Charity Money Helping Home & Away

20th February 2014

Some of the £180,000 charity money raised by Cooper Brouard’s Win a Dream Home competition of 2013, is helping the Hope For A Child charity change children’s lives in Uganda.  Closer to home Cooper Brouard is pleased to support a £5 Lottery Club launched by Hope for a Child, funds going to support Guernsey children through the Friends of Frossard Children’s Ward charity.

Hope for a child funding grass roots business start-ups 

Mrs Magalwa lives in Iganga, Uganda with her husband and 12 children - 9 of whom go to school. In 2012 she joined a Hope for a Child saving & loan association with an aim to save enough to buy a cow and start a business selling milk. Her friend showed her that this was a viable plan and would not be too difficult to manage. On completing her first 9 month savings cycle, she received her savings back, of over £80. After borrowing an extra £25 from the association she had enough to buy the cow.

She is currently getting 10 litres of milk each day, of which she sells 8 and keeps 2 for household use. She says that now she is guaranteed some income every day, and is more able to provide household items like food, salt, sugar and soap. She says that her savings association stops people being lazy, as each member is required to save at least a little every week, and it is heart-breaking not being able to meet this commitment.

 

Lottery Club to help Guernsey Children in Frossard Ward  Register today at http://hope.gg/lottery/ to take part. 

Cooper Brouard is pleased to support a £5 Lottery Club launched by Hope for a Child, the locally based charity committed to helping children both in Guernsey and some of the world’s poorest regions.

Local Guernsey Club Members will win £1,000 every month plus a variety of other cash prizes, and the prize fund will increase as ticket sales rise.

Funds will go to Guernsey children through Friends of Frossard Children's Ward Charity to provide medical and other equipment. 

Money raised will also have huge, positive impacts on rural communities in Central Malawi as part of the Hope for a Child Hunger Project by providing clean water and promoting sustainable income through agricultural training.

The first draw is taking place on 23rd March 2014 and recurring on the 23rd of successive months. Register today at http://hope.gg/lottery/ to take part.