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Help fund a Group House for orphans

£4,010 of £4,873 goal

Raised by 22 people in 13 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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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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Dear friends - please check out the photo to see how the orphanage roof is progressing. Not long now and we hope for the new home to be usable.
Work on the roof
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As you can see progress is being made on the new orphanage. My thanks to everyone who has supported so far. Now we need the last push to raise funds for the roof and ideally to equip it to make it a functional and homely for the children
Getting ready for the roof
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£4,010 of £4,873 goal

Raised by 22 people in 13 months
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PS
£10
Philip Seeberg
9 hours ago
DA
£823
David Amrein
14 hours ago (Offline Donation)
SR
£50
Susan Razavi
1 month ago
PS
£10
Philip Seeberg
2 months ago
PS
£10
Philip Seeberg
3 months ago
SK
£5
Stephanie Knuuttila
3 months ago
SR
£20
Susan Razavi
3 months ago
PS
£10
Philip Seeberg
3 months ago
AZ
£60
Alex Zlatopolskis
4 months ago
DC
£10
Dan Caiger-Smith
5 months ago
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