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Thanks to Penny for spotting my previous blog typo re the Gift day total - it was actually a fantastic £110,000!
As an example,just £5 will enable a grade 9 child to take their exams to get into High school.
Next year one of the ways that the money will be used is to support orphans and vulnerable children through their schooling.We want to enable 1,900 children to access their education through funding from the Project. Education in Zambia is essentially free, but children need to have their uniforms, pencils and books bought for them. they also need shoes and they need their exam fees paid.
The children are so proud to have uniform and shoes - bear in mind that for many it is their only set of clothes, so they wear it constantly.The parents and grandparents of children in the Project reported that the children were no longer embarrassed to go to school, now they have their uniforms. Great that our giving gives dignity to the children in Serenje.

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