c4c Ten Years Gone 2008-2018

c4c has reached its ten year anniversary this year and to celebrate held a ball at the Ampfield Golf Club. Just to make this an even more special event James and Alice were flown over curtesy of the trustees, to join the celebrations and give a first-hand report on the progress of the Life Centre…

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New start for primary pupils!

Since the demolition of the primary school buildings c4c have been working hard both here and in Kenya to rebuild the premises. Fortunately the nursery site at Tom Mbola is within walking distance and, as a rented building, more secure.  James quickly got estimates for the rebuild totalling about £9,000 for initial structure of the…

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Life Centre Primary School Buildings Demolished!

The buildings of the Life Centre Primary School were demolished by the county government officials during the night on August 27th.  James writes: This is a disaster which has hit the school in the near end of the year for standard eight who are preparing to do their final national exams for high school assessment….

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Visit April 2015

After eighteen months of not being able to go out to Kenya due to an impending operation on trustee Shirley’s knee, we eventually joined forces with three Yellow Dot nursery staff and flew out early in April 2015.  In the party were Paul and Shirley Barter (founding trustees) with Jude Gregory (Asante manager), Kathy Bate…

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Closing Asante Chandlers Ford

Sadly, despite all our re-decorating and hard work, the shop in Chandlers Ford was unable to survive having lost its casual trade to Costa.  On Saturday 18th October 2014 after a really busy day and the support of many of our local regulars we closed for the last time. On Sunday we celebrated the success…

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Jude’s Head shave! July 2014

JUDE’S HEAD SHAVEJude Gregory (trustee and Manager Asante Romsey) is taking the plunge to personally raise some money for the charity by shaving her head!  This came about when she was talking with some of the children about why they had their heads shaved. One of the aims of c4c is to try and assist…

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c4c Charity Ball raised over £3,500!

In celebration of the work achieved to date, the trustees of c4c held a charity ball on 14th March at the POSH Indian Restaurant in Southampton. We reached our target of 100 people for a formal three course dinner, cabaret and dancing.  We are extremely pleased to announce that the total amount raised by this was just over £3,500.

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Walk the Test Way

Last October some of our trustees, friends and family did the Walk the Test  Way organised by the Rotary Club of Romsey Test and managed to raise in excess of £700.  We were presented with a cheque for £700 for c4c by John Gould, the president of the club.  This was 75% of the money…

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Visit November 2012

We visited the primary school in November 2012 and took Carole Bright, one of our volunteers from Asante, Chandlers Ford with us (pictured right in the photo.  The Life Centre school is doing very well, they have now taken the national exams and  came tenth out of twenty seven.  This is an amazing result, some of our…

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Kenya Trip 2012 Blog

Follow the blog for our recent trip to see the progress of the school on  http://jude-c4cvisittokenya.blogspot.com/  We visited a school in Uganda to see how a successful secondary school had been achieved through Serve Direct Uganda.  

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