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AfriCat UK urges people to ‘Adopt-A-Brick’ to help build a School in rural Namibia for #GivingTuesday

Pressat Sunday, 27 November 2016
Sunday 27 November, 2016Today (29th November 2016) Reading based AfriCat UK launches a £50,000 appeal to build a permanent brick built school in Namibia to ensure that 150 children from pre-school to grade 3 can be educated in safe conditions. The launch coincides with this year's #GivingTuesday - world giving day for Christmas 2016.

“The brick building will replace two temporary army tents that currently houses the Onguta School, in the Ehirovipuka Conservancy of Northern Namibia. The building will be made from local brick produced by the villagers where the School is situated.

"The people of this Conservancy are highly committed to the conservation of carnivores and this work illustrates the value of wildlife conservation agencies working with local communities to ensure the preservation of cats in the wild" said Tammy Hoth-Hanssen Director of the AfriCat Foundation. The Conservancy made the request for AfriCat assistance when the marquee structure blew down in high winds and the Army provided two makeshift tents to house the School. Now the life of the tents are coming to an end and the Conservancy desperately needs the School to be housed in a permanent structure.The Conservancy has allocated and cleared an area for the School to be sited, local people working with Nam Water have provided a water supply close to the School and the community will make the bricks from local clay to make the bricks. An architect has drawn up plans for building "All that now is needed are the resources to allow the School to be built". said Mrs Hoth-Hanssen.

In this new venture for AfriCat people can purcahse as many bricks as they wish that will go towards constructing the school. Donors will be remembered for their support on commemorative plaques that will be placed on one of the building walls. An enduring way to thank the people who supported the project. Further details about the appeal and details of the launch at:http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/fund/africatadoptabrick #GivingTuesday (29th November 2016) is a global day of giving. After the sales of Black Friday and the online shopping boom on Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is an opportunity to come together to show the world why it’s good to give as #GivingTuesday is a call to action for everyone who wants to give something back.


Carey Widdows

AfriCat UK

Email info-uk@africat.org

Mobile: 07767 795938

TEL: 0118 935 1681
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