What is GETA?

"GETA - Give Education To All" was formed in 2014 as a Charitable Trust by a group of volunteers from St Margaret of Scotland Catholic Church, Twickenham, UK who were inspired to support St Theresa's Nursery & Primary School (STNPS) in Uganda; this was after meeting Fr Paul Bigirwa, the Founder & Director of a Ugandan NGO 'Sustainable Action for the Rural Sector' aka 'SARS'.

Fr Paul's keen sense of social justice & moral responsibility have been the driving force behind the development of a number of life-enhancing health, education & poverty alleviation projects in rural Uganda. 

St Theresa's Nursery & Primary School was founded by Fr Paul in 2010 and, after GETA became a charity in 2015, all our fundraising efforts have supported the ongoing education of pupils at this school.

What's happening?

A really big thank you to the organisers and participants at the latest "Men's Breakfast" at St Margaret of Scotland Catholic Church for an insightful presentation by Peter Desmond on the sequel to COP 26, titled not unsurprisingly "COP 27 - The Sequel".

Perfect running weather for this event - dry with the temperature in the mid-teens so no chance of heatstroke!. I completed the course in the official time of 1h 33m 37s and an age grading of 62.68%. I have it on good authority that anything over 60% is regarded as "good", so I am very pleased...

This year has been tough for everyone and no-one has been left untouched by the pandemic. It has been especially hard for the children and families of St Theresa’s school, but at GETA we are so fortunate to have supporters who, despite their own hardships, have been so...

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£36000
The amount you've helped us send to fund education so far
486
Children currently attending St Theresa’s School
£270
Monthly salary for one teacher
52
Children boarding at St Theresa's School

Together, and with God's help, we are making a difference.