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All they want for Christmas is…

This year, Room to Grow has been busy getting back to the basics. We are all about making sure children have the basic necessities they need to be safe, healthy and thriving. For this year's holidays, we encourage everyone to get back to the basics: good food, good company, and lots of smiles and laughter. Help us share the joy with children who are without families this year. We are looking for small donations to be able to provide underwear, shoes, clothes, and soap to young people in boarding houses. We'll also be providing some dolls and books and games. And, of course, we'll be sharing food, and having some good snacks too. Either for ...

Easter Eggs

My Easter this year was a little different than most years. Instead of the usual church service and family hunt for chocolate eggs around the garden, I was invited to celebrate with another family, a family of 100 children who are boarders at Agape school. When I arrived, all the children were sitting on the floor looking expectantly at David, the headteacher. I struggled to understand all of the Burmese, but then suddenly the kids all shouted together 'sa:me!' - 'we'll eat!' David was telling them the programme for the morning, and the most important bit for them was the same as for children everywhere - getting to eat their Easter egg. The ...