More communities to benefit
Director Janice Lee reports on the latest round of funding approved by the board of Trustees
- a grand total of 36 hand sewing machines for an adult training centre in South Africa. These will be given to students who have completed a 9 month sewing course and will enable them to work from home – where they may not have electricity – and sell items through the Pennington Peoples Centre.
- much-needed teachers accommodation for Chub Ta Trav School in Cambodia where SCT is currently funding a three year school development programme – a logical and effective way to help achieve our goal of quality education by attracting and retaining good quality teachers in a poor rural area.
- start up funds for a community bakery and a beauty salon training programme in Manila. This is an exciting new partnership with The Philippine Community fund, helping to provide income generating opportunities for families living in appalling poverty.
an immune boosting feeding scheme which provides nutritional porridge for 100 vulnerable children in South African Townships and a daily mug of millet porridge for school children in Kenya – often their only meal of the day….