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Rustem Hayroudinoff – Goodwill Ambassador

Rustem for website

Rainbows4children are delighted that the world-renowned concert pianist and Professor of Piano at the Royal Academy of Music in London, Rustem Hayroudinoff, has been named as the first Goodwill Ambassador for Rainbows4children. Please take a look at his website here  A documentary … Continue reading

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100% success for grade 12 & grade 10 students


100% success rate for grade 12 students. They have all passed their grade 12 exams and will go to University – more details later. On 28th August we heard that all our grade 10 students have also passed with the … Continue reading

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The Rainbows4children rose now available!

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This beautiful intense yellow rose has an exquisite perfume with light citrus accents.  It starts as a classic bud, maturing to a wide circular flower offering a bouquet of blooms that flourish throughout the season. It is highly disease-resistant and … Continue reading

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Sponsored Walk – 2016 – A record result!

The very best result ever! Thanks to everyone who took part in our annual Sponsored Walk on 23rd April 2016, at Dow, Horgen, Switzerland. Thanks to your great help we have raised more than SFr 80,000. If you would like … Continue reading

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A fundraising concert in Tarragona, Spain!

Many thanks to the musicians who gave a beautiful concert in Tarragona to raise funds for Rainbows4children.  Please support them and us by downloading their music on this link, and sending a donation through this page

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Pre-Christmas Appeal for used IT items

New IT equipment is high on the wish list for many of us at Christmas time. When you purchase new equipment please don’t discard the old. If your old mobile phone, tablet (i-pad, Samsung etc) or laptop is still functioning … Continue reading

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Getting young people into work


Training has now started in our hospitality unit. 12 students are learning food preparation and waiting at table   Young people need to get into the workplace quickly to maintain self esteem and to ensure their futures. Most students at … Continue reading

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More great results in 2015!

We are delighted to announce again that our students in grade 8 and grade 10 have scored 100% pass in the national exams. We congratulate our clever and hard working students! On top of this, 45% of grade 10 students … Continue reading

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“Lioness” a film about the women fighters of Tigray, Ethiopia and their children

Many of our supporters have asked to learn more about the families we are supporting in Mekele, Tigray. Max has recently completed a 20 minute documentary film called “Lioness” about the women who fought during the 17-year Ethiopian civil war … Continue reading

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Mekele University honours Rainbows4Children

On Saturday 4th July 2015, Max and Kathryn Robinson, co-founders of Rainbows4children were awarded Honorary doctorates by Mekele University (Doctor of Community Services, honoris causa (DCS)). The degrees were presented by the President, Dr Kindaye, at the annual graduation ceremony … Continue reading

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