AKCO Newsletter July 2017
It’s really awesome to get into July 2017! Some exciting news is that we’ve had snow fall in parts of Kenya, believe it or not! Australia winter is going pretty good with opportunities to bask in surprise episodes of sunshine here and there, now and then!
AKCO is very thankful to God for all the loads of blessings that keep pouring in. Some interesting highlights follow:
The Omas Kitchen at the Proposed Captain’s Choice Academy has seen the plaster/ render work all done, now drying up awaiting a lick of undercoat paint!
Heaps of thanks to all those involved including: project sponsor Johanna Mathot, Project contractor Dennis Akelo, Elisha Mark Sidandi, Rose Otieno, Julius Ongadi Ouko, AKCO Photographer Oluoch Toby, the building crew and many other volunteers from the Kanyimach community who’re helping out. (See photos)
AKCO appreciates, thanks and acknowledges all the people and organisations who have continually supported AKCO Projects in cash and kind including:
Members of Deidre Williams Bartlett and Mark Sidandi‘s lesson class including members of Frankston SDA church who support the UJI (Porridge) school feeding program. Jazzy Huggan, Peter Huggan, Ps. Ian Rankin, Brian L McFarlane, Judy Lyew, Trent Martin, Geoff and Deidre Williams Bartlett, members of the Jubilee Christian Fellowship, Merari Castillo, Erna Scott, Bongi Wohlers, Marie Chris, Joan and Peter Landgren. The Rotary Club of Croydon and Captain’s Choice – Private Jet Tours.
Much gratitude, appreciation and sincere thanks to Charlton Degg Land Development Consultants for doing the survey work at the “Home for AKCO” land/ site in Hastings and more so for also undertaking to do the engineering planning work and preparation of Council Application Permits all pro bono.
We sincerely thank the following individuals for their donations in kind received during the month of June (see photos):
Jenny Wilson for a stack of cloth materials rolls and assorted clothing material (all brand new) including two electric sewing machines and a toaster.
Leanne Munćan for a Basketball ring and stand, basket balls and a children’s play pen that will all go to the school games compound.
Andrea Puddy for two Car loads of assorted clothes, jumpers, shoes, handbags, baby clothes, kids clothes, adults clothes, sportswear, bed linen, books, soft and hard toys etc
Dagmar/ Brett AnDagmar Hablethwaite for 3 bags of School Uniforms including jumpers and wind cheaters
Anthony Charles Abela for a truck load of assorted goods, power saw blade, boots, 2 printers and much more stuff too many to mention. Tony has a fine taste and his donations are always very carefully thought out for their practical usefulness and value.
Kathie Servetas and Jass Muller of Early Learning Centre Frankston South for a car load of assorted clothes, baby clothes, toys, kids shoes etc.
Jessi Engelbrecht of Step Up Tutoring for kids toys, clothes, baby bottles and other assorted items
Please note that Tax receipts to be lodged with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) for tax return claims can be issued for any cash donations of $2 and above, so let us know if you would require a tax receipt for this purpose.
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