School fundraiser for Zam­bia

The Advocate (Perth) - - FRONT PAGE -

SWAN Christian Col­lege stu­dents will host a three-course ban­quet to raise funds for Light Up Ahead School in Zam­bia.

This year marks 10 years since the col­lege started the school in Zam­bia to help vul­ner­a­ble chil­dren re­ceive ed­u­ca­tion and daily nu­tri­tional meals.

Col­lege head of learn­ing Ray Hock­ley said in 2008 four staff and 16 stu­dents vis­ited Kan­tolomba in Zam­bia and saw the des­per­a­tion of chil­dren who had not eaten for days.

“A de­ci­sion was made to build a school there to give th­ese chil­dren hope for the fu­ture,” he said.

“The Light Up Ahead School now caters for 230 chil­dren up to Grade 6.

“The ma­jor­ity of th­ese kids are spon­sored by fam­i­lies from SCC.”

The col­lege’s jazz band and a group of African singers will per­form at the ban­quet, which will be held on June 15.

All the food on the night will be pre­pared by a chef and the col­lege’s hos­pi­tal­ity stu­dents.

Tick­ets at $35 and can be pur­chased from www.tinyurl.com./10YrBan­quet.

Pic­ture: Eve Tan

Swan Christian Col­lege stu­dents will cook a three-course ban­quet to raise funds for the Light Up Ahead School in Zam­bia.

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