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Children on the Edge newsletter: April - May 2013

Dear Sandra

Spring is springing at last and we some great stories from two of our international projects as well as the latest news about our local fundraising. Read about how we've doubled our education provision in Bangladesh and created much glee in Thailand by running a fun packed football camp. Find out about the upcoming 2013 Chichester Half Marathon, how our Easter Trail trail went this year and peruse our new prospectus online! 

With thanks for your ongoing support,

Esther Smitheram
Communications Officer
Children on the Edge


Doubling education in Bangladesh
 
In our October 2012 newsletter we updated you about the increased need of refugee Rohingya children on the borders.

We're happy to report that in response to this, in the last few months we've been able to double our education provision in Bangladesh through both our Camp Schools for refugees and our Learning Centres for working children.
Find out more >>


Thailand football camp is a winner

The Children on the Edge football camp, held in Mae Sod, Thailand last month provided migrant children without parental care from our Children's Crisis Centre, with a fun and memorable experience during their holidays!

Than Lyun age 16 from the Centre said “We have never been able to play on a real field, with real shoes, and be trained by a professional … it’s been great!”  Read all about it >>

 

On your marks 

On April 12th registration for this year's Children on the Edge Chichester Half Marathon officially opened! The event raises valuable funds for our projects. Please sign up and pass on the news to friends that may be interested! 

 

Easter Eggsperiments

It was a chilly day at this year’s ‘Children on the Edge Easter Chocolate Trail’, but over 300 children braved the cold to bake up the ‘ingredients of a full childhood’ and raised over £1800! Find out more>>

 

Read our prospectus

Flick through an online version of our prospectus which describes who we are and outlines our mission and values. The document also includes a selection of information sheets about our projects as well some ways you might be able to help. 
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