April 2015

Where the funds went this year

1 house, 1 new roof

11 houses to receive electricity

8 sewing machines

1 Horse

For the porridge club and day care centre, 1000 kilos of sugar and 200 litres of oil, 300kg Barley, 200kg Peas, 100kg chick peas, 122kg bean, 200kg wheat, 200kg rice, 200kg maize and 40 boxes of biscuits

44 children sponsored at the Day Care Centre and 26 children in main stream school and university

Loan for 3 women to start work and food support for 6 families

Hospital and clinic treatment for 6 people

10 blankets and 4 mattresses

Weekly milk for 5 families and the porridge club for a year

Material to make dresses for the porridge ladies


Support and things we need

Financial donations remain a priority as we continue to support children in day care, purchase sewing machines and supply medical needs and when required housing. Clothes also remain a need as each year we try to take as many items of clothes as possible to help the very poor. We are grateful for the donations of clothes that we have taken to the Clothes for Cash outlets this has been a real boost to the funds.

Items required and a couple of costs:-

Laptops and mobile phones

Football shirts any size (with the exception of large mans) any team

Children’s clothes, age 3-16yrs

Books, educational type Encyclopedias, Atlas

Sewing items needles, tapes, scissors

To build a house £250-£300

A sewing machine £215

Sponsor a child at Day Care for one year £75

Sponsor a child at school for one year £100


For further information on the Bahir Dar Projects and how you can help please email Angela and Mike on khyber.king@btinternet.com

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