Meet: Ruth, a Life Skills Centre Graduate

Meet: Ruth, a Life Skills Centre Graduate

  Ruth is a graduate of Life Skills Centre, whom we are pleased to announce has received a small grant to boost her business after meeting Boo Trustee, Russel Hicks.  With this grant she was able to purchase the necessary licence to allow her small business to...
Boo Annual Ball Preparations

Boo Annual Ball Preparations

Delighted to announce that preparations are well underway for the 8th annual BOO Charity Ball, to be held in the Balfour Suite at the AFC Bournemouth stadium on Saturday 3rd June 2017. The black tie event this year will be focused on supporting two main projects, the...
Kimmta Football Tournament

Kimmta Football Tournament

The education system in Kenya consists of 3 terms within the academic year, pupils usually break for the holidays in the months of April, August and December. During these holiday periods children are at a higher risk as they are frequently left without parental care....
Rubicon Supports Boo

Rubicon Supports Boo

Photo: Jo West, Director at Rubicon Recruitment Group; Jeremy Gill, Boo Charity & Emma Rhodes, Financial Controller at Norco Holdings Ltd. We are delighted to announce that Rubicon, a Dorset based recruitment agency, has chosen Boo to be the recipient of its March...
A Day in Life Skills Centre

A Day in Life Skills Centre

Founding trustee Russell Hicks is currently visiting Kenya and catching up with all the collaborators in each of the centres, as well as making sure our funds go to the right places. One of his first visits was to the Life Skills Centre in Nyamache, where 600 children...
New Learning Materials

New Learning Materials

Boo has provided new learning materials to one of the Early Childhood Development Centres (ECD) in Busire. As a result of the funding, the children were gifted exercise books, textbooks, pencils, crayons and other stationary items for the classroom.  The new school...
Helping Girls Stay in School

Helping Girls Stay in School

Boo has funded a month’s supply of sanitary towels for 70 girls in Life Skills Centre and committed to continue providing them on an on-going basis. It is a topic often not talked about but it has a major impact in East Africa, as in this region menstruation is...
New floor for Kimmta ECD

New floor for Kimmta ECD

In one of our Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres, in Kibera, it was recently identified that the floor on the upper level needed some serious attention. The previous floor had completely broken up leaving the children at risk from cutting themselves and also,...
Early Childhood Development Centres: Busire since Boo

Early Childhood Development Centres: Busire since Boo

Boo pledged it’s support to the Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centres in 2015. The four schools, located in Nyamwanga, Kibera, Kendara and Busire desperately needed help to provide uniforms, learning materials (including text books) and clothing to their students....
Perfect to a Tee: The First Boo Golf Day

Perfect to a Tee: The First Boo Golf Day

The Boo Charity Annual Golf Day teed off in style on the prestigious Ferndown Golf Course last month. Recognised as the South West’s premier 27-hole Heathland Golf Course, it has hosted infamous tournaments over the years, including The Hennessy Cognac Cup and the...
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