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Children are the world’s most valuable resource!

by ACT

“Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future”  – (John F Kennedy) … ACT supports World Children’s Day! Every grownup person or adult started off life as a child. 20th November marks Universal Children’s Day. This day is dedicated to improving the lives of children around the world and was…



ACT Commemorates World Orphans Day

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  • Posted on November 16, 2018

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“Every two seconds a child becomes an orphan” (Food for Orphans) Do you know that every two seconds, a child, somewhere, some place in this world, becomes an orphan? Many orphan children are left to grow up in uncertainty – with no parental oversight, education, risk of starvation, human trafficking, disease, death. This leaves them…



ACT – Working through partners in Africa (Part 2)

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  • Posted on November 9, 2018

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…. Yetunde Joseph (ACT-Nigeria) Yetunde Joseph and Honoratus Ndaula travelled to the UK from Africa at the beginning of October to attend and take part in the ACT 20th anniversary celebration – they are two of our wonderful partners from Africa! For both Yetunde and Honoratus, it was their first ever visit to the UK.…



ACT – Working through partners in Africa (Part 1)

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  • Posted on November 2, 2018

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… Honoratus Ndaula (ACT-Tanzania)  At the beginning of October some very important visitors arrived at the ACT (UK) offices – they are two of our wonderful partners from Africa! Honoratus Ndaula from Tanzania is Director of Justice and Peace, ACT partners in Kagera region, Tanzania. Yetunde Joseph is Director of Ipaja Community Link (ICL), ACT…



Running and raising funds for ACT

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  • Posted on October 25, 2018

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  …. Jack Beadle and Audrey Noel share their experience of the Great South Run 2018 October has been a busy month at the African Child Trust (ACT). It’s our anniversary year and we have been celebrating 20 years of educating disadvantaged children and orphans and empowering needy widows in Africa. Read about our main…



ACT is contributing to the Empowerment of Rural Women

by ACT

  • Posted on October 18, 2018

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“The empowerment of rural women and girls is essential to building a prosperous, equitable and peaceful future for all on a healthy planet.” — UN Secretary-General, António Guterres …International day of Rural Women The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Rural Women celebrates and honours the role of rural women on October 15 each year.…



Happy 20th Anniversary ACT

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  • Posted on October 15, 2018

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  … Celebrating 20 years of bringing hope to disadavntaged people in Africa The ACT 20th anniversary celebration event on Saturday 6th October at New Life, Croydon opened with a glorious musical performance by the Portsmouth Gospel Choir (BBC Pitch Battle 2017 finalist) and guest artistes, the highly acclaimed Shekhinah.  Croydon Deputy Mayor, Councillor Humayoun…



It’s our Twentieth Birthday!

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  • Posted on October 5, 2018

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On Saturday 6th October we are celebrating a very important milestone, it’s our 20th Anniversary. We are twenty! What better way to celebrate than to showcase the incredible projects we’re doing with widows and orphans in Africa! We can’t wait to reveal our exhibition, spanning eight  countries, fourteen communities and twenty years of ACT’s charitable…



Celebrating one year of ACT (Midlands)

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  • Posted on October 1, 2018

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  “We are building up new contacts and engaging our existing supporters in the region and things are going very well”. (Femi Onabolu – ACT (Midlands) It’s just over a year since ACT opened an office in the Midlands, in addition to its Croydon office in Croydon, London. The office located in Sutton Coldfield opened…



About £2000 was raised at the Annual Golf Day

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  • Posted on September 19, 2018

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On Thursday 13th September, budding golfers headed to Woodcote Park Golf Club, Surrey to play some rounds whilst raising money for ACT. The occasion was the Annual Golf Day which takes place in the second week in September each year. Fortunately, the sun was shining and the golfers were able to enjoy a whole day…