Our 3 newest family members have moved in! Their smiles already look wider. New friends have been made, medical checks done and tummies fed. Here they are with the greatest Aunty you could ever find. Alice has been caring for children ever since tragically losing her own in the civil war. For the past 12 …
Day: August 24, 2019
This delightful man will be talking of his experiences volunteering with Orphfund tomorrow on ABC central victoria 91.1fm at 9am. Sadly his side kick banana boy can’t make it, but its sure to be a cracking listen nonetheless.
Enormous thanks to Steph Francis who recently walked the Portuguese Coastal Camino Trail and raised $1850 for OrphFund! It helped us achieve so many things over in Sierra Leone recently! Huge thanks!!
This is Abdullah and Amina, two sparkling lights who just visited the Orphfund shop. They’ve just made my day having left a super generous donation to help out our work. (The kindest one in 12 years of doing this market!) thanks and happy travels @_akz1
We’re totally excited to be part of @castlemade_cvb @themillcastlemaine where our world changing wares are now on sale. Some proper help from the kids with setting up. 🙂
This is where their journey begins…Without doubt the most important and emotional aspect of our work is meeting kids like Kabba and his siblings. We met them in Katala – a remote village in Sierra Leone, during a day spent searching villages looking for those who have lost everything. With no parents or support network …
Yikes! Imagine taking your shower and seeing a 3 metre cobra wrapped up beside your head! This is Aisha and it’s her story. Luckily her scream alerted care worker David who is totally fearless and dealt with the snake. Now we are looking at building indoor showers and toilets to limit these close encounters.
Wow! After a bit of number crunching I’ve worked out we provide 345,480 meals every year to help keep our kids fed and healthy. I had no idea! What a big responsibility to have and totally Inspiring given our relatively low budget and volunteer base. Real impact is all about the $’s getting there!
Cambodia 2006. Smiles and laughter were dominant!
Cambodia 2006. So 9 random volunteers gathered for our first ever project. They were old friends or people I briefly met whilst travelling who were excited about the idea of Orphfund. We raised the entire school cost between us, gave up jobs for a while, and all paid our own way to experience building a …