Starfish Easter Challenge

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Starfish Greathearts Foundation supports children in southern Africa who have been orphaned or made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS.

Engauge supports Starfish Greathouse Foundation throughout the year. Every year.

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Starfish Easter Challenge

  1. 2. AIDS is South Africa's single biggest killer.
  2. 3. <ul><li>Some children watch their mother or father fall ill and have to nurse them, whilst also trying to find ways to survive. </li></ul><ul><li>Many of these children ultimately become orphans. </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>These children are vulnerable to HIV infection, violence and malnutrition. </li></ul>
  4. 5. * ASSA Reseach, via www.starfishcharity.org More than 450 children are orphaned each day in South Africa *
  5. 6. By 2010, it is estimated that approximately 3 million children will be orphaned in South Africa alone ** ** According to UNAIDS 2006 Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic
  6. 7. <ul><li>Starfish Greatheart Foundation was started by a group of young South Africans in London in 2001. </li></ul><ul><li>Starfish responds to this crisis by helping them - one child at a time. </li></ul>
  7. 8. Starfish provides for the basic social…
  8. 9. nutritional …
  9. 10. … and educational needs.
  10. 11. 'Starfish you make me feel better, you make me cry lesser, you make me dream bigger. The best part of being a child is to have you as my mother.' Thomas Chauke, Ikageng Itireleng
  11. 12. <ul><li>By the second half of 2008, Starfish had supported 36036 children. </li></ul>
  12. 13. Starfish works with partners …
  13. 14. to bring life …
  14. 15. … hope,
  15. 16. … and opportunity.
  16. 17. Starfish Greathearts Foundation aims to help more than 100,000 children by 2010.
  17. 18. <ul><li>If you’d like to help Starfish Greathearts Foundation support these children, you could: </li></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>Take the Easter Challenge – Donate just £1 for every chocolate egg you ate over Easter 2009) </li></ul><ul><li>http://cli.gs/DRALP1 </li></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>Its easy. Just click here to make a donation: http://cli.gs/DRALP1 </li></ul>
  20. 21. <ul><li>Or find out more about becoming an Ambassador for Starfish Greathearts Foundation, go to http://cli.gs/7HtLgq </li></ul>

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