Brass for Africa

05 Mar

After school fundraising activities

Well done to all the children in the Community Link club for all their hard work preparing for yesterday’s fundraising event. They raised 382,000 UGX from their lucky dip, guess the name of the teddy, guess how many sweets in the jar and book swap. All this money will go to Brass for Africa. The children worked with enthusiasm researching fundraising ideas, preparing the activities, advertising them and then recruiting customers on the day! ...

06 Feb

Community Link Club

Every Wednesday we spend one hour after school thinking about ideas to continue to support ‘Brass For Africa’ in our community link club. For example, we think of fundraising ideas to help Brass for Africa continue their music lessons for underprivileged children and buy more equipment. We also helped to organise all your presents that you donated to Brass for Africa and we delivered them in December. Another important event was the Christmas Fair, when Ambrosoli children performed with Brass...

12 Dec

Brass for Africa Gift Delivery

Yesterday the children from the Community Partnership Club went to Brass for Africa’s centre in Nsambya to deliver Christmas gifts. We now know how Santa must feel when he is carrying sack loads full of gifts! A huge number of Christmas presents have been kindly donated by Ambrosoli families to help spread the festive cheer. The children presented the gifts and made short speeches to the children at Brass for Africa. We exchanged Christmas greetings and  really enjoyed hearing a...

09 Dec

Christmas Fair Performance

Children from Brass for Africa and some children in Years 4-6 put on a stunning performance of Jingle Bells at the PTA Christmas Fair on Friday. During the final rehearsals, the children perfected their instrument playing and honed their performance skills. The children have done a great job of learning a song on instruments that are mainly new to them in an extremely short space of time. They all showed genuine adaptability, resilience and cooperation skills throughout the whole process....

27 Nov

Performance Rehearsals with Brass for Africa

In school a group of keen, musically-minded students have been rehearsing for a performance of ‘Jingle Bells’ at the PTA Christmas Fair on December 6th. On Saturday, this group of children from Ambrosoli visited the Brass for Africa centre in Nsambya. We visited the Brass for Africa centre to do a joint rehearsal with the children there who have also been practising the same song. We had fun working together, playing a huge range of instruments, to create an instrumental rendition...