Entertaining Fundraising

Fundraising prospects in Q2 began with promising activity and results. However, as our responsibilities include lengthy stays in-country, I am not always able to keep track of my correspondence here in the UK. Whilst away in the 1st quarter the bank closed our charity account because I was unable to reply to a bank query […]

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School Uniform Project


ABCD: Art Building Children’s Dreams (UK) or ABCD (UK) is very proud to have recently teamed up with the Rotary Club of Morden, South London, who have kindly sponsored a school uniform programme for 3 primary schools in Tanzania. This is in addition to a sponsorship from a long-time emigre of the village, Ndenny Meakins, […]

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April Showers…


Showering our donors with thanks at the start of this our second quarter of 2015 I want to recall the events of the previous quarter by reproducing a letter read out by the students of Lyamungo Sinde Primary School at the opening of their new toilets: To Ndugu Mgeni Rasmi and Auntie Martha Moshi Dear […]

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Winding up Q1

Just to finish off a very busy first quarter, I have completed my art classes, conducted amongst a very rewarding bunch of kids. As I’ve said earlier, there is no real art teaching as we know it. Yes, there is art in the curriculum but it is paid scant attention. A set of paints, paper […]

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