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A teenage girl who cannot walk and who is little more than a skeleton below her neck was taken by the Trust to hospital yesterday for the start of a ten week course of physiotherapy – three times a week. … Continue reading

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A Great Effort!

We did remarkably well with our clothes collection at the weekend. We had fairly low expectations having already collected last May when we made £1000. However, at the final weigh in for this collection was an amazing £850 !!! . … Continue reading

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12 December Christmas Meal – Gildersome, Leeds

It’s time for the Annual Funzi Christmas Dinner! Everyone is coming in Victorian costume and we will have candles all round the room. There will be a Christmas dinner and we have music hall acts throughout the evening. We can … Continue reading

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Fund Raising Events

Funzi Facebook Group Details of all our Fund Raising Events are on our Facebook Group. Show your support by joining the group today! We want your used stamps, inkjet cartridges, mobile phones and toner cartridge. Please send to: The Funzi … Continue reading

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How Can You Help?

If you would like to make a contribution or establish a monthly donation, then the easiest way is to contact us by e-mail. Next Fund Raising Event: Clothing Collection – Any unwanted Shoes, Handbags, Clothes, Soft Toys, fabric, curtains, bedding … Continue reading

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Jobs Boost for Local Families

More than forty local families found employment during the Funzi school rebuilding project. Conscious of the extreme poverty and unemployment in the villages of Funzi and Bodo, the Trust stipulated that the contractor must use local labour wherever possible. Women … Continue reading

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The birth of The Funzi & Bodo Trust

It was whilst on holiday, 15 years ago that Ashley and Sarah Peatfield encountered the poverty and challenges the island’s community face. There are resort hotels on the mainland, but few visitors are aware of the plight of people living … Continue reading

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