An excellent overview on YourLurgan by Jonathan McNabb of what Jim is doing, the “why” and what he hopes to achieve. Full article here.
The 2 Moira Surgery teams, Richard’s Ramblers and The Dream Team are now in the Central African Republic on their virtual journey to Uganda – almost 80% of the journey done. The Portadown Cycling Club teams are in Algeria and Niger with Team Banana leading the way. Over £6,000 of our £10,000 target has been […]
2 teams from Moira Surgery are virtually walking/running/cycling from Dollingstown to Uganda to raise money to help build a Secondary School in Uganda through Charlene’s Project. Additionally teams from Portadown Cycling Club are chasing the Moira Surgery teams. Currently the Moira teams are in Nigeria and the Cycling teams have left Europe and are closing in […]
2 weeks ago we felt compelled to organise a fundraiser for the villagers of Vado Ancho and Las Escaleras, Guatemala who had indicated by putting white flags outside their homes during COVID-19 lockdown that their food was running out. We could never have believed the incredible support as so many fundraisers came on board and supporters […]
On Saturday 23rd May as a family the Barrs are doing a fundraising half marathon walk/run…or trying to…to raise money in aid of supporting Charlene’s Project and the villages of Las Escaleras and Vado Ancho in Guatemala. This will all be within COVID-19 guidelines of course. We are so thankful for so many others who are […]
Back in 2009, Charlene Barr raised funds to build a school in Uganda as she was dying. Her legacy remains and continues to grow. As we approach the significant milestone of the 10th anniversary of her death in 2020 and to celebrate her life and courage, we have set a bold and ambitious target for the project […]
Imagine not having the opportunity to go to school beyond P7? Our 2020 VISION is of a local secondary school for the 6,500 children who attend Kahara, Kirwala, Bunyama, Runyaya, Kothogongola, Diika, Nyinga and St Livingstone Primary Schools in western Uganda. We need to raise £250,000 over the next 18 months to make this dream a […]
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