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Sad news from one of our students

Thank you for the very generous donation from the Pound a Week Group of £2,800.  I can assure you this will be well used at the Mission and the school. The rains have come at last, but we are never[...]

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News from Pokot

I am delighted to be able to tell you that earlier this week I was able to send Fr David Conway the magnificent sum of £3500 on behalf of the Pound a Week Group.  This was possible because of some[...]

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New Mission in Rotu in East Pokot

When we started the Pound a Week Group in 1997, the first Mission we supported was at Kositei in East Pokot where the priest in charge was Fr Sean McGovern, a Holy Ghost Father.  It was he who started the[...]

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Thanks from scholarship student, Cleophas Krop Lomadi

“I am greeting you in the name of God our father and thank you. My parents and my siblings are OK and are excited about the scholarship.  They send their greetings and thanks to you all.  This season we have[...]

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Thanks from Fr Sean at Rotu

Very many thanks for your most generous donation on £2,520 to the Mission at Rotu.  This will be a great help with my work here for the camels for the people, plus the little school which is just getting going.[...]

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The price of maize has almost doubled

I see the Pound a Week Group as our partners in our mission to the marginalised, trying to make Pokot a better place for its people.  Progress in development has been wonderful over the last 31 years.  It has been[...]

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Scholarship awarded to Lomadi Krop Cleophas

Fr David Conway and the Principal of the Mission secondary school have awarded the Fr Ken Freeman Memorial Scholarship to Lomadi Krop Cleophas, the 15 year old son of a very poor family who could not afford the fees.  The[...]

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Living behind God’s back

The severe drought is continuing and people and animals are now dying.  I have led assessment groups into some remote villages to establish the needs of the people.  We found women boiling toxic fruits to remove the poison.  They then[...]

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Fr Ken Freeman Memorial Scholarship

On Monday I was able to send Fr David Conway the sum of £1500 for his work at the Barpello Mission in East Pokot, Kenya.  It was made up of £700 from donations from members of the Pound a Week[...]

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