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Weʼre raising £1,000 to provide the children's home with beds and accessories. This will make it more homely and comfortable for the children.

Blackpool, UK

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Care for Kids is an aspiring voluntary charity that's supports a number of registered children's charities across the UK and overseas. Sibling support and operation Christmas Child are just two of the projects that are supported each year.

For the past three years Care for Kids have been fund raising to provide children in the Tuna Village in Africa with fresh clean water and a Children's Home. Many of the children become ill or pass away through infected water. Typhoid, impetigo, cholera and other diseases are common, additionally malaria effects both children and adults.

In 2016 we completed the installation of a water hole (Bore Hole) which is operated by electricity and by a hand pump, should there be a power cut. (Power cuts are a regular occurrence) Late in 2016 we commenced work to build a bespoke Children's home for orphaned children, the aspiration was to raise funds in stages to build the orphanage complete with showers, toilets (Both male and female) a store room, and an office. The home would be a legacy for our late parents who were inspirational with charitable work and named the 'Turner- Curran 'Children's home.

Many of the children in the village sleep on derelict land, in shopping trolleys or doorways. They are hungry, destitute and in a very dark place young lives, many are alone, frightened and subjected to assaults of various types. They rely on support from aid agencies and organisations who are under constant financial pressure. In December 2017 the final construction of the home was completed and the building (with the exception of the office which is 75% finished) is now ready to receive the beds, blankets and basic furnishings. We are raising funds to provide beds, wardrobes, tables and really basic furnishings so that the children can have warmth, a bed to sleep in and not be frightened by having to sleep outside and being exposed to the elements, such as monsoon rains and storms. We hope that you may be able to help by making a donation. Thank You.

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  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    May 22, 2018

    What an inspirational charity!

    £10.00

  • Thomas Colling

    Thomas Colling

    Apr 14, 2018

    Uncle JoeWhat a manBig smile Big heartLove to you, Lisa and Ralph.

    £20.00

  • Stuart Banks

    Stuart Banks

    Mar 22, 2018

    Fantastic work from you both. Well done Joe

    £25.00

  • Sally

    Sally

    Mar 16, 2018

    Well done Joe

    £10.00

  • Perry Gunn

    Perry Gunn

    Mar 2, 2018

    Great work as always Joe, helping those less fortunate than yourself. I hope you reach your goal of £1000 very quickly x

    £21.00

  • Vickie Crewe

    Vickie Crewe

    Mar 1, 2018

    £10.00

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall

    Mar 1, 2018

    £25.00

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Joe Curran

Joe Curran

Blackpool, UK

Care for Kids was set up by me over 20 years ago to support children suffering with illness, in poverty or less fortunate. Over the years this aspiring charity has supported so many registered children's charities in the UK and additionally those most at risk overseas

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