Godfrey – Student Number 1

Godfrey is a 17yr old lad from Bakijjulula, the village in Mityana district where John’s dad lives, and where John is setting up the Vocational Training College (Nkuru BVTC). Education-wise he managed to complete his S4 exams, which are the equivalent to GCSE’s, but he didn’t continue on to A …

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Jane – a microfinance success story

Jane was one of the first people to receive a loan from the Missing Link Microfinance project when it launched in the summer of 2016. Based out of the house of John’s dad, in Bakijjulula near Mityana, where the Nkuru Vocational Training College is now being developed, the microfinance scheme …

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Dragon’s Den 2018

Round One of the Dragons Den 2018 competition for members of the NNF Missing Link Microfinance project saw 19 contestants each give a 5 minute pitch, outlining the proposal that they had come up to try and win a share of the pot of money available. There were three criteria …

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Don’t try this at home!

One of the projects that John is running in Uganda, is the development of a biogas farm. The ultimate aim is for it to produce biogas from animal manure, that can be compressed into cylinders and made available to people as cooking fuel. In so doing they will then not …

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