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…

Read More

Life Centre Primary School Buildings Demolished!

  <a href=”http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/” target=”http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/HelpLifeCentre_blank” title=”Link opens in a new window”><img src=”http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/giving/Images/banners/261x88_donate2.png” border=”0″ alt=”Make a donation using Virgin Money Giving”></a> 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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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.

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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.  

Read More

Asante Coffee Shop

The new Life Centre School has grown and now has in excess of 300 primary-age children all being educated by trained teachers. One of the things we promote as a charity is small business enterprise, so it follows that here in the U.K. we do the same.  We originlly opened one coffee shop in Chandlers Ford…

Read More

«