The ALMT Board of Trustees gathered last week and we are delighted to announce our new partners and existing projects achieving amazing things.
Afghan Connection – received year two of a three year partnership to delivery Community Based Education (CBE) in Warsaj district, Afghanistan. The first year has been a huge success with Afghan Connection fundraising to double the ALMT grant and enrolling and amazing 1421 children into CBE, way above the predicted 608!
DOST UK – Having partnered with Dost during 2013-14, we were in no doubt that this organisation is making a huge impact in Pakistan. This year we are providing the funds to enable a day care centre for street children open during the night. This includes security, food and bedding and will prevent up to 240 children sleeping on the streets and living in danger.
Village Water – Village Water improve health and wellbeing through participative hygiene education, basic sanitation and safe water provision in communities, schools and health centres, wherever children spend their days. The ALMT have committed to supporting Village Water delivery this vital service to three schools and communities in Zambia.
New Generation – Burundi is the second poorest country in the World and the ALMT are pleased to be supporting the Road to School Programme. This will include a Street Outreach Worker that will make daily visits to street children in a “mobile safe-space”, a bus owned by the project. Food, uniforms, school fees and a second part-time Teaching and Activities Co-ordinator to double the current number of children in attendance to 80. The provision of a part time assistant and counsellor to increase integration.
Street Child United – The ALMT have supported Team Philippines in the Street Child World Cup for two consecutive tournaments and when we were approached to help them get the Rio for the Street Child Games, we didn't hesitate. We're looking forward to cheering them on in 2016!!