VegNews features Atlas Vegan School

We are thrilled that the American online magazine, VegNews, has featured our vegan community primary school and shared what we are doing with all their readers 😀 Ultimately, the Atlas Vegan Community School wants its children to thrive, and to have a happy, healthy future. For this, the school fosters its students’ love for learning, encourages them to try new and exciting things, and gives…

Teachers’ wages needed in time for early school closure due to Ebola lockdown

* Our hard-working teachers are dedicated to their pupils and work hard to provide them with a quality, compassionate education, even when they don’t get paid. Don’t get me wrong, they are salaried employees, but our charity is frequently – constantly – short of cash and they often have to wait longer than they should for their wage. They don’t complain, but they have to…

A day in the life of our vegan school

Isn’t school great? 😀 Well, the first great thing about Atlas Vegan Community School, is breakfast! After their long walk to school of between one and six miles, our pupils’ day starts with a good vegan breakfast. This must first be prepared by our cook in the little kitchen which she’s very glad now has a roof 😀 First, her helpful son makes a fire…

Please sir, may I have some more?

Said Oliver Twist to the porridge server, and we’re saying the same 🙂 Our school’s children need more food. As you have read in recent posts, we have got our seats and desks, we’ve got our water tank, and our kitchen has a roof – thank God. And we have a field of beans which we hope will in future supply at least some of…

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…

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…