Carmel completes her walk!

On Sunday Carmel finally finished her 7-day walk to raise money for our funds.  In spite of the mixed weather she and some of our supporters managed to join her for part of the way as she did all the Scafell Pike walk round the estate where she lives in Liverpool.  Many of the other…

Carmel on Day One

Carmel started her walk round her estate today (about 6 miles).  Some of her neighbours even turned out to walk with her part of the way, and to clap her as she went along.  Their support really helped to keep her going.  Let’s hope things go as well tomorrow and the rest of the week.

PPE for Kanti

Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, we were today able to send some money to the Kanti Children’s Hospital so they can buy more Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) for their staff.  With the Corona virus spreading in Nepal, as elsewhere around the globe, the hospital is in desperate need of the equipment.  The Nepalese…

An Acknowledgement of Our Work

In March this year our Chair, Carmel Dersch, Treasurer, Terry McKenna, and five of our supporters went to Nepal and spent a day at the Kanti Children’s Hospital in Kathmandu.  Carmel presented the new Director, Dr Krishna Paudel, with a plaque on behalf of So the Child May Live, to celebrate the union between our…

More support from the local Nepali community

Three members of the Nepali community now living and working in Liverpool will be taking part in the Liverpool Spring 10k race (now postponed until Sunday 18 October), starting at 10am from outside the Metropolitan Cathedral on Hope Street.  Manohar Budhathoki grew up and went to school in Nepal and became a doctor.  He now…

Another generous donation

The Mersey School of Anaesthesia has made the very generous donation of £5,000 to So the Child May Live as part of our fund-raising effort for the Close the Gap fight against childhood cancer in Nepal.  Drs Tushar Dixit and Catherine Gerrard from the School of Anaesthesia (front row right) met some of the officers…

The Nepalese Community reports on fundraising

The Liverpool Nepalese Community (LivNeC) had the opportunity to meet The Mayor of Liverpool, Mr Joe Anderson, to hand over the funds raised by organising a charity event to help children with cancer in Nepal. We raised £8,000.00 and The Mayor kindly added a further £3,000.00 to bring the total to £11,000. This amount of…

Our Successful Bring & Buy

On Saturday, 18 January, we held the most successful Bring & Buy Sale ever.  Dozens of local people turned up, bringing goods to sell, and filled their bags with some lovely stuff they found.  Afterwards, while everyone enjoyed a cup of hot soup and some cakes, Barry Pizer, Oncology Consultant at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital,…

Reece Holt Charity

The charity set up by schoolboy Reece Holt is to raise money to help sick children in Nepal to mark the first anniversary of the teenager’s passing. Lancaster Royal Grammar School pupil Reece passed away on January 18 last year. The 13-year-old had been battling Anaplastic Astrocytoma, a malignant tumour that affects only about 10…