Champions For Children





Little Ryan enjoying his lunch at the Drop In Centre. He is one of several who come with mum.

Little Ryan pictured here enjoying his lunch at the Drop In Centre. He is one of several who come with mum.

We raise money to assist with the vulnerable and destitute of Gweru Zimbabwe which includes a street children's programme. All donations are given to the UK charity ALERT who assist with a number of projects in the community including destitute children living on the street. A Drop In Centre run by the Midlands Children Hope Centre provides a simple daily lunch as well as two large houses that each accommodate 7 and 10 boys that cannot be reunited with their families. These homes were built by a Norwegian organisation and Champions For Children launched an appeal called "Maywave" to assist in providing the furnishings. The Swedish Champions known as Vanner Till Gweru Barn ( Friends Of The Children Of Gweru) sponsor a garden on land leased for free by Antelope Park. This garden gives a small but much needed income from produce sales. Our goal is to increase this income so that self sustainment can be achieved. Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Give a man a fishing rod and you feed him for a lifetime! Champions For Children are about Fishing Rods.

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