Wonderful Support from London

STCML was delighted to be invited to Ruislip Lido Railway in North London to help celebrate their 40th anniversary Gala at a weekend in June. This enabled us to raise vital funds for our work in Nepal. Trustee, Barry Pizer’s late father, Alan Pizer, volunteered at the railway for many years and loved it there. Many…

Sponsored Walk

On Sunday, 9 June 2019, over 60 people gathered in Haworth, Yorkshire, to do the Railway Children’s Walk as a sponsored event to raise money for So the Child May Live. The walk followed the route round many of the scenes of the film of the popular children’s story in which the family was broken…

Retirement of Bishop Joshi

This month has seen the retirement of Mr Bishop Joshi, our oldest and closest associate at the Kanti Children’s Hospital. Bishop worked there as the Administrator for over 32 years. It was he who first welcomed our Chair, Carmel Dersch, to the hospital when she visited it in 1994. We have kept a close contact…

Oncology Nurse Training

Meet Indu Adhikari and Bandana Adhikari … family name is a co-incidence. STCML is proud to sponsor these two wonderful nurses to undertake specialist paediatric oncology nurse training at the Christian Medical Centre in Vellore, India. In low-and-middle-income countries, female nurses can often be overlooked and undervalued. This kind of training is therefore so important…

A Happy Birthday Treat

Carol Bennett, a long-time supporter of So the Child May Live, won the auction at our Quiz Night last year for the one-week holiday in a campervan in the Lake District. She and her husband have recently returned home and they were thrilled with what they found. She said, “The caravan was lovely – it…

Lalligrass Award

One of our partners is the lovely shop, Lalligrass, situated in central Liverpool, at 22 College Lane, Liverpool L1 3DS. We are delighted to be able to announce that Lalligrass has just been named as Best Independent Retailer in the Mystery Shop Awards for 2019. Lalligrass (the Nepalese word for the rhododendron, the national flower…

Our Latest Quiz

Another good night, with supporters cramming into OSQA for a very enjoyable Quiz Night. Our regular Quiz Master, Frank Duff, held sway, while everyone tried to work out the answers. And, of course, there was the usual feast to go with it to make it another evening to remember. Those who came gave very generously…

Spring Garden Opening

Thank goodness, the weather improved! Following a day of constant rain, the skies cleared up, the sun came out and people turned out in large numbers to visit Pat Williams’ lovely garden and buy some plants for themselves. Other supporters baked a huge number of cakes so everyone who wanted to could have refreshments afterwards…

Three Peaks Challenge

One of our supporters, Dave Quirk, is planning to do a huge feat to raise money for So the Child May Live.  He, and a friend, Stephen Collinge, are planning to do the Three Peaks Challenge in June.  With the help of a couple of other friends, Susan Wykes and Bernard Collinge, who will do…