I went back to Zambia last summer for just over 3 weeks with Libby Mills. This was only a year after volunteering with the Salesian College group but I knew as soon as I came back from that trip that I could not go longer than a year without seeing the [...]
Despite adverse weather conditions in the UK last week, several inches of snow and freezing temperatures. Our fundraisers were still hard at work. Many of our supporters braved the weather to attend a candle party to “share a little light” by buying a candle to raise money for the [...]
The works are progressing well and is all beginning to take shape. Hopefully its only a short time now before we get the new classroom up and running ....
Share the Light is funding the conversion of a derelict area previously used for woodworking into a classroom. This will offer space for another 45 students at Luyobolola primary school. We were thrilled by the many generous donations from our supporters helping raise the £1,400 needed. In particular the Rotary Club, [...]
Merry Christmas from the Share the Light team! x
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. [...]
I would like to introduce you to Share the Light Barcelona, a project that has been embraced by Salesianos de Sarriá, a school that has been working for at least one hundred years in a well-known neighbourhood in Barcelona. Ours is a vibrant community of 1800 students, 1200 of them [...]
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 [...]