British 10k – the start of my marathon journey

How does one train for the marathon from scratch ie from never having run before? Rajen, our CEO talks about his “accidental” running journey from a 10k race to the London marathon.

Coming from a nation filled with running talent where even an unknown runner could go and win a race at the global race, I was the other extreme of the talent scale.

I had never run…

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Uganda’s Got Talent.. and Grade 5 White Waters!

The white waters at Jinja!

After an intense week at Auro school in Tororo district, Uganda, our team drove back to Kampala feeling very tired and drained.

There was a surprise on the way – white water rafting at Jinja! The source of the Nile and a Grade 5 whitewater, one of the wildest white…

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Running 56 miles – in the name of charity!

We recently had 4 runners attempting the London Marathon for us.

Now we have a runner who is attempting to run 56 miles (yes you read that right – over twice the marathon distance!) for us. Read on to hear more about him and the race….

Piyush Gudka from Stanmore, Middlesex, has run several marathons… in fact, he has…

Interviewing new students at Auro technical school

All this week, Aashish (our Uganda director) has been at Auro technical school with two fantastic volunteers (Dilip and Piyush). Among their tasks this week, they had to interview the new batch of students wishing to study at Auro for the coming year. He provided us with a few notes on his experiences below.

Due to the sheer no of potential…

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Auro Uganda Graduation Ceremony

Aashish (our Uganda director) was there at the ceremony for all our graduating students this week. This was his description of the event:

We had the Graduation ceremony on Monday. This was a fantastic event! The kids and the parents were all very happy and very proud!

All students wore graduation gowns which were all made our own students from the tailoring class..

Great decor, we had 3 tents, a DJ .

What a…

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