There is a project to renovate and convert a disused school (previously occupied by the Hope Christian High School) into a new clinic in Namusaala, in the Kayunga district of Uganda. This will replace the mobile clinics which are currently run by volunteers. The new clinic is to be called ‘Bethesda Mercy Clinic’ and will […]
For a number of years The Cherish Fund has been sponsoring three students in Malawi and is looking to sponsor more students in the future. With your continued support, donations, fundraising and prayers we will be able to do so. Meet Verinah Verinah is a 20 year old student nurse. After gaining practical experience in […]
Over the next few weeks we will be posting articles to introduce the young people we are sponsoring in Malawi. Come back to read about them soon!!
Exciting news – we are starting to see income through Easyfundraising – collecting free donations as you do your shopping. Check out the Cherish Fund Facebook page for more details, or sign up here https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/thecherishfund/
The schools in Sierra Leone have re-opened, but there is a dreadful legacy from the Ebola virus – not just personal tragedies, but huge economic pressures which have come about as a result of the crisis. This video on The Guardian website gives us an idea of some of the issues http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/video/2015/apr/28/sierra-leone-education-ebola-schools-video
Terry Young visited the completed project in March! Find more details under What we Do > Other Projects > Chileleko Well Project
When the school re-opens, some of the classes will have much-needed new furniture. A big thank you to our generous friends who made this possible.
Schools in Sierra Leone are currently scheduled to re-open in the second week of April. Sadly the school janitor was a victim of Ebola, as well as two school parents. While none of the teachers or children has died of Ebola, it is too early to tell whether the expected numbers will be there when […]
Sad to say we have had this news from the school: ‘we are sorry to inform you that last week we lost two of our school parents who died from the Ebola virus – please pray for the children who have lost a parent.’ ‘Esther, the school janitor was seriously sick – she is presently […]
A very warm thank you to all the generous donors – we now have the funds to cover the expected costs for the Chileleko Well Project in Zambia. The project will be underway early in 2015, and the well will provide much needed clean water for drinking, sanitation and growing crops – clean water which […]