May 2013 has already been a very memorable month for PEAS! Only days after receiving a nomination for the Rockefeller Foundation Next Century Innovator Award, PEAS heard on Tuesday 7th May that we have been shortlisted from hundreds of entries for the Charity Awards 2013, in the category 'International Aid and Development' alongside just two other charities.
Yesterday we received the news that PEAS and founder John Rendel were nominated for the Rockefeller Foundation's top 100 Next Century Innovators.
Has cheering on the London marathon this weekend inspired you to get on your running shoes and shuffle round the park? If so, why not run for PEAS? You could even borrow our PEAS suit and try and beat a world record as the fastest ever pea!
A busy first term at George Secondary School in Zambia has just concluded and we have a number of noteworthy developments to report.
Did you know that the average intake across the new PEAS schools that opened in Uganda last month was 320? An increase of 60% on last year’s enrolment figures at new schools!
On Saturday 16th February 2013, Green Shoots Secondary School, Hoima District, led by Director Cephus Ssenyonga and Headteacher Victor Rubongoya, held a community event to celebrate the progress in exam results from 2011 to 2012.
PEAS has expanded our student population by 92% in 2012, with 4358 students now in the PEAS network.
On Friday night (11/11/11) Katherine Parkinson (IT Crowd) and her team, employees from Oliver Wyman, reigned victorious as the winners of the inaugural 'An Education' quiz, at Westminster school.
Thanks to Hazel's Footprints Trust, Sarah Ntiiro High School has got a new permanent kitchen building with fuel-efficient wood burning stoves.
Students at Onwards and Upwards spent their holidays making bricks as part of the school's Income Generating Activity.