Category Archives: ASCO Fundraising

Golfers enjoy a round at Royal St George Golf Club

Thanks to the kind generosity of Adrian Thompson of Sky Hunter Property Consultants, one of the auction items at the 2014 GI Trust Golf Day was a round of golf at the prestigious Royal St George Golf Club at Sandwich, … Continue reading

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meet what a difference the new transition house can make to Geoffrey and Swahib

  Please get involved with our fundraising week this weekend, every contribution can truly make a huge difference!

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GI ASCO Fundraising Week begins today

Please help us to make our first ‘Fundraising Week’ a success and raise vital funds for our new ‘transition home’. Show your support today and visit: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/charity-web/charity/finalCharityHomepage.action?charityId=1002311&pageId=514905

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Luka Bosco’s surgery

In September 2014, Luka Bosco suffered a blow to the head during a football match resulting in a macular hole in his left eye. His vision started to deteriorate, he was no longer able to read and following visits to … Continue reading

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GI ASCO is 5 years old and it needs you!

Five years ago this January, GI ASCO was founded. We would like to invite you all to celebrate by participating in a week of fundraising activities! From Friday 6th – 13th March we would like to encourage all of our … Continue reading

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New Transition Home for GI ASCO

We have some very exciting news to share!   GI Trust has committed to support GI ASCO opening a transition home for the older boys ready to take the next step to supported living. GI ASCO supports young people that … Continue reading

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Thank you, Kennan & Melanie……

Kennan & Melanie Michel very kindly hosted a pre-Christmas Drinks party in Kew, London on 15 December.  There were around 40 guests and Liberty Bridge gave a short inspirational talk about GI ASCO, particularly about how the project started back … Continue reading

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Thank you, Jo-Ann…..

Jo-Ann Bateman recently returned back to Canada after spending 4 weeks as a volunteer at GI ASCO. Have a look at some of her photos on FB showing the day to day life of the boys, they are amazing! And … Continue reading

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Thank you QSI International School of Ljubljana!

Natasa Kavas and the staff, students and parents of QSI International School of Ljubljana raised an incredible 1,085 euros for GI ASCO through an event at the school on the 6 December 2013. Natasa is a former volunteer at GI … Continue reading

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GI ASCO operation permit renewed for 3 years

After a strenuous review by the Uganda NGO Board, GI ASCO passed with flying colours and has had its operation permit renewed for a further 3 years!  The Board was extremely pleased with the purchase of the land and the … Continue reading

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GI Trust Golf Day – 11 September 2013 – Bristol

On Wednesday 11 September, we’ll be holding a Charity Golf Day at Long Ashton Golf Club, near Bristol, a lovely course that recently hosted the England Seniors Championship – see http://www.longashtongolfclub.co.uk. We’ve been very fortunate to obtain sponsorship for the event from … Continue reading

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Charity BBQ – Dew Drop Inn, Eastbourne – Sunday 11 August

Just a reminder about the GI ASCO fundraiser at the dew Dew Drop Inn this Sunday…so far we have music confirmed from The Atomic Hotshots, Charlotte Staples and Alessana Inèz . As well as Rob Clark, Criztoz Crizto, David Asher, Toby Bryant and Ben … Continue reading

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Support Rachel’s Ultra Cycle from Birmingham to Budapest!

For the past three years I have wanted to raise money for the African Street Children’s Organisation (ASCO), a charity based in Jinja, Uganda that was set up in 2010. As you may, or may not, know – I’ve trained … Continue reading

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Please support GI ASCO by donating your unwanted items. All items will be very much appreciated

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Summer Lunch – 14 July – 6 Pensford Avenue, Kew (Richmond, South West London)

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Help the boys attend Jinja Agricultural show

The annual Agricultural Show will shortly be returning to Jinja.   Last year due to some kind donations the boys had a fantastic experience. They learnt about argicultural methods, saw a lion, held a snake and some even rode a … Continue reading

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And an enormous thanks to Angelina, who bought the hoes. We couldn’t have done it without you!

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The boys on their way home, a job well done….

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And hey presto, planted!

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Here’s Luka and some of the boys preparing the land for planting…….

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And here it is cleared!

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Check out the new plot of land – before the boys did wonders clearing it!

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GI ASCO has bought some land!

Thanks to a very generous donation, we’ve been able to buy a 2 acre plot of land on the road leading to Bujagali Falls, just by Glory Be Nursery. The boys have been hard at work to clear the land … Continue reading

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GI ASCO reunion, 14 July 2013 in Richmond, near London

We’ll be holding our GI ASCO summer reunion on Sunday 14th July, between 1 and 5pm, at 6 Pensford Avenue, Kew (Richmond, South West London). Karen and William Lyth have very kindly offered to act as hosts. There’ll be buffet … Continue reading

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Jen & Tom now reach £1656 from the Bogle Stroll

Jen & Tom have now raised £1,656 from their Manchester Bogle Stroll. Fantastic! And thanks to everyone who supported this fine effort. If you want to know what a Bogle is, look it up here -http://www.manchesterrag.com/bogle/about/

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