Category Archives: 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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GI ASCO needs…..

Thanks everyone for your interest in supporting the GI ASCO boys. Below is a list of items that are desperately needed.  If you are able to help by donating, and would like the money to go to something specific, please … 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 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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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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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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