronger, so can I!”

Maxi shares her experience of overcoming hardships as a refugee and coming out stronger.

Dougie Mwangi
November 2, 2016

Xavier project launches ENEZA programme in Turkana North and West

The ENEZA programme serves as an incentive to attract out of school children back to school and to improve retention.

Dougie Mwangi
November 2, 2016

'Apres Un Reve' live performance at St. Mary's Church in Fairford aids XP

An evening of exquisite music was held at St. Mary’s Church in Fairford on…

Dougie Mwangi
October 6, 2016

The Tamuka team head to Rwamwanja, Uganda

In late July, the Tamuka team travelled from Kampala to the Rwamwanja settlement in…

Dougie Mwangi
September 15, 2016

100 refugee children start English course in Kampala

This month saw the Uganda education team launch an intensive English course for a…

Dougie Mwangi
September 15, 2016

Xavier Project visits Kakuma refugee camp

At the beginning of July, Xavier Project and Eneza Education staff, in partnership with…

Mary Rowlatt
July 30, 2016

A pledge for gender parity: International Women's Day

On 8th March 2016 UNHCR and implementing partners celebrated International women’s day in Nairobi,…

Mary Rowlatt
March 15, 2016

Fresh ideas in exchange for free school places

There are significant challenges for refugees acquiring primary education in any Ugandan primary school….

Mary Rowlatt
February 26, 2016

From XP School Graduate to XP Employee

Starting last December, Tamuka has given ten of our XP-sponsored school graduates the opportunity…

Mary Rowlatt
February 2, 2016

ENEZA: Tech-education without borders

In 2016 we will be building on our pilot with ENEZA Education to deliver…

Mary Rowlatt
January 25, 2016

New horizons for refugee livelihoods!

One of the biggest challenges facing urban refugees in Kenya is their ability to…

Mary Rowlatt
October 5, 2015

"I define me" Xavier Project summer camps

In August we held our annual summer camps in Nairobi and Kampala for the primary…

Mary Rowlatt
September 10, 2015