They built their own boarding school & needed grow their own food in order to study or remain living in abject poverty in remote mountain areas.
Supporting an aging rural primary school in Ghana, " a project after Alan's heart".
"it is hard living in a shanty town as no one trusts you so you can't get work when they know where you live, people think everyone who lives here is a robber, a thief or violent & dishonest. If you are lucky you can get a job where no one knows you, cleaning rich peoples house far away from us, & then what do we do with our small children?"
Young people & single mothers learning a trade, living in a shanty town, their tiny income might be all that supports the family.
We have sent enormous quantities of aid to refugees in Ukraine, Greece, Palestine, France & recently focused on Syria
" please help us" said a volunteer, " we are feeding 130 children twice a day in the soup kitchen of a shanty town in Espeletta"