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Clean water

We take clean drinking water for granted. Even in a city like Mekele supply is a big problem. Many thanks to Aqua Pura who donated a simple water purifier so that we can clean collected rain water and give our … Continue reading

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Support Rainbows4children with Amazon Smile

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To all our supporters, if you ever shop at amazon.co.uk, please ensure you sign through amazon smile and choose Rainbows4children (UK) Trust as our charity of choice. Amazon donate 0.5% of the net purchase price directly to our UK registered … Continue reading

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Sponsored walk 18th May 2019

Sponsored walk 2018

Thank you for helping us raise more than SFr 80,000 in May 2018! Thank you also for all our volunteers, walkers and participants and the evening BBQ. Our next walk is planned for Saturday 18th May 2019. Please hold the … Continue reading

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Newsletter Science and Technology edition

We have had a busy few months at the Nicolas Robinson School and so we are sharing our updates between a few short messages. This message is focussing on the science activities at the school and how these activities and … Continue reading

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Newsletter December 2017

We are currently in Mekele together with many visiting volunteers who have spent the past 1-2 weeks with us at the school, and will soon be leaving to spend Christmas at home. Here in Ethiopia, Christmas is celebrated on 7th … Continue reading

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Newsletter July 2017 (graduation)

We hope you are all well and enjoying a lovely summer. This time of year is always very special at the Nicolas Robinson School as we celebrate the end of another school year and the graduation of many of our … Continue reading

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111km Antarctic Sled-Pull raised £17,000

Many thanks to George Potts who raised £17,000 and reached the South Pole in December 2017 He traversed 111km of terrain in Antarctica (or “one degree” of the Earth’s surface) this Christmas. He set off from Punta Arenas on the … Continue reading

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A new blog for volunteers

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Thinking of volunteering? Trying to imagine the experience? One of our volunteers has kindly set up a blog, sharing her experience and that of other volunteers. Volunteers at the Nicolas School are invited to contribute and you can read more … Continue reading

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Bolton Junior Girls School

Bolton Junior Girls school raised more than £800 in February! They had great fun dressing up as rainbows. They also drew a rainbow in chalk in the playground and filled it with pennies! Many thanks indeed to the girls and … Continue reading

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Update from Ethiopia Feb/Mar 2017

We have just returned home after spending nearly 2 months in Ethiopia. During that time we have had 9 volunteers at the school, they stayed from 5 days to 5 weeks. Some were on their first visit others have been … Continue reading

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