CHARITY STATUS

After a lot of form filling, emailing, zoom meetings and socially distanced trustee meetings we are now officially a registered charity. Our charity number is 1191126 if you want to look us up! https://www.gov.uk/find-charity-information This also means we can apply for gift-aid on any donations so please continue to donate https://growhopesahrawi.org.uk/donate as generously as you have done. We are very close to having enough to start the Growing Hope Project in Smara camp A big Read more…

Andy in the camps

Andy is in the camps! He is teaching at Desert Voice Box Academy for 5 weeks. While he is there he will visit Fatimatu and find out more the Vegetable Project plans. He will send us regular video updates of how the camps have changed in the 10 years since he was last there and what life is like living in what has been described as the most inhospitable place on the planet. (Once he Read more…

£2000 grant from Unicorn Grocery!!

Fantastic news – after much form filling and emailing we have just heard that Unicorn Groceries have awarded Western Sahara Support Group £2000 from their 4% fund. This is a great boost and means we are half way to a well! You can see more about Unicorn and what projects they support here https://www.unicorn-grocery.coop/our-co-op/our-values/ This is what they said …. ” I’m very happy to let you know that our members unanimously agreed to your funding Read more…

THE BIG RAMBLE

Hello everyone! We hope you are all in good spirits during these strange times and whilst there may be light at the end of the tunnel it doesn’t feel like we are quite out of it just yet. We have been talking to the YHA at Hartington and have decided for obvious reasons to reschedule the Big Ramble to Saturday July 3rd 2021.  We will be in touch nearer the time with arrangements and additional Read more…

TEA IN THE PARK

Tea In The Park 7 August 2019 – 12 noon Come and join us for a short walk to the park (about 2.75 miles) followed by afternoon tea – or just come for tea – donations in aid of the Western Sahara Food Cultivation Project – GROW HOPE SAHRAWI. Meet at junction of Darley Avenue and Borrowdale Crescent M20 2XU (on the Didsbury side of Princess Parkway) for access point to River Mersey at 12 Read more…

Leve Nights Fundraiser

Fantastic fundraiser. Thank you to everyone who came and supported the project. The band were fabulous and lots of Leve Nights bopping going on. Thanks to Les for his help and support. Last but not least we raised an amazing £2700.50!! Fantastic Very excited about the fundraiser tomorrow – its going to be a great evening – not to be missed and we will raise lots of money for the project. Here is an over Read more…