We had a lovely time at the Christmas Bazaar at Our Lady of Grace church in Booker last Saturday and raised about £40 for the charity as well. Another Saturday, another Christmas Bazaar! This Saturday we will be at St.Augustines High Wycombe for their bazaar from 10am-2pm. Do come and say hi if you areDetails
Did you know that whenever you buy anything online this Christmas – from the perfect gift and novelty socks to your turkey and pantomime tickets – you could be raising a free donation for Help a Child Africa? There are nearly 3,000 retailers on board ready to make a donation, including Amazon, John Lewis, Aviva,Details
One of the trustees went to Milan Expo 2015. The Expo talks about the problems of nutrition and the resources of our planet. There were many lavish pavilions built by the richer countries but the poorer ones were there too! Liberia was to be found in a cluster called arid zones with other countries. DesertDetails
We just got paid £140 by Easyfundraising which really helps with maintaining enough funds to pay for education for our 102 children in school and 5 young people in college in Liberia. Thank you to those of you who use Easyfundraising and if you don’t already use it but you do shop online please takeDetails
The tax man has given us £930. This is because many of our supporters have signed up to the gift aid scheme whereby the tax that has been paid on donations given to charity can be claimed back for the charity. Pretty cool!
We have just sent the money to finance this term’s education for 100 children in St. Patrick’s, Grand Cess and 2 children with additional needs in Monrovia. Another successful school year for our charity. Thank you to everyone whose support makes this possible.
As children in the UK return to school after the summer holidays it seems like a good time to reflect on why we are supporting children in Liberia to go to school. The little girl pictured below is an orphan, her parents died in the Liberian civil war. After their death she went to live her grandmother,Details
The tax man has just been giving us money again £468.63. Gift aid is a wonderful thing! If you are a tax payer don’t forget to sign a gift aid form when you donate to a charity.
While we are enjoying the end of a good summer in the UK we should spare a thought and prayers for our friends in Liberia. Not only are they one of the world’s poorest countries but now they have extra health worries because of the ebola virus. See this BBC report for more information: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-29115298Details