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Generating growth for African children and communities devastated by HIV-AIDS and poverty, through the goodwill of people in the UK and elsewhere

News Archive - June - 2014

A huge thank you to Kalahari Moon

A huge thank you to Kalahari Moon

A big thank you to Rose and her customers at Kalahari Moon - a South African shop based in Bristol. Rose kindly has one of our collection pots on her counter and just sent us a cheque for £93.45p. Just shows every penny counts.  

Sedgeberrow First School drums up funds for GAGA UK

Sedgeberrow First School drums up funds for GAGA UK

Sedgeberrow First School had a Non-Uniform and African Drumming Day ,a day before the half term, earlier this month. Sedgeberrow have linked with First Step Right one of our projects and they have started to correspond with each forming a strong link in a relatively short period of time. The Non-uniform and African Drumming Day, raised a total of £250, which will be put to good use at First Step Right in the near future.

Thank you to the staff, pupil and parents of Sedgeberrow for their generous support.

A great day in the sun

A great day in the sun

Marissa (GAGA treasurer and trustee) and her husband Dieter had a wonderful afternoon yesterday at Snitterfield Fete. They were there to promote GAGA and sell some of our wonderful bead work and merchandise. Along with the sunshine and a warm greeting they had a great afternoon. 

 

 

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First Step Right visits Natal Museum, PMB

First Step Right visits Natal Museum, PMB

Yesterday, Grade 4 & 5 of First Step Right had one of their first school outings - a rare, but very informative and enjoyable afternoon at the Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg. Gael - who teaches both grades had asked if she could use some of the budget surplus from GAGA funding to make the trip and what a great way to use additional funds.

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Alan comes second in national awards.

Alan comes second in national awards.

Congratulations to Alan the vice chairman of our trustee board who received the Silver Award for Charitable Service from The British Independent Retail Association (BIRA) for his amazing work in Sirra Leone. He recived an award of £500 which will go towards the projects in Sierra Leone.

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Q2 - 2014 News and Updates from GAGA UK

Phase two completed with phase 3 and 4 on the way

Phase two completed with phase 3 and 4 on the way

There is jubilation in Sierra Leone and the UK today, as phase two of the school building project spearheaded by GAGA trustee; Alan Wolstencroft, completes its second phase. The school in the area of Waterloo, Freetown, Sierra Leone needs a further two phases to complete the project. Alan, has run a great fundraising campaign and numerous donors including GAGA have supported the project.

Here is the latest newsletter for more information

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