Christmas celebrations 2019

Christmas may be a distant memory now, but we are pleased to be able to share the joy that our children and families shared throughout our projects due to our Christmas appeal. Continue reading

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“Am I Doing Enough” ? By Bill Huxley, co-founder and Trustee

“I am used to being exposed to abject poverty I have seen much of everything working with People against Poverty.  As a trauma therapist working with adult survivors of sexual abuse I think I have heard the darkest secrets a soul could possess. I am not hardened, I am experienced and self-protected. Yet there is always something new that shocks me to my core, that draws my tears, that sickens me, that calls on me to re-evaluate, to scream internally; “Am i doing enough” ? Continue reading

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Giving Tuesday – Get Involved

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So, what is it exactly?

The #GivingTuesdayPledge will help you share how you are supporting good causes on Giving Tuesday. You can share your pledge on social media in the weeks and days running up to Giving Tuesday and on the day itself. By sharing your commitment, you can help inspire others to do something to support a good cause. Continue reading

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Haiti project caught up in protests

Sheri is an american volunteer who works closely with Gertrude at St Josephs Creche.  She visits regularly to work alongside Gertrude and she writes to us to inform us of the current situation in Haiti.  Read what Sheri has to say: Continue reading

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New Childrens Home at Reghin

Work has continued on the new home and since February we have seen a marked improvement in the attempt to complete the work by 2020. Continue reading

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Important Updates to Gift Aid

HMRC now require us to use full donor names in Gift Aid claims.

HMRC recently changed their practice in relation to how we should complete our Gift Aid claims. For some charities that use software to generate the claims, this means updating the information in our database to ensure we comply. Continue reading

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New Home for abandoned children

Working with over 3,500 gypsy families, Project leader Atilla Toth and his wife Adele work tirelessly.   It becomes a heartache for them when there are children who have been deserted for whatever reason by their families and who have no-where to live. Continue reading

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Give us Five!

Give us Five and we can achieve 5 outcomes.   When we can be certain of an income stream that just flows in, we can ensure that our projects are fully funded and we can maximise our effectiveness.

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Smile for the Camera!

Sponsoring a family through our Family partnership project is life changing. This is a story of hope and transormation; the family in this story is just one of the many poor families we have met and worked with over the years, this family really engaged with the family partnership programme and have been able to reintegrate into the community and seek a normal life. Continue reading

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Political Climate in Haiti

Since the reports of embezzlement, low economic growth, a halt in tourism, dropping currency, and most currently the inflation of goods and gas prices Haiti’s largest opposition groups have come to the streets to protest and ask current president, Jovenel Moise, to step down. The protests started in July, continued in October, November, and February, and then again, this morning. Continue reading

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