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So here we go again and this time I am aiming to raise €4000 to buy a two wheeled Tractor
Last time around we raised €3062 and I thank you
So please dig deep again
Paul hogan

Hi my name is Paul hogan and i am a dog groomer
from Ardnacrusha Co.Clare Ireland
earlier this year I travelled out to Zambia to visit my
son and daughter who were volunteering in an orphanage
To say i was affected by the experience would be an understatement.
The orphanage is called the City of Joy and is located in a town
called MAZABUKA.

The orphanage is run by the nuns from the Salesian order
and they look after troubled young girls who have been abused both mentally and physically and abandoned.
The girls range in ages from 6 to 17 years.
The nuns provide a safe environment for the girls:
they provide food, clothing and education
and do so solely on donations.

At present there are 39 girls in the orphanage and although the will is there to help more,the money just doesn't exist to do so

ON Friday The 20Th. of OCT 2017

I am asking all dog groomers worldwide to groom one dog for
I am asking you to chose one dog on the day and donate the money to my cause.
It can be a Jack Russell or a St Bernard I don't mind.
You can ask your clients if they would like to get involved,
all of the money raised will go directly to the orphanage.
I will be traveling over for six weeks at my own expense
where I will be working with the children: helping with their
schoolwork and also working on the farm in the orphanage.
One of my aims is to set up beehives to provide them with
a way of making money from selling the honey and using
the beeswax to make candles and other products.

I will soon add a link onto the page where it will be possible for you to donate.
I would like if as many dog groomers worldwide would get involved and help me make a difference in your name.
EACH groomer that donates will receive a cert to hang on your
wall to mark your contribution.

I will be representing Vides Ireland whose website can be found at

For first hand accounts from the girls at City of Joy and their carers, you can listen to the short audio story my son produced during his stay there…/city-of-joy-zambias-home-for-girls…


  • Martina Geraghty
    • €20 
    • 6 yrs


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