Each day José comes to the Stand by Me care centre for food, homework help, games and medical care when needed. However, last year we started to notice some behaviour changes in José and discovered that he was struggling to cope with his parents separation.
Aung's family of six were affectionate but exceedingly poor, struggling to make ends meet. Aung’s father, in desperation to provide for his children, trafficked drugs to India but was caught at the border and sentenced to seven years in prison.
Stand by Me has renovated the Emmanuel Care Centre's canteen with the addition of new tables, chairs and table cloths. Now more children can eat their lunch at one time and enjoy sharing a meal together.
Dan took on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge; a trek of 25 miles to climb the three highest peaks in Yorkshire. It is no easy feat and a lot of motivation was needed but Dan was determined to make it to raise vital funds for our kids.
Stand by... almost there...