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Board Bio: Bethan Crisp

My name is Bethan Crisp. I am 21 years old and I am currently studying Anthropology at Brunel University in West London. In the Amazon! For as long as I can remember, I wanted to pursue my studies and career in Law. That was until I began planning some time out of studying in order...

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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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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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Worth a Thousand Words

Adam and Zawadi David Patty and Zawadi Big Ebenezer Big Ebenezer Loveness Loveness Baracka Simoni Adam and Simoni Baracka Stine Simoni Miriam Claire and Neema (Some of the best photos of our kids from this summer, huge thanks to Claire Wyatt for her talent!)

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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“Light Up The Night” – A Blazing Success!

It has been a long time coming, but finally on April 29th my gala dinner and silent auction for “Light Up The Night” (details) took place at at The Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort & Spa in Victoria, BC.   “Light Up The Night”The evening proved to be a huge success; and thanks to the generosity of...

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Goodbye David!

Today we say a bittersweet farewell to a delicious little boy, David Ndogo – who has returned home to his bibi (grandmother) and aunt. They had originally hoped to take him home in January, when I was over in Tanzania, but various legal hurdles had to be… hurdled… so it took until now. Better late...

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Pairs – Happy Birthday David and Ester!

Baracka (left) and Maureeni It’s a funny thing, but Nkoaranga kids seem to come in age pairs. Frankie and Maureen came in on the same day, as did Vicki and Filipo. Zawadi and Neema are very close in age, although couldn’t be more different in temperament! Pray and Simoni are also just a few weeks...

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