Moonlight Walk Completed

Rose Cavanagh, her daughter Jane, and two of her husband’s nieces, Sharon Palmer-Johnston and Nicola Ryan, completed the 26 mile Moonlight Walk in just 8 hours. Raising money for So the Child May Live, they walked the whole night, dressed as Elvis! In the process they raised hundreds of pounds for our work in Nepal….

Quiz Night Success

The Quiz Night, as usual was very popular. Thanks to our usual Quiz Master, Frank Duff, everyone enjoyed the evening and had a great time. The food went down very well and the children enjoyed the Children’s Quiz, as well as helping with the raffle. This year we were fortunate to have some lovely presents…

Kayak challenge report

After a very difficult and exhausting 5-day kayak run along the Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Stuart Williams finally arrived in Liverpool on Sunday.  For the first two days he had been accompanied by his friend Matthew Jones, but Matthew had to go back to work, so for the next two days Stuart was travelling alone, until he…

Child Protection training successfully completed

The Child Protection training in Nepal, carried out by specialists from the UK in co-operation with Kanti Children’s Hospital in Kathmandu, went well.  Supported by So the Child May Live, 34 trainees were involved, together with 10 doctors and nurses who were themselves developed as trainers for others. The trainers there will continue working across the…

Leeds to Liverpool Kayak Challenge

On Wednesday 4th May, Stuart Williams and a friend will be setting off from Leeds in a Kayak along the Leeds-Liverpool Canal to Liverpool. This trip will take 5 days and they are hoping to raise £500 for So The Child May Live. The journey distance will total 125 miles. Each day’s kayaking will last…

Support from Lalligrass

Lalligrass (the Nepalese word for rhododendron, the national flower of Nepal) is the name of a wonderful shop in central Liverpool. They import and sell lovely hand-made Nepalese jewellery, pashmina scarves and stoles and other art and craft items. Now they have decided that they will be taking a collection from their customers to raise…

Child Protection Training

So the Child May Live is working with the Kanti Children’s Hospital and various child protection agencies in this country to help develop the work in Nepal to protect abused and neglected children.  One of our Trustees, Dr Deepak Upadhyay, who works in that speciality in the Pennine Trust in the North of England, will…

Clinic Update

The clinic has now been completely rebuilt, thanks to the help of our supporters in the UK who have raised the money for this.  The villagers were keen to express how happy they are with their new, smart building.

Carmel’s Nepal report

Having just returned from fabulous visit to Nepal, I thought you would like to know something of how your efforts are helping the people in that country, particularly after the terrible earthquakes which devastated whole areas and killed and injured thousands of people last year. We went to visit the health clinic we support in…

Kanti 54th anniversary

A friend of Jennifer Pizer’s, Kay Standing, was recently in Nepal and took over some medical supplies for Kanti on our behalf. She was invited back to Kanti to join in their 54th celebrations. Whilst she was there she was presented with a plaque to bring back to England. She said “(I was)… honoured to…