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Weʼre raising £3,000 to build new dormitories for the King Jesus Orphanage. I'll be doing an Inflatable Run on 11th May with a team of friends, please sponsor us.

West Midlands
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In October 2018, I visited the King Jesus Orphanage Tepa, Ghana. The Orphanage is currently home to 73 children, with numbers increasing at the needs of families that cannot support their children. There are mornings they wake up to find abandoned children on their doorstep. It is also a school to 390 children from the Orphanage and surrounding communities. The school has taken on children beyond it's capacity to ensure that they have a fair chance to education.

The Orphanage has two blocks designated as dormitories, separating boys and girls, but once again they are above capacity. Please support us to help raise money for these children to live and sleep in a comfortable environment. At present majority of the children are sleeping on concrete floors, as there are not enough mattresses to go around. Rooms that should accommodate 2 children have up to 7 or more. Poor ventilation, overcrowding and bedbugs often keep the children awake at night. Storage facilities are not available for the children to store their belongings in terms of clothes or books.

Your donation and prayers can make a real difference to the lives of these children. You may never have the chance to meet them, but will make an impact on them that will last forever. Knowing that someone they have never met cares for them and is concerned for their welfare, is enough to encourage anyone. May God bless you bountifully for your donation and prayers.

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  • Arlene Simon22 days ago
    Arlene Simon

    Arlene Simon

    22 days ago

    As I write this, emotion is filling my heart and eyes. That God would allow us, and use us to serve his children. Thank you all so much for pouring out to others what God has blessed you with. What you gave, you may consider it to be a lot or little. It is all for the building of God's kingdom. Even if each person gave 50p, God knows what it meant and the intentions of your heart. He also knows that he can make anything fruitful. Thank you so much. God bless you all

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Page last updated on: 5/11/2019 22.18

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39

  • D.A.

    D.A.

    May 11, 2019

    Great work you are doing Arlene. You are a blessing.

  • Amanda

    Amanda

    May 11, 2019

    extremely privileged to support such a worthy cause x

    £50.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    May 11, 2019

  • Julius Asare

    Julius Asare

    May 11, 2019

    Keep on your great work! All the best!

    £5.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    May 11, 2019

    Go for it guys!!

    £10.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    May 11, 2019

    Proud of you!

    £10.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    May 9, 2019

    Great cause - well done guys!

    £30.00

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Arlene Simon

Arlene Simon

West Midlands

I have been working with Charities for the last 5+ years. I have a passion for people and helping them so that they can see their full potential. For most of my working life I have supported adults. I have a desire to see the children in Ghana thrive in all areas of their lives.

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