Simon Pugh-Jones

Website Role: administrator

Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

3D printing at FAWE

James explains 3D printing to Sister Eugenie, headteacher at FAWE. The printer sponsored by manufacturer Robox with materials sponsored by the Dyson Foundation will stay at FAWE with ongoing support from James. The FAWE girls will have their first workshop this afternoon.


Arrived in Kigali

Tired but happy we are all at home in Murugu Hostel having a very late meal with Zoe and heather. Thanks to Tonny Nathan and Daniel who were all there to meet us at the airport. The bus arrives at 8.30am for a 9am start in FAWE School tomorrow.


Arrived at Heathrow

Hi everyone, the 2016 Rwanda expedition is go – and we have made it all the way to Heathrow without incident apart from Jacob having to unpack the unicycles and let the air out of the tyres before Brussels Airlines would accept this unusual load. Next stop Brussels – usually a quick change so I […]


Support our work with Rwandan School Children through Crowdfunder

Well done to the Rwanda team and Lucia for setting up our crowd funding site to raise funds to take FAWE girls out to Nyungwe forsest to learn about orchids and experience the forest. To visit the site, see the student video and pledge support please visit We are excited to hear that things are […]