Reflections on a summer in Kampala

  Liz had been to Uganda before on a previous visit, but Summer 2018 was her first DoubleMe trip. Here, she reflects on her first trip with […]
Apr 16, 2019 /

Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019!

Looking at these two photos, we can see that educational contexts differ hugely across continents, but often the struggles and expectations for teachers can be […]
Dec 16, 2018 /

Further reflections on Summer Team 2018

Nikki came on the Summer Team 2018 trip and was our first ever audiologist to be on team. Here are her reflections on her experience: A team […]
Dec 2, 2018 /

Reflections on Summer Team 2018

Gillian came on her first team (and first ever visit to Africa!) this summer. Here are her reflections on her experience: 54 – that’s the […]
Oct 24, 2018 /


  Each time that we visit our teaching colleagues in Uganda, we like to buy resources to help support their teaching and their children's learning. In the […]
May 29, 2018 /

Summer Team 2018

Here's the fantastic group of volunteers that are making up our Summer Team 2018! We all met together for the first time in May to plan […]
May 28, 2018 /

Flying February Visit

Ruth E paid a flying visit to Kampala, Uganda during the February half-term. Ruth takes up the story… Busy, sweaty (37 degrees! And hot swollen feet […]
Mar 3, 2018 /

So, what could you do with your summer?

The premise of Double Me is simple: matching your skills with the needs of others. This has been brought into sharp focus following my visit […]
Aug 21, 2017 /

DoubleMe - Why Bother?

As I write, James and I are packing and preparing to leave the Uganda School for the Deaf, our hosts and home for the last […]
Aug 12, 2017 /

Summer Visit July 2017

This Summer, Ruth Everingham and James Hancock are visiting Kampala, Uganda. They'll be visiting schools and finding out about the training needs of local teachers. […]
Jun 24, 2017 /

Walk a Week

I visited Uganda with the DoubleMe team in 2014 to train and work alongside teachers in Kampala and Tororo. Although we were only there for just over two […]
May 2, 2016 /

This and That

I’ve been back in the country for two months now and what a two months it’s been! I’ve made some big decisions. In a nutshell, […]
Oct 26, 2014 /

Mind the Gap

Over the Summer, eleven of us, ten teachers and one health visitor headed to Uganda for a few weeks. People do that kind of thing […]
Oct 26, 2014 /

DoubleMe needs YOU!

Lots has happened in the past year and I thought it was high time I let you in on what’s been going on. This year […]
Sep 21, 2014 /

Riches and Poverty

Uganda: Rich in flowers and fruits, fields of rice and tea on green slopes, sweet with sugar cane, bananas and pineapple Rich in fertile red soil and […]
Sep 8, 2014 /
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