Children up and down the UK will be looking forward to their summer holidays in a just a few days time, and it has also been holiday time for our children in Romania too! Towards the end of last month we were delighted to be able to hold a summer camp for the children of the rural community in Negresti, Romania. Continue reading
Child Sponsorship does more than just provide a lifeline for children and young people; it also helps they break the cycle of poverty by investing in their education. Some are lucky enough to go on into higher education and Roshan from Nepal is one of these young people. Despite struggling to make ends meet Roshan is doing really well and his work was recently selected as an ideal paper to use for future lessons. Continue reading
Our aim is to build a cohesive family unit that are empowered to become self-sustaining through meaningful social investment. The most logical way we can do this is through educating the whole family. Family Partnership is a major step to a new life for the families we will be working with.
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The city of Iasi, where we work in Romania, has the dubious title of “sex capital of Romania”, and each year thousands of adults and children are trafficked within the country and internationally. These people end up involved in enforced slavery, prostitution and drugs. Our aim is to protect the young people that we work with from the horrors of human trafficking and for that reason we have begun a new and improved Anti Trafficking Programme. Continue reading
It was with much sadness that left our office based in the beautiful surroundings at Grangeside Business Centre after running the charity from the base in Hilperton for the last five and half years. However, we are delighted to have moved into the lovely offices at Procol in Melksham. Continue reading
This is your chance to take part in the fundraiser of a lifetime and tick another one of that bucket list… This year to celebrate our Birthday we want to get our biggest ever team of skydivers raising money for PaP! Continue reading
We are sad to say that our longtime Patron, Matt Graham, has now stepped down. It has been wonderful to have Matt as our Patron and we would like to thank him for all everything that he has given to the charity in the time that he has been patron. This is what he had to say:
We have been amazed at the progress that the Micro Farm has made in the relatively short time that it has been up and running. The next step to grow the project is to purchase a tractor and this is now a real necessity for the Micro Farm. There are many things that can’t be done without machinery; at the moment they are only able to use horses which require care and have to be looked after and they are not able to use these horses to plough for cereals, meaning that it must all be done by hand.
During February we have had the pleasure of having Chris Lauder in with us for some work experience. Chris first became aware of the charity after attended one of the school building trips to Romania. Find out what he has to say: Continue reading
The Micro Farm in Romania continues to grow from strength to strength and through the winter we have seen how preserved foods and poly-tunnels have allowed the farm to be productive and feed the community all year round! The animals are doing well (in fact you will read below about our new additions) and the people in the village are able to farm them so that they have a constant supply of meat for the canteen which feeds the community. Continue reading