RUN FOR EQUALITY

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On March the 28th, a group of 20 children from EWSCTF were invited by World Vision India and the Salvation Army (school for deaf and dumb children) to partake in the “Run for Equality” programme. This programme was organised with the intent to raise awareness on Child Rights but particularly promotion for equality of those …

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EWSCF COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAMME

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Last week our three new interns from UCC- Daragh, Stacey and Ruth- went along with our outreach staff to some rural communities to check up on some our children who have been resettled home and to visit the families/guardians of children currently staying with us. It is always the intention of EWSCF to rehabilitate children …

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First Impressions

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A short narrative by one of our new interns from UCC, Stacey Walsh on her first impressions of Darjeeling and meeting the children at the foundation…………. “When we arrived in Siliguri we were greeted by our boss Cath outside the airport. We then took the daunting but mesmerising trip up the narrow mountain roads to …

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JOIN US FOR A FUN WALK/RUN

CROSSHAVEN TO DRAKE’s POOL (RABBIT ISLAND) WALK/FUN RUN AND BACK AGAIN!! Enjoy a stroll, jog or run and help support the rehabilitation, education, health and skills training of the children of the Edith Wilkins Street Children Foundation, Darjeeling, India. Date: April 27th 2012 Day:: Sunday Registration: 2.30pm Fee: 5euro Where? Glen Car Park, Crosshaven (near …

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Story of an Angel

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HELLO, or namaste, my name is Sanjoy and I am a 16-year-old angel. Too young to be an angel, I know, but today I’m going to tell you my story. I want everyone to know and maybe say a prayer for all of the voiceless children around the world, and in India especially where I …

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Standing ovation for GLAS

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STANDING OVATION FOR SILENT GLAS raised 7,000 Swiss Francs for the Edith Wilkins Foundation for Street Children last night thanks to a spellbinding performance by Pat Kinevane in the Fishamble Theatre’s production of “Silent” directed by Jim Culleton. There were moments of great humour, grace and beauty throughout the piece during which the homeless street …

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Children’s Day India (from Catherine)

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These pics are a reminder of why we are all doing it, for both the good and the bad times. They make it worth it. It was such a fantastic day, everyone had a ball, especially the kids themselves….especially when we ordered about 120 small pizzas for them. First time trying pizza for the majority of …

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‘Joyced’ in Geneva!

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Geneva Literary Aid Society proudly presents: A very special double bill:  Donal O’Kelly with “Fionnuala” and Katie O’Kelly with “Joyced”  Venue: The Aula, Collège des Coudriers, 15a Avenue Joli Mont, Geneva When: Tuesday, September 24th at 19.00 “JOYCE’S DUBLIN COMES ALIVE UNDER DONAL O’KELLY’S TUMBLING PROSE AND KATIE O’KELLY’S FERVENT PERFORMANCE…” The Sunday Independent “…THIS BLIZZARD OF …

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Liam Lawton and the City of Cork Male Voice Choir

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A unique treat!  Liam Lawton and The Cork Male Voice Choir will be performing in the Frankfield Church,  Douglas, Cork, on Sun. Sept 29th at 8pm.   This will be a wonderful night. All proceeds will be for the Foundation Liam Lawton in concert at Frankfield Church on September 29th ‘A Magicial Night of Music …

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Indian Summer Festival Cork

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The Edith Wilkins Children Photographic Exhibition was on display at  the Indian Summer Festival. Cork Indian Summer This is an inter-cultural event encouraging us to celebrate and embrace our diveristy.  This year it was held on 8th June at Camden Palace Hotel, Cork This a day long event filled with colour, culture and fun from India. …

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