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Christmas card from the Home

We received a lovely card from the Home and wanted to share it with you.

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Words from our out-going Secretary

“After 10 years, and having passed my 80th birthday, I have decided to make way as Secretary for a younger person.  It has been a pleasure and privilege to do this job not least because of the excellent work done … Continue reading

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Welcoming our new Treasurer David Graaff

A warm welcome to our new Treasurer, David Graaff, we look forward to him working with us for the benefit of MRCH and the children of Zimbabwe. “My family has a long standing connection with MRCH, my parents knew the … Continue reading

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Goodbye and thank you Paddy

After 18 years, our Treasurer Paddy Coles, who is a founder member of our organisation, has stepped down. He has been a stalwart of the committee and was instrumental in our becoming a registered charity. More recently Paddy was involved … Continue reading

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Fundraising event – An evening with Henry Olonga in Tonbridge

Cricketer, singer and Christian, Henry Olonga, is speaking at St Stephen’s Church, Waterloo Rd, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2SW for a fundraising evening in aid of the Home on 26th April (7:30pm for 8pm). The proceeds go towards purchasing a generator … Continue reading

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Fundraising – David Graaff and Wayne Cooper Mauritania drive

David and Wayne will be driving an elderly Mercedes Benz the 2,700 miles from London through Morocco and the Western Sahara to the Mauritanian border in West Africa. The plan is to get sponsorship for the journey and to sell … Continue reading

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Fundraising for a new generator for the Home

MRCH supporters Graham and Lynda Jones are raising funds to buy a new generator.  They write: “The electricity supply in Zimbabwe is erratic and MRCH can sometimes go for days without power.  That creates real problems.  Cooking has to be … Continue reading

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Fundraising – Nick Garrett Ultra Marathon

Nick undertakes an ultra marathon on behalf of MRCH. He will be running 100km in around 20 hours. Please sponsor him.

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Barry Barnes retires

Barry Barnes retired in June 2012.  The FoMRCH executive committee greatly appreciated his regular reports and personal contact with the home. His guidance was invaluable over the years and we miss his presence and support in our continued work for … Continue reading

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New staff training agreement with Harare University

Rev Will Morrey, of Action for Children, is very pleased to report that Rev Mawire has successfully negotiated with the School of Social Work at the University in Harare for in service training to MRCH staff. A programme leading to … Continue reading

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