Benjamin Triumphs Over Adversity

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  • Posted on June 4, 2013

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Today, November 20th Benjamin Martin receives his Bachelors of Art degree in Education. In May 2003 close to completing primary school standard seven in Korogwe, Tanzania, Benjamin lost his father. The family was totally dependant on his fathers income as a peasant farmer. That December the final school exam results came out and he was…



Vodafone grant will make world of difference to children in African countries

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  • Posted on February 10, 2012

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2 February 2012, Purley, Greater London. The African Child Trust’s (ACT) applicant Alessandra Lauria has won a place on this year’s Vodafone World of Difference UK programme. The scheme provides a grant to 500 charities every year, funding the organisations to employ their applicants for two to four months. Alessandra will be joining ACT this…



Sixteen New Children to Receive Support in Malawi

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  • Posted on February 1, 2012

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February 2012 Following an appeal from our partner organization in Malawi, the Good News Bible Church, ACT has decided to extend its sponsorship to sixteen more children in the community. All children are from the Migowi community which is part of Phalombe District. This area is considered the poorest in Malawi, with average daily incomes…