The Sunbeam Project

Hope for a bright future


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LUALP to the fore again

Posted on September 7, 2013 at 6:05 PM Comments comments ()

A huge thanks to Carol and the team at Light Up A Life Project for another donation. The latest is to allow the purchase and installation of solar power in the dormitories. LUALP consistently keeps in touch with Sunbeam and identifies really high value projects. Others have included the Fish Farm and the brick making machine that made the building programme affordable.

Founder visit

Posted on July 13, 2013 at 7:00 PM Comments comments ()

Our first donor, Steven Cairns has just visited for a week. He came bearing gifts of books, toys and clothing from fifteen different people in Australia. The teachers and staff were overjoyed and are now busily sorting the donations. He did a comprehensive review of accountabilities and governance.

New dormitory

Posted on March 29, 2013 at 1:10 AM Comments comments ()

It is still less than three years since the inception of The Sunbeam Project, but we have now started construction of a dormitory for our orphanage to sit alongside the Sunbeam School. Have a look at the new Orphanage page on the right hand menu to see the men of the village hard at work.

Teach a man...

Posted on February 17, 2013 at 5:55 AM Comments comments ()

Work has begun on digging for our fish farm. Check out the link on our Sustainability page to see the men of the village bending their backs to this difficult work.

Volunteer teachers

Posted on November 3, 2012 at 9:45 PM Comments comments ()

Our volunteer teachers, Trine, Troels and Line from Denmark are loved by a children and are making a great contribution to our school. We welcome them and thank them.

Welcome Juliet

Posted on February 17, 2012 at 9:45 AM Comments comments ()

The number of children in our school is slowly increasing and we now have around seventy receiving full time education, and our other projects to help the wider community, such as our rabbit rearing, mushrooms, gardens, goats and the Women of Hope continue to expand.

As we enter a new school year, we take to opportunity to welcome a new teacher, Juliet to our family. We are sure she will have a happy and rewarding time and will be a great contribution to our work.

Land purchase

Posted on January 29, 2012 at 7:10 PM Comments comments ()

In the most important development in our short history, 23 January 2012 will stand out as the day we were able to buy a plot of land. Now we have a home on which we can build our very own school and dormitories for our orphans.

With much delight and excitement allow us to give great thanks and acknowledgement to The School Board, the Staff and Students of the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District, in Ontario, Cananda for the generous donation to The Sunbeam Project. Your love and kindness enabled us to make this purchase. Thanks so much for being our oasis in this desert of desperate need. Thanks for being our hope in our hopelessness situations. We pledge our allegiance and commitment to your care as we look forward to building the structures. May the Lord Almighty reward you with lots of blessings!!

Donation of seeds and books

Posted on October 15, 2011 at 9:25 AM Comments comments ()

Lorna Gladstone has donated an assortment of seeds and agricultural guide books. The Women of hope have been in the last few days busy making a vegetable garden and they have named the gardens after her.

New sponsor

Posted on July 17, 2011 at 8:38 AM Comments comments ()

Though we are still dealing with the sadness of the death of one of our Women of Hope, Flora, it gives us great relief that one of our donors (Joyce) has been able to find a sponsor for Flora's youngest son. He will start school in a nearby boarding school next week. Although he has lost his both his mother and father, his future is now secure for the foreseeable future. We offer our thanks to both Joyce and her friend for changing a little boy's destiny.

And more shoes!

Posted on July 17, 2011 at 8:35 AM Comments comments ()

One of our newest donors, Nancy from Canada has managed to get a local school to donate 12 dozen pairs of sandals.