2014 May

Romania: Steps off the Dump for Children, Mothers and Babies

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We recently returned to Cluj in Romania, to see how things were progressing with our new project at Pata Rat dump. We were pleased to see steps being taken towards some great changes for the children on the dump. As it was Spring the environment was very different to the snow capped, knee high mud we had seen back in February. Though the dump itself was still as big and awful as ever, stinking and smoking, the surrounding areas were…

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Holywell Primary School | Recycled Fashion Show!

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Located just outside St. Ives, Cambridgeshire is a small school named Holywell Primary School. Children from the school organised a fashion show to raise money for Small Steps Project! The initial inspiration for the fundraising came from a book by Andy Mulligan called ‘Trash’. The book follows the lives of three young boys who spend their days sifting through ‘trash’ when one day the boys find something that leads them on a dangerous journey of hope. The boys live on…

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Celebrity Shoe Auction 2014

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It may seem as though the Small Steps Project celebrity shoe auction has gone a little quiet. However we have been as busy as ever collecting celebrity shoes for the 2014 auction which will take place later on in the year. We are yet to reveal the latest celebrities that will be taking part, but we can give you some clues. We have a couple of  award-winning actors on the list, as well as the only person ever to receive…

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CIPEC Bilingual School, Aix-en-Provence | Bakesale

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A huge thank you to the year six children at the CIPEC Bilingual school who, alongside their teacher Mrs Le Coz, organised an incredibly successful bakesale in aid of Small Steps Project. The event took place on the 11th April 2014 in Aix-en-Provence, France. Many of the children who participated in the sale baked the cakes themselves. Throughout the week the children had been learning about ‘children in need’: working on projects and watching documentaries. The children at the school…

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