Back to School

So, the 9th of May arrived and Atlas was ready – well, it had met the minimum requirements demanded by the Ministry of Education, so they were able to let the kids come back to school. Whilst they were hugely relieved that they could do that, things were far from ideal. They had spent everything they had on building work, so they couldn’t afford to…

A lick of paint

A week before the start of the new term we ran out of money. The builders downed tools and our chances of being ready by the 9th of May seemed lost. I was so stressed that I couldn’t sleep because I knew the children would be heartbroken if they couldn’t go to school when term started. But God answered my prayers. An unexpected gift from…

School construction so far

The last week in April brought us builders with enough materials to construct the latrines and some temporary classrooms for our new school. And by the first week in May the builders were making fast progress on both – and we needed them to be fast. Latrines and basic classrooms were the minimum needed to get the Ministry of Education’s stamp of approval for school…

Vegan Feeding Day

Our vegan feeding program is designed to give around 200 children a healthy meal while we teach them how important it is to adopt the vegan lifestyle for their health, the health of future generations and the environment, and the protection of animals. Our plan is to have a vegan feeding day every month, but lack of funds have prevented us from doing it this…

New land purchase for school

In March this year we were thrilled to be able to purchase the land to build our new vegan primary school. Thanks to generous donations from supporters, we can now dare to hope that our school will soon be more than just a dream. Atlas Community School has been running since 2018 but, after being evicted from the rented premises it occupied, we had no…

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