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January 2018

Thanks from Fostina

By | 2018-01-03T18:13:50+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Fostina reached out to Share The Light in April 2017 after meeting many of the advocates when they visited the city of Joy. She had graduated with good grades but had no funds to continue her studies. With the help of STL she started a nursing course in Lusaka [...]

December 2017

Fundraising for the Porridge Club

By | 2017-12-22T09:03:50+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Our awesome advocates were out at the weekend presenting at local parishes for the Porridge club ‘Christmas Joy Vouchers’ fund. A huge THANK YOU to the generosity of parishioners at St Edmunds, Godalming and St Joseph’s Milford, who donated/pledged over £850 at their Sunday morning and Youth services masses.  [...]

UPDATE: Space to Learn Project

By | 2017-12-12T21:22:44+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Luyobolola primary school opened in 2001 and has an ever-increasing number of students attending.  Currently, 729 students all try to fit within the existing 6 classrooms, many are left being taught outside! Share the Light decided to fund the conversion of a derelict area previously used for woodworking [...]

November 2017

The ideal Christmas Gift!

By | 2017-11-30T16:27:27+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The amazing City of Joy cookbook is selling fast. An ideal stocking filler that leaves you with a warm glow that you not only get some great recipes but also have made a donation to a really worthwhile cause. We have a limited print run, so order one now before [...]

Salesian College Christmas Market

By | 2017-11-23T21:50:03+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

The City of Joy team and Advocates had a great position at the Salesian College Christmas Market, and did a roaring trade in the brand new cookbooks and merchandise while having games and fun for all. 

2017 Zambia Trip Highlights

By | 2017-11-22T17:20:22+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Advocates|

Departure It was hugely exciting to depart for Zambia. Notwithstanding our preparations, I don’t think we really knew what lay ahead, but we were all committed to embracing the fantastic opportunity to represent Share the Light and our college. Our group comprised of staff and students from Salesian Farnborough [...]