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The right to (a good) education

Despite being rather quiet on the website, Friends of Alalay has been having a busy time both in the UK and Bolivia over the last few months, coordinating projects and organising fundraising events. Last month, we had a stall as part … Continue reading

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Victoria Women’s Guild talk

We spoke recently with the lovely ladies at Victoria Women’s Guild in Keynsham.  The Guild have supported my work with the street children over several years and as always, gave me a very warm welcome. We couldn’t fund Alalay and … Continue reading

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Thanks to all from the Alalay kids – fundraising concert a great success!

The piano, flute and song concert held last Saturday in Bristol was a great success and raised nearly £1,000, of which around £500 will go the directly help the street children. Many thanks to all those wonderful people who came … Continue reading

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Upcoming event: Alalay fundraising concert on Feb 18th

Alalay supporters, you are warmly invited to a concert of “song, flute and piano” at St Matthew’s Church, Clare Road, Cotham, Bristol, BS6 5TB on Saturday 18 February at 7.30 pm. Performances include work by Robert Schumann, JS Bach and … Continue reading

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Happy New Year to all of you!

We wanted to take this opportunity to wish all of our fantastic friends and supporters a very Happy New Year! 2016 has been another busy year for Alalay and its children in Bolivia. It has also been the year we … Continue reading

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Alalay’s work receives national recognition!

We were absolutely thrilled to hear that Alalay has received the highest recognition possible from the Bolivian Parliament! Claudia Gonzales (the inspirational woman who founded Alalay aged just 19 years of age, and continues to run the Foundation to this day, … Continue reading

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Thanks to congregation of St. Matthew’s Church, Bristol

Many thanks to the congregation of St. Matthew’s Church, Bristol for their kind support to Alalay in purchasing our beautiful handmade Alalay Christmas cards after last Sunday’s service. We still have a few cards left – each one individually designed and hand-painted by … Continue reading

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… limited numbers of Christmas cards? Already?!

It’s that time of the year again… and we have a very small selection of beautiful Christmas cards for sale, each individually painted by our children. Make sure to order yours quickly – they are guaranteed to sell out fast! As … Continue reading

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Vocational training for new kids

We have recently agreed to support a number of new children through their vocational training courses. This year, we will be supporting our oldest children through training in secretarial work and catering and, for the first time, a boy who is training to become … Continue reading

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Alalay supporter runs Bristol Half Marathon for Alalay!

A huge well done to awesome Friends of Alalay supporter Zach, who recently completed Bristol Half Marathon to raise money for the street children of Bolivia… Here he is post-marathon:  still looking remarkably fresh! 🙂 If anyone has any great … Continue reading

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