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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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Moses back to school

Moses is making a great recovery. He is due to go to Kampala for a review next Tuesday. He has now returned to school for the mornings. Once again thank you to everyone that contributed!

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Jennie & Tom raise over £1400 for GI ASCO!

Jennie & Tom completed their challenge of walking 55 miles over 24 hours around the streets of Manchester. They were out on the course for 22 hours solid, with the final 1.6 miles taking over 2 hours! They’ve raised over … Continue reading

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Moses has had his Op!

Moses’ surgery has been completed successfully and he is now recovering on the ward. Hopefully he can come home tonight!

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Update on Moses

Yesterday the doctor decided that Moses’ needed one more day of IV antibiotics before he could be confirmed ready for surgery. Moses’ has now been admitted to the surgical ward and is scheduled for the procedure at 11am today. 26 … Continue reading

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Jennie & Tom are hoping to walk 55 miles around the city of Manchester in 24 hours

Jennie & Tom are hoping to walk 55 miles around the city of Manchester within 24 hours to raise money for GI ASCO. It’s likely to be very cold, possibly freezing, as they walk through the night on Friday 1 … Continue reading

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Let’s try to create an emergency medical fund…

We’re going to keep the appeal page open for anyone who would like to donate towards an emergency medical fund to help in the future when something happens as it has to Moses. The web address of the appeal page … Continue reading

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Fantastic response to appeal for Moses!

We launched the appeal to fund Moses’ operation at 5pm on the 22 February and by midday on 23 February we had raised £800! We want to say a huge Thank you for everyone who made a donation for such … Continue reading

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Help Moses Lochoro to have an urgent operation

Little Moses has been sick several times over recent months and everyone thought it was malaria. Yesterday (Thursday, 21 February) he became sick again with a very high temperature (106 degrees). Sarah took him to see a doctor in Kampala … Continue reading

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The boys first online art exhibition

After a number of classes with James, some of the boys wanted to display their best art pieces (see the GI ASCO Facebook page for more pictures)….support their hard work by purchasing a picture today! All pieces are light weight … Continue reading

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Latest news from ASCO

Latest news from Sarah at ASCO – …today was the last day of the school term and the boys were very proud bringing home their reports. The progress they have made is amazing, to name a few, geoffrey achieved 6th … Continue reading

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£200 donation for ASCO from Sidney Sussex College. Well done Charlotte and Katie!

Sidney Sussex College is a college of Cambridge University and the Students’ Union has a donations fund from which money can be requested for various charities, local, national and international. Katie Hunter and Charlotte Wabe, first year students at the … Continue reading

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John’s discharged and back at ASCO

Message from Sarah at ASCO – John has just been discharged from hospital. He is doing well, walking around with crutches and has a review on 22nd. All the boys are really excited to see him. Great news!

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Update from Sarah & Liberty at ASCO

Morning all from Jinja, Uganda! We are in the process of setting up a monthly e-newsletter and also would like to send you all a virtual christmas card, with photos of the boys, as an appreciation of everyones hard efforts … Continue reading

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Message from Kate Lawrence about ASCO

Kate Lawrence has just returned from Jinja and sent us the following message – I did have a great time in Jinja and feel rather ‘out of body’ after leaving the UK in the worst snow in years, hitting Jinja … Continue reading

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Update from ASCO

We’ve just received this update from Sarah at ASCO, after she attended her first parents’ afternoon at the boys’ new primary school To all, I just wanted to update you on the success of the first parents afternoon event at … Continue reading

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