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RAISE THE ROOF AT KJCH

Posted by on Jan 17, 2018

Our appeal launched in October to raise £10,000 to put a new roof on the orphanage has reached £1,400.40.  We apologise to anybody who has tried to make a donation via the link to the BT MyDonate site.  There was a mistake in the address.  This has now been rectified.  The correct address is https://www.mydonate.bt.com/events/raisetheroofatkjch427556    

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Trustees visit King Jesus Charity Home

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017

Two of our trustees, Jean and Nana Edusei, visited King Jesus Charity Home last week and are delighted to report that all is well.  Unfortunately the building work on the remaining part of the second storey has not yet started but we are hoping it will be completed by the time we have raised the £10,000 needed to roof the whole building.  The current appeal total stands at £875.11 – if you would like to donate to the Roof Appeal, please go to...

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Jean receives MBE from Her Majesty the Queen

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017

On Friday 13 October, our trustee Jean Edusei, accompanied by her husband and daughters, attended Buckingham Palace where Her Majesty the Queen presented her with an MBE for services to Girlguiding and young people in Ghana.  It was a wonderful experience and a great recognition of the commitment Jean has given to Girlguiding and the Ghanaian Children’s Trust....

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2018 GREAT NORTH RUN – PLACES AVAILABLE

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017

GREAT NORTH RUN 2018: the Ghanaian Children’s Trust has secured 5 places in next year’s Great North Run. If you would like to use one to raise funds for our charity, please get in touch. We have paid £76 per place, so you would need to pay that to us to secure your place, and we would expect you to raise at least a further £100 MINIMUM through sponsorship. Please get in touch if you’re interested.  Thank...

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Raise the Roof for King Jesus Charity Home

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017

At our dinner on 14 October, we launched an appeal for £10,000 to pay for a new roof for the main building at King Jesus Charity Home. Currently the building has a flat concrete roof, as it was originally planned to add a further storey.  Because of the cost involved, that plan has been postponed, probably for several years.  The current roof is leaking badly causing damage to the ceilings below and when it rains – and it rains heavily in Kumasi -the children have to put out buckets and...

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Another successful dinner on 14 October

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017

Once again, our annual dinner was a great success, raising £733.50.  Thank you to everybody who attended and contributed to a lovely evening.  Thanks also to the brilliant staff at the City of Newcastle Golf Club, especially chef Gavin who produced a fantastic meal, truly delicious.  Role on next year’s event!

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