Latest News and Events
Sounds of Summer – A special concert in our favour
Saturday 1st June from 7pm – 9pm to take place at St Mark’s Church, St Mark’s Lane, Horsham RH12 5PU. Ticket price £5 – pay on the night.
Horsham Sinfonia are joining other violinists for a concert celebrating the joy of well-known Baroque classics.
The programme will include:
Bach – Air on the G String
Bach – Concerto for violin in A minor
Vivaldi – Summer
Our Chair – Carol Groves – will be giving an update on the Charity’s work and mission
The Summer Season of Fairs
Saturday 20th July 10.00am to 4.00 pm. Broadwater’s Big Day Out
(Broadwater Carnival and Worthing Fire Station Open Day)
Sunday 21st July 10.00am – 4.00pm Worthing Lions Sea Front Fair
Do come and talk to us, or come along and help give out leaflets and talk to others about our work. You will recognise us by the logo on our Gazebo.
Advance Notice of Dates for your diaries
Saturday 21st September – “Unity School – 10 Years on”
Come and hear more about our work, the building project, about Unity School, the pupils and our vision for the future. There will be a cream tea to enjoy as well as pictures to look at and our Trustees to talk to.
This event will be held in the Parish Church Hall, Rustington – more in due course. Watch out for out leaflets or facebook page.
Saturday October 5th Barn Dance. The Parish Church Hall, Rustington. More information soon. This event is organised by the Missions Committee at the church of St Peter and St Paul, Rustington – who support our work. Full details and Booking tickets from the Parish Church.
Friday 6th December and Saturday 7th December
Come along to our Christmas Tree festival at Littlehampton United Church. The African shop will be there and Christmas Goods will be on sale. More details to follow.
A Day at Secondary School
Life at a Secondary Boarding School by Collins Odhiambo
Currently we have 21 needy students being supported at Secondary School. Collins Odhiambo is at the respected Dr Aggrey School, a boarding school five hours by bus from Mombasa.
” My day at Dr Aggrey begins at exactly 4.30am when we are woken up for the morning preps, which takes about an hour and a quarter, then we resume to our breakfast which is tea and bread. After breakfast we go back to our dormitories in preparation for for the normal school routine. It is during this time, about 1 hour that we carry out our duties such as cleaning the compound and our classes.
After that we go for another 1 hour prep which starts at 6.40am. In the prep we are guided by our teachers on how to tackle challenging questions and also on non-comprehended areas. We then have a twenty minute break, then the normal lessons begin. We have a break after every two lessons and the last before afternoon classes is the lunch break which is from 12.30 – 1.30pm. We then go back to our class for two hours and then go to games. Everyone is supposed to participate in at least one game, football is my favourite.
When the games end we take a cold shower and the supper is taken at exactly 5.30pm.After supper we go to the night preps and my day ends at 10.00pm. This is the weekdaay routine but on Saturdays and Sundays our lessons end at mid-day. We then have games and entertainment until supper time. My main diet is beans and rice.”
Collins’ favourite subjects are Chemistry and Mathematics. In his class he is 1st out of 45, and in his year group he is 1st out of 176! His average greade is “A”. We hope he will score sufficient marks in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education to win a scholarship place at a university.