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ASCO boys take part in Jinja festival – 4th & 5th May

‎…some of the boys enrolled at the bayimba arts workshops today in preparation for the first Jinja festival. Michael, Luka W and John are learning grafitti art and will be working in a group to design a wall at kakindu … 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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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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John’s had his operation!

John had his operation on Monday at a hospital in Kampala and is now recovering. Thanks so much to everyone who donated and helped make it possible!

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Update on appeal for John’s operation

So far we’ve received donations for John totalling £297. With GiftAid, that makes £374.56. ASCO may have received some monies directly, but we’re over half way there to raising the £700 needed to fund the operation. Thanks to everyone who’s … Continue reading

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Appeal for donations to help John at ASCO – PLEASE READ

Please read the following message from Sarah Kelly at ASCO John is one of our boys, he was on the streets with his nephew until ASCO found them. John suffered a severe injury to his foot whilst on the streets … Continue reading

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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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Shibden Head Primary School raise £325!

Shibden Head Primary School raised a massive £325 for ASCO, which will likely be used to pay for school fees and equipment.  The School has sent a gift and letter to each boy at ASCO and they are now ‘pen … Continue reading

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Check out this video by Sally Powell about her time at ASCO

Check out this fantastic video by Sally Powell about her time at ASCO – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQMEACU71FI

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Heartfelt Exhibition, Bristol

Thanks to all who supported and helped at the Heartfelt Exhibition in Bristol.  We managed to raise £460 for ASCO at the Exhibition itself, and a further £200 since.  Well done to Anne, Jen and Joe!!

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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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Heartfelt:Bristol – supporting ASCO – help needed!

Drawings from the boys at ASCO are being featured in an Exhibition organised by local Bristol artist, Jan Connett, taking place at the Centrespace Gallery in Bristol from 19-24 November.  ASCO has been named as one of the charities supported … Continue reading

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Raise money for ASCO and Valley View through your online shopping!

Amazing! We’ve earned £83.10 so far from easyfundraising, and it costs nothing extra!  So sign up, register for GI Trust, use easyfundraising for your online shopping and help raise money for ASCO and Valley View!  For more details, click here

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Well done, Lucy!

Well done, Lucy Lyth from London, who raised £599.66 by persuading her school to have a mufti day on the last day of term to raise money for ASCO.  She also organised a cake sale and managed to charge people … Continue reading

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