An excellent overview on YourLurgan by Jonathan McNabb of what Jim is doing, the “why” and what he hopes to achieve. Full article here.
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. https://gofund.me/1d7fd4d1
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]