Tag: Abdulli

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Part 1 – Update on the school kids

A massive thank you for all your support which allows all these kids to attend school! Bethan with Tumaini (left), Eman kubwa (back right), Eman dogo (middle) and David (front right) This week Bethan (above) writes about how they visited all of the school kids to find out how they were doing and, especially, to...

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Heri ya Pasaka!

Like Christmas, Easter (Pasaka) is a fairly big part of the Tanzanian religious year. Unfortunately this doesn’t permeate much into the orphanage and chocolate is not really on the Easter agenda. As we can’t show you the kids cracking open chocolate eggs, let’s go for some other Easter themes: Chickens There’s plenty of these around...

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Off to school!

As promised, I will now tell you all about Andrea, David, Pendo and Abdulli heading off to school! Before I start, a quick update to say that the final total from Beaconhurst School’s Christmas Carol Concert fundraiser was £1,770 – thank you so much to everyone involved in raising this fantastic amount towards Project Education!...

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Beaconhurst School supports Project Education

I thought that Christmas Eve would be a lovely time to tell you all about the fantastic success of our Christmas fundraiser carol concert which was run by Beaconhurst School and raised money for Project Education. Pendo two years ago, and Pendo this Christmas – starting school in January!  I attended Beaconhurst School from the age...

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Happy Birthday David!

It’s getting to be that time of year again… time for the kids to start school. Today is the fifth birthday of an amazing little boy, David, who has been through more in his five years than many of us will have to face in our entire lives. Today we want to celebrate his journey...

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Happy Birthday Abdulli and Desperately Seeking Sponsor

UPDATE: The Williams family has offered to take on quarter sponsorship for Abdulli’s schooling! That means we are looking for just $825 more per year. If you are able to commit to a three quarters ($825/year or $65/month), half ($550/year or $45/month) or quarter ($275/year or $23/month) sponsorship for him, please let us know.  Thursday...

Nkoaranga Angels: Finding Magnolia
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Nkoaranga Angels: Finding Magnolia

First daughter, Magnolia Zinashi, chowing down with Ababi (dad) This wonderful family is currently in the process of adopting a second daughter (this one with some special needs) from Ethiopia. Instead of taking out a standard loan or asking for unrestricted donations, they came up with a very cool and innovative concept – the “Give...

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My African Homecoming

So, I’m back! I can’t describe how amazing it feels to be walking into the orphanage at 6 each morning again, because, in all honesty, it feels like I never left. I feel like I’m ‘home,’ just with extra big babies and kids around me that seem to have grown overnight! They are absolutely awesome....

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Guest Post by the lovely Amy Summers!

Amy is a great friend of Nkoaranga orphanage who is in the process of finalizing her adoption of Pray, a gorgeous five year old who lived at Nkoaranga until he was three. She has graciously agreed to write a guest post (hopefully one of many!) to keep us updated on the kids! You can read...

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Project Skydive Update and More About the Mamas

Thanks to you beautiful people we have reached our goal for Project Education 2011/2012, which means that Stevie, Eriki and Dainessi will all being going to boarding school in January. So, thank you to everyone who donated! To find out more about this project please click here. We will now be focusing on two other...

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