Monthly Archives: June 2015

International Children’s Trust Ecuador Project progressing well

BFSS welcomes the progress being made by International Children’s Trust (ICT) in achieving sustainable change for street children and families living in the barrios of Guayaquil, Ecuador.   The children’s daily lives are characterised by turbulent and violent family relationships and street involvement.  Not surprisingly they have hitherto been unable to sustain their education. In 2014 […]

BFSS welcomes HvSMF’s determination to see exam results improve at Busuuli Primary School, Uganda

In October 2014 BFSS gave a grant of £18,800 to The Henry Van Straubenzee Memorial Fund for a new block of two classrooms, staff room, furniture, plus latrine blocks at Busuuli Primary School in south east Uganda.    This was the second grant BFSS had given the charity for school projects in Uganda.       […]

NEW VICE-PRESIDENT FOR BFSS

The British & Foreign School Society is pleased to welcome its new Vice-President, Professor John Furlong.   Professor Furlong will serve alongside the Society’s President, the Rt Hon David Lammy MP. Professor Furlong, former Director of the University of Oxford Department of Education, will bring a wealth of relevant experience to BFSS.   He began his career […]

Rwanda project reaches milestone

On Friday 22nd May four classrooms and a toilet block, constructed by Rwanda Aid with the assistance of a grant from BFSS, were opened in the presence of the Mayor of Nyamasheke and hundreds of community members.   The Ntsinduka project, developed in partnership with the district and local community, is in a very remote […]