Angels Orphanage Appeal  £556

Goal £5,000

11.2%

of our goal

44

Days Left

7

Donations

WHAT WE DO

The African Child Trust aims to relieve poverty and advance development in Africa by:

Educating fatherless children and orphans to completion of secondary school and up to tertiary level where possible.
Empowering widows/guardians via counselling, literacy and business skills training that will enable them generate sustainable income to support their families;
Enriching the entire community where ACT works by providing technical and material support to local schools and health services;
Sending skilled volunteers to support our projects and activities in the communities where we work.

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Educating Children

ACT provides funding for the children of widows and also orphans to complete their education.

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Empowering Widows

Widows are amongst the most vulnerable group in Africa.

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Enriching Communities

The community is central to the approach of ACT in funding the education of the children of widows and orphans in Africa.

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NEWS & EVENTS

We organize a variety of events to help people learn about and get involved with ACT. From golf days to charity runs to community service, this is where you can find out what’s going on, and sign up!

 

MAKE AN IMPACT

Interested in connecting with a larger community? We'd love to hear from you! Check out the number of ways to get involved.

Sponsor a Child

Change the life of a disadvantaged child or orphan in Africa. Nothing is too small to help!

Be an Ambassador

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Host an Event

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Volunteer / Work for Us

Are you a leader who shares our passion for social change? If your up to the challenge, submit your CV below.

MEET OUR TEAM

Pauline Edwards - Chair

Pauline Edwards - Chair

Pauline is the Founder/CEO of Annies Orphan, an organisation that operates charity shops across the UK and support projects in Africa and Asia. She has MA degree in Theology and is Minister of the Wales AOG, Bangor. She joined the Board of Trustees in Jan 2008 and was appointed Chair in Sept of the same year.

Pauline Edwards - Chair

Kunle Onabolu - Director

Kunle Onabolu - Director

Kunle is the Founder/Director of ACT. He has a PhD in Civil Engineering. His work experience spans academic research, building materials manufacturing R&D and consultancy. He has been a Trustee since the charity was formed in 1999. He also sits on the board of trustees of other charities.

Kunle Onabolu - Director

Gwen Howes - Finance Officer

Gwen Howes - Finance Officer

Gwen’s background is in IT, where she started in software development before moving to IT project and contract management. Following retirement, she joined ACT as a volunteer in 2011 working on book keeping. She now oversees the accounting and financial functions of the charity.

Gwen Howes - Finance Officer

Jack Beadle - Communications & Marketing

Jack Beadle - Communications & Marketing

Jack studied Accounting, Finance and Management, graduating from the University of York with a first class honours degree. He currently works as a quantitative trader in a hedge fund. Jack joined ACT in October 2015 as communications & marketing officer.

Jack Beadle - Communications & Marketing

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