A Holiday in the Lakes

Our generous supporter has again offered to auction her caravan in the Lakes area for us for three one-week holidays next year.  Attached is the leaflet giving more details.   Last year the auction was won by Carol.  She and her family had a wonderful time.  She wrote:   “The caravan was lovely – it…

Relationships in Nepal

Barry and Jenni Pizer, the two trustees who were recently in Nepal had some extremely useful meetings with the Director of Kanti Children’s Hospital, Prof Ram Bichha. They discussed all of our projects, old and new and revisited the Memorandum of Understanding between Kanti and Alder Hey. The staff at Kanti are all extremely grateful…

Nepalese Charity Dinner

So the Child May Live recently attended a charity dinner with the Nepalese community in Liverpool. We promoted the work we carry out in the country and added our support to the work of others. You can read about it here.

Three Peak Triumph

Dave Quirk and Stephen Collinge have completed their Three Peak Challenge to raise money for So the Child May Live.  They climbed the three highest peaks in Britain – Ben Nevis in Scotland, Scafell Pike in England and Snowden in Wales – and did the whole thing, including driving from one place to the other,…

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…