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Happy New Year! And no alcohol for a whole month?!

A big thank you to long-term Alalay supporter Hilary for successfully managing the first 16 days of “Dry January” to raise money to give the street kids a better future! Follow Hilary’s progress and sponsor her HERE. You can do … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from all the Alalay kids!

We (and all the Alalay children and staff) would like to wish our wonderful Friends of Alalay supporters a very Merry Christmas. With your invaluable help, during the past twelve months we have: paid for 10,000 panettone to be made … Continue reading

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One of next year’s big ventures

We have agreed to make a major investment in renovating an old house as living accommodation for a number of ex-street children. The house is currently in a very dilapidated condition and we need to raise another £8,000 to fix … Continue reading

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Panettone

Yet again, this Christmas time the children have made and baked 10,000 panettone and we hear that they are selling like hot cakes! The children are on track to make a considerable profit – remembering that every penny raised helps … Continue reading

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Wine tasting

Our local church recently held a very successful wine tasting and wine auction and gave half of the proceeds to help with the support of our street children – for which we are very grateful

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Christmas panettone

The children and staff at Alalay made and baked thousands of panettone last Christmas and sold them – in police stations, local government, shops, offices, markets and so on – and we just learned that they made a profit of … Continue reading

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So far this year

We continue this year to support around sixty Alalay children through their normal schooling and six adolescents through vocational training, and we continue to pay the salary of a house mother.

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

As we were required to do by law, we’ve recently contacted all of our supporters to explain that we only hold the minimum of information necessary for us to keep in touch, to make it clear how we collect that … Continue reading

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Fundraising concert – great success!

The last two weeks of 2017 were pretty busy fundraising-wise. The fortnight started with a great sum raised at a charity wine auction for the kids, and ended with the wonderful, participatory and fun “Birds, Bees and Beasts” extravaganza – welcoming back … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from the Alalay kids!

¡Muchas gracias! to every single person who has kindly supported Alalay and its work with children in Bolivia these past 12 months. During the year we achieved so much more than we ever believed possible. To give you a glimpse … Continue reading

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