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Help fund a Group House for orphans

£4,110 of £4,873 goal

Raised by 23 people in 17 months
Urgent funds are needed to build a group house for 10 orphans and 2 care takers in one of the poorest areas of Uganda. Two thirds of the project costs have already been offered. The building plans and construction team are ready. With your help we can raise the final third of the required funding and make a huge difference to the children's quality of life.

Background
Starlight Family is a charity based in Kiboga, Uganda that provides education and care to the most vulnerable children and adults. Since our visit to them in 2014 we have continued to support their wonderful work. Despite having limited resources Starlight's directors, volunteers and supporters have managed to improve the lives of the children and adults in the area in many ways over the last seven years. Discover more about Starlight Family on their website or on their FaceBook page

Now there is an important opportunity to make a huge difference to the orphans who are being supported and cared for by Starlight Family.

The Project
Unfortunately the current accommodation for 10 of the children under the care of Starlight Family is inadequate in many ways and poses a risk to their health.
A recent visit to Starlight by long-time supporter David P. Armrein has led to German architect Volker Goebel designing suitable budget accommodation for the children and their caretakers and generously offering to oversee the project.

Making a Difference
We can all help to improve the lives of these and future children.To take advantage of the architects availability and sponsorship already offered the balance needs to be raised as soon as possible. Any contributions are gratefully received - thank you.

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Only £734 to go! Hi friends since the last update there has been some delays in finishing the orphanage. We were advised that it the orphanage must have its own toilet facility and not use the one at the nearby school. Thankfully Mercel Habe has generously donated the amount needed for this and the work has started as shown in the photograph. Now we have received the final Bill of Quantities from our builders to complete everything and we are really hoping to raise this amount so the orphanage can be in use in time for Christmas. As always your help is appreciated.
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A truly inspiring donation received from a mother who has suffered the loss of her daughter. She has chosen to extend her compassion and care to the children in Uganda saying: '' I donated as my daughter passed away and makes you think that you need to help each other as money they come and they go'' . Starlight Family is truly grateful for the financial donation and the inspiration of her words of wisdom.
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Dear friends. As you can see from the picture this wonderful new home is nearly ready for the orphans to move in to. To finish the project we need to raise the final £873. Thank you for being there with us so far please help us to share the campaign so the children can benefit from this wonderful building that the love and care from people near and far has helped to create.
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A big hello to all of our friends and supporters old and new. Our combined effort to provide a decent home for the Starlight orphans has nearly come to fruition. However to complete the work and make the building into a home we need one last push to raise some funds. Less than £2000 are needed. We have the power to create this wonderful reality for the children if we join together even small actions can produce big results. All donations, prayers and FB shares are appreciated. Thank you everyone for you time and generosity.
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£4,110 of £4,873 goal

Raised by 23 people in 17 months
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IS
£100
Izabela Szypulska
2 months ago
PS
£10
Philip Seeberg
4 months ago
DA
£823
David Amrein
4 months ago (Offline Donation)
SR
£50
Susan Razavi
5 months ago
PS
£10
Philip Seeberg
6 months ago
PS
£10
Philip Seeberg
7 months ago
SK
£5
Stephanie Knuuttila
7 months ago
SR
£20
Susan Razavi
7 months ago
PS
£10
Philip Seeberg
7 months ago
AZ
£60
Alex Zlatopolskis
8 months ago
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