Welcome to Porridge and Rice

T4A welcomes Porridge and Rice our latest member. Find out what they do and best of all, join one of their many fundraisers like their family day on 29th June in Whitton, featuring a 5-a-side football tournament. All ages are welcome to compete, or simply to join in the fun of being outdoors. There will also be activities like balloon animals and face painting, as well as hot dogs for sale. All details on their website. What a very active bunch they are. … [Read more...]

Klimbing Kilimanjaro

Dear Friends, Julie Baldwin, a teacher in Nailsea Bristol, has spent the last 14 months getting fit for her challenge of a life time. She sets off in October 2010 to climb Kilimanjaro so that her sister school in Babati Tanzania can have a another classroom. As a community secondary school the school are dependant on the community to provide the classrooms, but the community are mostly subsistence farmers who are struggling to look after themselves and their family. By helping Julie, you are helping the young people at this Secondary school get the education they need to fight … [Read more...]

Running for Books

Dear Friends Clive Shiret, one of our Trustees (53 years old) is running in the Berlin marathon  on the 26th September 2010. He is running to raise money for a primary school whose lack of books is frightening. How can a young person get an education without text books? Sharing one book between 8 or 9 students is not getting an education. By sponsoring Clive and reaching our target of £4000 we can buy enough books to reduce that ration to 1 book per 3 students. whilst not perfect, it is so much better than what they do today. Every penny of your donation will go towards buying the … [Read more...]

See it, Build it, Make a difference

Do something amazing with your summer holiday! Spend 2 weeks in Zambia volunteering on PEPAIDS' Munali building project and help their local partners SAPEP on the road to self-sufficiency. Until now SAPEP has had to rent office space, which, in Zambia, is unpredictable and restrictive. Building its own facilities will open up a whole new world of opportunity for SAPEP, enabling them to increase activities, generate an income and develop the site as the programme grows! Join us as PEPAIDS and SAPEP pull together on one of our most exciting projects yet! Help us make bricks, lay … [Read more...]

Climbing Kilimanjaro for the kanga project

Two fantastic supporters, Ismat and Razan are planning to climb Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa on 27th July 2010. They have set themselves a huge target of £5,000 to go towards a large solar chicken incubator and a chicken rearing training centre. Would you please show your support and donate what ever you can afford.  Thank you most sincerely. Justgiving webpage for donations and information … [Read more...]