The Ingrid Education Centre was visited this Summer by a handful of AVIF’s volunteers; Beckee, Sam, Mariam, Stan, Deb, Alec and Charlotte spent time with the Director, Douglas aka Wesley Snipes 😉 and his wife Grace and family, assisting the wonderful work of the centre in the Matopeni slum area of Nairobi. Children here are fed and educated rather than spending a day breaking rocks with thier hands, alongside their parents or guardians in the nearby quarry, day in, day out. The volunteers were lucky enough to help teach some the  lessons to the children, they cooked chapatis, they bought a water tank and helped install it too. It was a success for all.

…. but now there’s a chance the hopes of all the children there could be lost. Although a deposit secured the plot of land temporarily there are only 41 days remaining!!! to help secure the future of the Centre by raising the £2,440 needed to legally buy the land, or the owner has to sell.

If you can spare just a dollar $1 or just a “quid” £1 we’d hugely appreciate it, you’d be buying a share in the future prospects of many children. Simply go to the JustGiving fundraising site it will only take a minute to help, or if you prefer not to give our details on the internet and have a Paypal account you can send a secure payment via our email

Help us make a difference x

Deadline is 29th December, 2009

I’d like to say ASANTE SANA [thank you very much] to all that have already donated…x

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