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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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Friends of Alalay: TEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY!

This year we are proudly celebrating ten years of Friends of Alalay, and during that time, we have helped Alalay and the street children they support to help themselves in many, many ways. We are very pleased to share our latest newsletter with … Continue reading

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“Harlequin Singers” concert a great success

Many thanks to all at the wonderfully talented Harlequin Singers choir for so generously giving up their time and talents for our fundraising concert in Bristol last week. It was a fantastic success, with many in attendance and a great amount of money … Continue reading

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“Harlequin Singers” concert in Bristol THIS Friday 10th June – raising money for Bolivian street children!

This coming Friday (10th June) we are very proud to present: Bristol-based choir “The Harlequin Singers” in a fundraising concert for Friends of Alalay St. Peter’s Church, Henleaze, Bristol, BS9 4LD Doors open at 7pm Admission free – retiring collection and bar. Remember – … Continue reading

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A fundraising concert in Bolivia – huge thanks to long-term Alalay supporter Michael Jones (world-class cellist)

We were really thrilled to hear from Alalay that world-class cellist Michael Jones has once again chosen to support our work with Bolivian street children. Michael first visited Alalay in 2012, where he played a magical concert to our children … Continue reading

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Children’s Day in Bolivia

Today, the 12th April, is “el Día del Niño” (Children’s Day) in Bolivia. A happy occasion where children and adults celebrate together. There are special events, processions and parties in schools, presents and games galore, and generally, just a very … Continue reading

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