2012 April

Sponsored climb of Ben Nevis

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Meera, Kay and Sascha successfully climbed Ben Nevis in Scotland in 4 and a half hours! They endured bad weather conditions; snow and gale force winds but they made it all the way to the top and raised £1,185 for Small Steps.  Many thanks to the girls and everyone who supported them and donated. Congratulations!      

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Steps off Dumps and into Education

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  Small Steps Project (SSP) returned to Cambodia to revisit the dump in Sihanoukville where we delivered an aid distribution project in 2010 and in Siem Reap in 2011. This year we wanted to work on our second step, which is, after distributing aid, assisting children off the dumps and into education. There are two ways this can be done: partnering with already existing projects and supporting them so that they are able to care for the dump children or…

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Sareka House, Sihanoukville Dump Shelter

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We have been looking for a shelter or project for the children of the dump community at Sihanoukville since our last visit and finally we found Sareka House.  We were keen to support a project that was a permanent presence in the lives of the community we had previously helped. However, due to the change in location of the dump, it meant that the shelter was now out of walking distance for the children at the dump. We thought perhaps…

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Sihanoukville Rubbish Dump Revisit

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In 2010 SSP distributed an aid project to approximately 40 families on the Sihanoukville dump in Cambodia consisting of over 150 people, half of which were children. This is the documentary we made about our first project there; ‘Small Steps: Sihanoukville.’ In the film we discovered that many of the children over 6 years old are attending a project called Sareka House and school. However there had been some major changes to the Sihanoukville dump since we were last there – it…

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