Tujatane Charitable Trust School & Twaabane Creative Centre, Zambia – (£45,500 Donated) Tujatane School was set up in 1996 to educate children from poor families in the surrounding villages and has steadily grown in stature, now schooling nearly 300 underprivileged children up to age 15. Since 2018 I have been closely involved with a programme to empower adults in the surrounding community. Twaabane is a Centre for Zambian Crafts, teaching skills which will create livelihoods. To date the Centre has a Textile Project which makes and sells clothes and accessories to tourists and a Market Garden selling fruit and vegetables in the local markets.

Home-Start Guildford – (£11,500 Donated) addresses a very real need close to home, supporting families finding it hard to cope, exhausted or overwhelmed by the challenges of family life. Home-Start’s trained parent volunteers give them the help they need to get back on track and give their children the best possible start in life.

The Lightbox Gallery Woking – (£2,500 Donated) is a fabulous public art gallery in Woking. The gallery puts on exhibitions of internationally renowned masters of art. Even more impressively, the gallery also runs art workshops for children, dementia sufferers and  thosstruggling with mental health problems.

The Art Room – (£5,895 Donated) provides art therapy spaces for 5 to 16 year olds who are experiencing emotional or behavioural difficulties

Challengers Guildford – (£6,500 Donated) dedicated to providing exciting and challenging play and leisure opportunities for disabled children and young adults

The Eve Appeal – (£8,325 Donated) supporting the better detection and treatment of Gynaecological cancers through awareness and research