Yesterday, the whole school gathered to learn about what will happen to the hundreds of pairs of shoes that were donated earlier in the week on our Happy Feet day!
The charity Africa’s Gift supports largely rural communities in southern Africa (principally Lesotho, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and Malawi) and Uganda, working closely with community members to effect change through the development of practical solutions to clearly identified needs. The shoes that were donated will either be cleaned, repaired and sold on at a heavily subsidised price to local market traders across Southern Africa (this enables local people to be able to afford to buy good quality footwear in a sustainable way), gifted to children who don’t have a pair of shoes that they need to attend school, or given to sports and community groups. Find out more about the charity here: https://www.africasgift.org/
School Councilors helped to load up Ken’s van with the shoes.