News and events

This section presents our activities since we started in 2010. Read the latest news about our organisation and have a look at photos of our meetings and workshops - including nutrition and home gardening, sex education and HIV/AIDS awareness, how to make reusable/washable sanitary pads, and more!

 

For more frequent updates go to our Wamumbi Orphan Care facebook page

Fundraising and awareness raising events

08/05/2015 VE themed fundraising tea party

A tea party with cakes, donated goods, and a raffle, was held in Llandudno, North Wales, on Friday 8th May 2015. It was a fantastic afternoon that raised £400 for our work in Kenya! This has since been used to pay for emergency foodstuffs for six of our needy households.

13th March 2015 One World Gala

We collaborated with the International Education Centre at Bangor University to run a One World Gala talent show on Friday 13th March 2015 in PJ Hall, Main Arts Building, on College Road in Bangor, Wales. There was a fantastic array of international and national cultural performances by talented singers, musicians and dancers from the student population and wider community! Handmade jewellery and cakes were available with 100% of the proceeds going towards our work in Kenya. A couple of other stands were also there with a percentage of profits going to the charity, including locally made beeswax products from Anglesey. It was a fun family friendly evening!

 

Check out our videos of the evening on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HUVHPBxiRCs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FE88ddLXJmk

 

 

07/05/2014 Fundraising stand

On the weekend of 10th and 11th May 2014 we had a stand at the MayPlay family festival in Wadebridge, Cornwall (http://www.whatsoncornwall.co.uk/entertainment/mayplay-2014-wadebridge-circus-play). There was information about the work we do and handmade jewellery made by our teenagers and guardians to raise money for our projects.

05/12/2011 Fundraising Christmas market

On Sunday 4th December 2011 a Christmas market was held at Treworra Barton in Cornwall (http://www.treworra.co.uk/) in aid of raising funds for us to purchase the land needed for a drop-in centre to provide a place for life skills trainings, meetings, and learning resources for the children we are reaching out to. We managed to raise nearly £1000 from donations, raffle, tea and cakes, mulled wine and soup, which made it a very successful day and even better was that everyone enjoyed themselves!

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October 2018

This month we received a wonderful donation of solar lights from Jaguar Land Rover, enough for all our children and guardians. This will make a huge difference - it means the children can study in the evenings and other chores can be done much more easily after it gets dark.

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