Chosen: The Book

Having spent her first year in hospital, Charlene battled ill health and identity issues associated with adoption. Although she couldn’t change her circumstances she made choices that would impact others far away. CHOSEN is a story of faith, hope and healing CHOSEN is a story that Charlene asked her brother to tell. CHOSEN documents the […]

Jim’s progress

Slow but steady progress continuing and virtually on the Springhill Road, Dollingstown on way to Magheralin and then onto Moira. A long road ahead. Thanks to everyone who has supported me through donating to Charlenes Project.

Big thanks!

Well done Darren Percy in completing the Larne Half Marathon today – raising well over £1,000 for Charlene’s Project. Thanks Darren and everyone who supported your efforts to help children in Uganda.

Charlene’s Project research Findings

Findings from recent Charlene’s Project research in rural Ugandan Primary Schools: 1. Strategic Challenges: The head teachers, teachers and senior management (129 responses) identified the top strategic challenge that schools currently face as ‘the distance teachers travel to school’. Also identified as top strategic challenges were ‘lack of resources in school’, ‘not enough teachers’ and […]

Jim gets on his bike!

Charlene’s Poppa, at 95 years, has started his fundraiser to support Charlene’s Project and help children in Uganda. He is virtually cycling 1-2km per day hoping to cover the distance from his current home in Lurgan, via Waringstown, Bangor, Dungannon, Killyman and finishing in Aughnacloy where he was born in 1926. A massive 181km for […]

Home learning during Covid

With schools closed again in Uganda due to COVID we are so thankful for supporters here and wonderful colleagues in Uganda who have been ensuring the children we support receive home learning materials.

Seasonal Sausage Sizzler

Friday 13th December 5pm-10pm in Dollingstown Church Halls.   2020 will bring the 10th anniversary of Charlene’s death. 10 years ago in December 2009 she was busy organising a Dolly Walk to raise money to build her first school. She had so much in her diaries that she wanted to do and so many have […]

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Gift Aid

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