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Water Projects – Dec 2017
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Water Projects – Dec 2017

Banbury International Community School I am really pleased to report that the installation of the water well at the school was completed this week and all that remains is for a gate to be fitted on the entrance. I must extend my sincere thanks to Nicola Wilkinson who co-ordinated the […]

The Importance of Rotary Grants – Nov 2017
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The Importance of Rotary Grants – Nov 2017

Grants are available for 6 Rotary “areas of focus” Over the past 8 years my projects have benefitted from several grants within the Education & Literacy and Water & Sanitation categories. Grants are given on a “matched funding” basis currently up to a maximum of £1,500. Grants are not available […]

Active Projects – Oct 2017
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Active Projects – Oct 2017

On Friday 6th October I had the pleasure of speaking at the school’s Harvest Festival in St Helens Church in front of 400 children and about 250 parents. I had previously visited the school in May, speaking at their Africa Awareness Day and as a result of their efforts we […]

Gardens,School Fees and Soccer Kit
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Gardens,School Fees and Soccer Kit

Reading Abbey Rotary Club In July I gave a presentation to the Club and explained that there are 14 children at Calvary School who cannot afford to pay their school fees. At the end of the evening 3 Rotarians each gave me £30 to sponsor a child for a years […]

Active Projects – August 2017
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Active Projects – August 2017

Sierra Leone mudslides & flooding I am sure you are all aware of the terrible situation which hit Freetown a week ago and I would like to thank all of those who have contacted me to find out the situation in relation to the 4 school communities that I support. […]

Active Projects – July 2017
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Active Projects – July 2017

Fundraising for Sierra Leone & End Polio Now On Saturday 8th July, to celebrate the start of a new Rotary year, 200 people packed the theatre at Tudor Hall School, and saw a superb “West End” concert. Simon Adkins (originally from Banbury, currently the resident choreographer of 42nd St in […]

Visit to Willesley Primary School
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Visit to Willesley Primary School

Willesley Primary School – Ashby De La Zouch I was invited by Alison, one of the teachers, who is the daughter of a Rotary colleague to do a presentation at the school’s Africa Awareness Day on 22nd May. On arrival I spoke briefly to Alison’s class and answered some questions […]