Support the Open Arms Academy

Bring joy to a child like Emmanuel

$2,884.97 raised
28 supporters

The children and parents of Chepstow House School have been amazing supporters of our rescued children around the world in Ethiopia and now in Kenya.

Our children are just like any other but due to where they were born and the circumstances they were born in to, they don't have the same opportunities as we do here in the UK. As we have done throughout our history as a children’s charity, we have always been driven to first rescue children from crisis and do whatever it takes to help them thrive, and then to seek the funds to meet the needs. This January we took a step of faith when we adopted the Open Arms project in Kenya to meet the needs of kids like six year old Emmanuel. 

Emmanuel is cared for by his grandmother who is the family’s sole provider. Like many people in Kenya, she is unable to find regular work and the family often go to bed hungry. Her hope of providing Emmanuel with a quality education seemed out of reach.  

Thanks to support like yours we have been able to rescue Emmanuel and we have welcomed him into our school where he receives food, healthcare, family support and, as his grandmother had hoped, a life-changing education. She told us:

“When Emmanuel was born, he became the light of our life. He always smiles and makes things better. I would like to give him everything he wants in life but I cannot. Him going to school is the best thing that has happened to us.” 

If you are able to give a donation to support our work and our children like Emmanuel we would be incredibly grateful, it's only through people's generosity that we are able to continue to support our children across the world and give them the chance of a brighter future. 

Thank you

Recent supporters

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Danielle Kent donated to this appeal
Kit Coulson Read-a-thon
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Arran Coulson donated to this appeal
Kit Coulson Read-a-thon
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Kayla Collingwood gave £10 to this appeal
Read-a-thon
217w
Suzanne Briggs gave £16 to this appeal
220w
Suzanne Briggs gave £24 to this appeal
221w
Suzanne Briggs gave £24 to this appeal
223w
Craig and Raquel Dawson gave £1,000 to this appeal
In honour of Chepstow's 10th Anniversary
223w
Chepstow House Bake Sale gave £116 to this appeal
From CHS with love
225w
JE Bride gave £75 to this appeal
225w
JE Bride gave £16 to this appeal
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Recent supporters

215w
Danielle Kent donated to this appeal
Kit Coulson Read-a-thon
215w
Arran Coulson donated to this appeal
Kit Coulson Read-a-thon
216w
Kayla Collingwood gave £10 to this appeal
Read-a-thon
217w
Suzanne Briggs gave £16 to this appeal
220w
Suzanne Briggs gave £24 to this appeal
221w
Suzanne Briggs gave £24 to this appeal
223w
Craig and Raquel Dawson gave £1,000 to this appeal
In honour of Chepstow's 10th Anniversary
223w
Chepstow House Bake Sale gave £116 to this appeal
From CHS with love
225w
JE Bride gave £75 to this appeal
225w
JE Bride gave £16 to this appeal
Show more
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