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April 6

The Safe House Update

THE SAFE HOUSE UPDATE   Since opening this house in October last year, we have already been able to help six more children in a life away from the streets and will continue to do so for all the children coming through this house.   Pascal & Raymond aged 15, who cannot read or write, […]

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April 6

Samson starts secondary boarding school

SAMSON STARTS SECONDARY BOARDING SCHOOL   In October 2018 some of you will remember that I came across a young boy called Samson, searching for scraps in a dump, in order to get money for food as his mum was too ill to work. After reuniting Samson with his mother and younger brother, Street Children […]

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April 6

Christmas 2019

CHRISTMAS 2019   This year was Fred & Eliah’s first Christmas with us they were so excited and constantly squealing at every item in their stockings, made up from generous donations. Over the last 3 years I have always done stockings and presents for all the children to have at Christmas, this year it was […]

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April 6

The Safe House

THE SAFE HOUSE A house became available just around the corner from where the children’s house is. It has huge grounds, 3 bedrooms, another 3 outside bedrooms, a kitchen and a living room. Whilst carrying out the street visits I always wished to have another place that many more street children could come to and […]

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April 6

Baraka & Flygod’s Secondary School Graduation

BARAKA & FLYGOD’S SECONDARY SCHOOL GRADUATION       Flygod and Baraka have now graduated secondary school. Next year Baraka is interested in becoming a solider or studying a tourism course that will allow him to work in the national park among the tourism industry. Flygod is keen on opening a business that can allow […]

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April 6

Eva Starting Univerity

EVA STARTING UNIVERSITY     Eva is the first one of the house to start University. She has been accepted into the best university in Iringa to study a one year course in Business administration, which she is very keen on studying. Eva ran away from her village with her twin, Lidia, when they were […]

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April 6

A call from Social Welfare

A CALL FROM SOCIAL WELFARE   Letty received a call from the social welfare office asking for help with a case of a little girl who was very ill in hospital with her mum. They were in hospital due to their awful living conditions. The mum had been living with an illness for a long […]

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April 6

Simoni’s primary school graduation

SIMONI’S GRADUATION   At the end of September, Simoni graduated primary school! This is a huge achievement for him and we were so proud. The whole family, including the workers, turned up to support Simoni on his big day. He is starting tuition for secondary school this week and will start at an English speaking […]

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April 6

Gosberth’s results

GOSBERTH’S RESULTS   Gosberth came home for a two week holiday in September. He loves school so much, but also really enjoys relaxing at home in the holidays. When we took him back to school their yearly results had been released, Gosberth had the top results in the whole year of 158 students. This is […]

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April 6

Three years of having a home

THREE YEARS OF HAVING A HOME     On the 28th September 2019, we marked three years since me and the children moved into the house. Three years since they escaped the abusive orphanage. Three years of having a place to call home and feel safe and loved. The kids have grown up so much […]

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April 6

Saving Maggie

SAVING MAGGIE   In July we received information of a girl who was being followed by older men trying to kidnap her every day on her walk to and from school. These men wanted to kidnap her and sell her to an older man for marriage, in exchange for cows.   This girl is called […]

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April 6

Welcoming Eliah

  WELCOMING ELIAH     We found Eliah during one of our night visits to the streets, where Letty and the older boys go around the gutters/dumps in Iringa town, to find current children living on the streets. After finding them we take them for a meal, build up trust with them and are able […]

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April 5

Welcoming Fred

FRED   We came across Fred when Letty and the girls were visiting some of the older street children who used to live at the orphanage. We found Fred in a dump area and he hadn’t eaten for days.   After speaking with the social welfare office it was agreed that he could move into […]

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March 27

FINISHING SECONDARY SCHOOL

FINISHING SECONDARY SCHOOL   Eva, Lidia and Razarlo have finished secondary school!! This is such a huge achievement, especially as at the time of their studies Street Children Iringa did not have the funds to support them in private education. Government education is particularly hard so we are so proud of the three of them. […]

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March 27

£5000 Grant From Meeting Needs UK

A GRANT FROM MEETING NEEDS UK £5,000 TO INVEST IN TWO TUK TUK BUSINESS’S     Street Children Iringa are so happy to have received a grant of £5,000 in order to invest in a sustainable project to create income for the house and helping get more children off the streets of Iringa. Due to […]

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