Grassroots Tanzania team have started the 3rd food parcel distribution to families of the 2500 sponsored children in and around Mbeya – all part of the plan to get these vulnerable families through the COVID19 crisis. The Tanzanian government is saying the crisis is over! Upper sixth and university students are expected to be back […]
From Mary Reeves, a Grassroots Fundraiser … take a read: Today, 26th April, would have been the day I ran 26 miles in London, so what was I going to do instead… I had an idea…. 26km. So, this morning did my usual marathon preparations, and set out about the London starting time … 26km […]
Kevin, Deborah and the SKM church team have written to tell us how they are coping now that all of India is in lock down. Churches cannot meet and the children’s homework club where the Grassroots sponsored children come every day is closed. But the children and families still need the food that your sponsorship […]
We sent this email out today…. Every sponsored child in Romania is part of a family with great need. Many of the families’ main carers cannot work due to long term illness, with a high proportion suffering from cancer. So when the government, in response to the growing Coronavirus epidemic, ordered a lock down, BENITA […]
We have almost finished our time in Tanzania. Interviews continue for another day. We started the week with 2500 needing to be done at the end of Friday we have 389 left to do. What a privilege it is to hear the stories of so many families. We have laughed and cried together. There are […]
Really grateful to the many people who make clothes and hats which bring such joy to those in Tanzania. Hats from Woodford and this dress by Rotary “Inner Wheel” Farnham (the women’s branch of Rotary)…. Thank you so much!
These first pictures are from the Good Neighbours project in Theta – a very poor community North of Nairobi. Good Neighbours is both the church and the Grassroots Partner organisation that runs the child sponsorship scheme in the community. They also run Judah Excellence Primary School where many of the children learn. Each morning, during […]
Hello parents!! So we’ve been here 5 days now and have all settled in nicely… It’s Holly (Jones) here (Hey fam I miss you but not told much and I’m having a great time) Today we split into 3 groups and all did different things as the start of our 3 day rotation… So once […]