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Reg. Charity 1119045
Website: www.aid2africa.co.uk October 2009 newsletter Issue 16
Aid2Africa is going to Kenya
Waymarks Education Centre
The charity dinner raised, with donations, £1500. Thank you for you support and a special thank you to Colin Brown who provided some outstanding entertainment. It was a wonderful evening enjoyed by all who attended. Thanks also to The Chase Hotel for hosting the dinner.
After a very dry July in Kenya, heavy rains in the west of the country have helped to improve the expected harvest in November. Fruit trees have also been planted as part of the sustainable work there.
The new classrooms that have been built have enabled the school to be registered as an official school with the authorities in Kenya. This is a really important step for the future. It means children at the school will be able to gain
Below: The two new classrooms.
warmest regards from
We are making a difference, help us make a difference for even more children.
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Keeping the FUN in fundraising
Contact with the schools we support in Zimbabwe is being maintained. However the level of communication is very low. Even the disbursement of school fees is proving difficult as communications even within the country are proving difficult to maintain. Despite these difficulties, we have bee able to maintain support for over 500 children this term. This is reduced from over 600 last year as both we and the lawyers in Zimbabwe have been unable to make contact with some of the schools at all in 2009. We look forward to re-establishing the links in the future
More than 3 in 20 children die before their fifth birthday and over 1/3 of the children we support are orphans and most of the other children have already lost one of their parents