Tiyese Craft Initiative making face masks

Tiyese Craft Initiative making face masks

The ladies of Tiyese Craft Initiative (which we helped establish in 2017) have turned their talents to making face masks, which are now mandatory in Zambia in public places. Just a year ago we supplied these pedal powered sewing machines to make delegate bags for the...

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Maintaining links between schools

Maintaining links between schools

One of the things we do is foster links between schools. When our trustees returned from Zambia to the U.K. in January, they brought with them letters from Zambian schools for five schools in England. Unfortunately, we were only able to deliver one set before schools...

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New water tank for Nekacheya

New water tank for Nekacheya

Although all schools have been closed in Zambia for several weeks as a precautionary measure against Coronavirus, we have still been able to make some progress despite the present difficulties. Yesterday Nekacheya School in Livingstone took delivery of a 5000 litre...

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Good news from Australia at Easter

Good news from Australia at Easter

Happy Easter everyone. Amidst all the difficulties at the present time, we’re happy to report a good news story. Before they closed as a precaution against Coronavirus, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Primary School in Randwick, NSW, Australia, had a cake stall...

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More coverage of Josie Hind and the bears

More coverage of Josie Hind and the bears

Today the Hexham Courant joined the coverage of our supporter Josie Hind who has now knitted 1,000 bears for us to take to vulnerable children in Zambia. It’s fantastic to see Josie getting such well deserved recognition. The article can be found here:...

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Visit to Old Shotton Womens Institute

Visit to Old Shotton Womens Institute

Our thanks go to Old Shotton Womens Institute in County Durham who invited us to give them a talk last night on what we do. Our trustee John was delighted to tell them about how the charity began, what we do, all the progress we have made, and the particular support...

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Commonwealth Day Greetings

Commonwealth Day Greetings

It’s Commonwealth Day and we’d like to send greetings to all of our supporters in Commonwealth countries. Less than a year ago we had the honour of having our latest classroom at Linda Community School opened by the Secretary - General of the Commonwealth, Baroness...

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Books on World Book Day!

Books on World Book Day!

Here’s a great story about World Book Day that involves.....books (but no dressing up). Yesterday Grace Malambo, head teacher at Nekacheya School, and her husband Herbert set off before dawn from Livingstone on an 18 hour round trip to Lusaka to get books for her...

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Return visit to Blackhall Womens Institute

Return visit to Blackhall Womens Institute

We were delighted to be invited back to Blackhall W.I. in County Durham yesterday to give an update on progress since our talk to them in October 2018. As well as giving details of what has been happening generally, trustee John focussed on a great development that...

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