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Mar 2, 2021, 5:01 PM
Winter is making way for spring - and two Dorset creatives have put music to scenes from around Dorset that showcase the promise of change, evident through a range of local flora and fauna. And all to raise funds for Child of Hope!
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Feb 26, 2021, 11:30 AM
After trading for some time in second-hand clothes, IGA mum Deborah has responded to business challenges by changing products – to selling honey.
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Feb 23, 2021, 4:58 PM
With many of our children not returning to school, we have increased visits to the children at their homes. Co-ordinated teams of education, health, IGA and welfare workers visit children every morning so that each child is seen at least once a month...
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Feb 18, 2021, 12:55 PM
Rita has been one of the mothers in the IGA scheme for six years, selling second-hand clothes and a local juice made from tamarind. In 2019 Rita suffered a major setback when fire gutted her clothes shop...
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Feb 18, 2021, 10:28 AM
In memory of Phil Game, our chair of UK trustees who passed away recently, our Primary 7 class attended a service held in the Namatala slum...
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Feb 15, 2021, 1:10 PM
Pius lives with his older sister in a single-roomed home in Namatala slum. He readily helps her with the family chores when he can. This is him at the local river, where he goes to wash his clothes and then to bathe.
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Feb 11, 2021, 10:47 AM
As the primary leavers enter the final month before their leaving exams, Child of Hope has set up temporary boarding arrangement in school...
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Feb 8, 2021, 12:02 PM
Children in the Namatala slum are often left to fend for themselves during the day, while their parents are out trying to get something which they can use to buy food and other essentials. With no food, they fall prey to hunger and lack energy to play with their friends...
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Feb 3, 2021, 4:07 PM
It was with great sadness that we learned on Friday January 29 of the sudden and unexpected passing of Phil Game. He was one of the founders of the Child of Hope UK charity in 2010 and a member of the board of trustees, which he chaired from 2014.
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Jan 22, 2021, 12:32 PM
Ever wondered what happens to clothes that go into recycling bins? In countries like Uganda, they become a source of clothing that slum families are more able to afford.