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Press Releases from CONTESA Charity (5 total)

CONTESA Announces Enhanced Education Sponsorship Programme for AIDS Orphans in Z …

8th February 2012, Bournemouth: CONTESA a UK registered charity which supports AID orphans in Zambia has today announced the enhancement of the CONTESA Education Sponsorship Programme, which will sponsor the secondary education of students from Kabwe Futures Community School and Messiah Mission Community School in Lusaka. The programme was created to assist students leaving community schools after grade 9 to enter government schools that require fees to be paid for tuition,

Appointment of Dr. Margaret McDermott as Vice Chair of CONTESA

14th September 2010: CONTESA a UK registered charity that supports Aids orphans in Zambia, has today announced the appointment of Dr Margaret McDermott to a new post of Vice Chair of CONTESA. The CONTESA board of Trustees recognised that due to the expansion of activities and programmes run and funded by the charity that they have been presented with a number of new challenges. The recent registration of CONTESA

Registration of CONTESA Charity Hong Kong is Complete

20th July 2010: CONTESA a UK registered charity that supports Aids orphans and disadvantaged children in Zambia has announced that they have registered CONTESA in Hong Kong as a tax-exempt charity. Founder and Chair, Mrs Esnat Avon, arrived back in the UK on 10th July 2010 from a successful fundraising trip to Hong Kong where CONTESA Hong Kong held its first board meeting on 17th June 2010. Esnat

CONTESA Charity to Fund Feeding Programme at Chainda, Zambia

8th June 2010: CONTESA a UK registered charity that supports Aids orphans in Zambia, has stepped in and taken over funding the feeding programme at Chainda Centre, Chainda Shanty Compound, Lusaka, Zambia. Since the Word Food Programme withdrew its support from Chainda Centre in early 2008 various donors have taken on the responsibility of supporting this feeding programme. CONTESA previously supported this project from January 2008 to September 2008. With effect

CONTESA Charity Launches First Fundraising Weekend

11th May 2010: CONTESA a UK registered charity that supports Aids orphans in Zambia, was invited by All Saints Methodist Church in Abingdon to launch their first CONTESA weekend, which was developed to help create awareness and funds for CONTESA. All Saints Methodist Church in Abingdon has chosen CONTESA as one of the charities to support and invited their members to attend the CONTESA weekend. The weekend was a platform