HAITI CHILDREN EXCEL IN EXAMS

At the end of each school year, all students in regular classes must take a National Exam in order to pass onto the next grade; these exams are quite rigorous. For the first time in a long time, all of the kids in the traditional classrooms passed their exam and were able to move onto the next grade this past fall. The students are doing very well in their new grade and are enjoying their new experiences, new friends, fresh new uniforms, and of course their new homework.

 

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Christmas Artisan Fair 2018

Well for our first attempt at running a Christmas Fair, we think we “faired” well.    With 25 stalls setting up early on  Saturday morning on the first day of December at the newly renovated hall of West Wilts Vineyard Church in Trowbridge, the festivities began to take place and in no time at all, the hall had a wonderful array of beautiful arts and crafts to feast your eyes upon. Continue reading

Its Goodbye from Me and Hello to Him and Him!

Dear Friends and Supporters,

I have had the privilege of serving the charity as Chair of Trustees for 9 years and in that time I have overseen significant growth and witnessed the impact of our work on thousands of lives. I in consultation with Valerie, (my wife and our CEO) I have determined that it is now the time for me to step aside as the Chair while continuing to serve as a trustee, contributing to our great mission as the co-founder of People against Poverty and founder of Business against Poverty.

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What happened at the James Bond Casino Royale Event?

The annual gala this year was our 8th fundraising event and it was a fun packed evening where where 120 guests were treated to lots of activities to get involved in.    Arriving on the Red Carpet to collect their Martini Cocktails (sponsored by Bailbrook House), the tables adorned with giant dice and oversized playing cards added to the ambience of the theme of James Bond Casino Royale.   Continue reading