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  • In Cambodia, education is officially ‘free’.  However, because teachers will often insist on payment, many children do not go to school.  Care for Cambodia, a small Christian relief and development organisation, is trying to do something about this.  It is currently arranging classes in Maths, English, Kymer, Hygiene, Christian Education and Social Skills for over 3,500 children aged 5 to 16 in 80 different villages.  Most of the classes are held out in the open and Care for Cambodia desperately needs money to build and furnish simple classrooms.  They can do one such classroom for about £2,500 and with your help, Radio Cracker hopes to give them two new classrooms.  Will you help to educate a child and also let him or her know that someone cares…..Please!  Thank you.

 

  • 40% of the world’s blind population lives in India.  About 75% of these blind people can be cured by a simple cataract operation costing just over £15.00.  Second Sight works in Bihar State in India and hopes to eradicate reversible blindness there by 2020.  This year they hope to give sight to 1,000 people (men, women and children).  All their professionals are volunteers and nothing is spent on administration, salaries or publicity.  Please close your eyes for a second or two and imagine what it would be like if you were permanently blind…..and then please think again about helping Radio Cracker to give Second Sight £5,000.00 so that over 320 blind people can see again.  Thank you.

 

  • Imagine you are one of 150,000 refugees mainly from the Great Lakes area of central Africa (Congo, Burundi, and Rwanda) and now living thousands of miles away in South Africa.  You have had to leave your own country because of murder, rape and other atrocities.  Things are tough.  How do you live?  How do you get food for your family?  E3 Initiative (whose running costs are all paid by their Trustees)has been working for years with the local churches to help these poor people.  They asked Radio Cracker to help them ..and we said “Yes”.  With your help, we will give E3 Initiative £10,000.00 to establish a cassava farm and to buy a small van to take the produce to market.  Cassava is a traditional food in most African countries.  Its tubers and leaves are edible; it is drought-resistant and needs no fertiliser.  Many refugees will benefit  from this project which will utilise a Micro-saving and Finance Programme, which in time will allow this grant-aid to be re-cycled.  What are you having for your Tea tonight?  Do you know where you will lay your head tonight?  We have all so much….really!  Please give generously.  Thank you.

 

 

  • Malawi has, at 10%, one of the highest rates of HIV in the world.  There are over 1.4 million Malawians living with the disease!  EMMS International  plans to recruit, train and equip HIV+ ‘mother buddies’ to support HIV+ pregnant women….but this costs money….and that’s where you and Radio Cracker come in.  We have agreed to give EMMS International £11,731.00 to get this project off the ground.  When the project is over, approximately 1,000 women and their partners will have been tested for HIV and given advice, support and information on how to prevent HIV transmission.  Also, 600 HIV+ mothers will have nutritional support, access to reliable treatment and social support, and medication to prevent ‘mother to child’ HIV transmission.  No child deserves to be born with HIV!  Does it?  Please give as your conscience dictates!  Thank you.

 

 

  • You would think that a part of Honduras which contains the largest intact rainforest north of the Amazon would have no water problems.  But Tearfund knows such an area.  It’s on the Eastern coast of Honduras, which is one of the poorest countries in Latin America and with the highest murder rate.  In this area, the land is so flat that hand-dug wells get contaminated and the lagoons get polluted with detergents used to wash clothes.  The children bathe in the lagoon and the women stand waist deep in the water, as they do their washing. The result is sickness and skin diseases.  With your help, and only with your help, will Tearfund be able to install rain-collecting tanks and ecological laundries.  Radio Cracker hopes to give £10,253.00 for this project, but we can only do it if you support us financially.  Will you help to give clean water ……and love, to over 700 Hondurans.  If you don’t, who will?  Thank you.

 

 

  • Raise the Roof(NI) is a recently established local youth choir.  It is coached by Alyson Reid and its primary purpose is to raise enough funds to build, in partnership with the Fields of Life organisation, a seven to ten classroom school for vulnerable children in Uganda.  Increasingly, relief and aid agencies are realising that proper education is the key in the Third World if the inter-generational poverty cycle is ever to be broken. Here, we are inclined to take good education opportunities for our children as their right ….and so they are.  Raise the Roof (NI) wants to give that right to poor children in Africa….and Radio Cracker wants to help them by giving them £10,000.00.  But we can only do that if you give us the money in the first place.  Remember that chorus “Red and yellow, black and white; all are precious in His sight”?  Are they precious in your sight?  Please give as generously as you can!  Thank you
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