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Updates about Comfort and it’s volunteers in the UK

Walking the length of Britain for a pharmacy in D.R. Congo

by Linda McFarlane The LEJoG challenge has had some lovely moments for us. The plight of these people won my heart I have been a volunteer with Comfort International since early 2016. The very first job I was given back then was to source and contact companies who would potentially fund/ supply medical equipment or …

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Christine's cakes and crafts.

Christine’s Cakes and Crafts – Raising funds for the Central Hospital Rusayu

Improving lives in D.R.Congo and Rwanda. Christine’s Story Christine Robertson, one of our dedicated supporters, is raising funds for Comfort International by making and selling cakes and crafts. She has also initiated a small donation scheme to provide access to primary education and health insurance. Here is her story: I got involved with Comfort international …

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Land’s End to John O’Groats to establish a pharmacy in D.R.Congo

by Emma Wood, Katherine Burnett and Linda McFarlane In memory of Flo McEwan On 1st March 2021, we embarked on a virtual expedition, with all three of us running and walking the entire 1744 km (1084 miles) from Land’s End to John O’Groats (by doing local runs and walks and tracking our miles), to raise …

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‘Quiltwalk’ for Comfort International

by Halcyon Martin Patricia creates a beautiful quilt to raise much needed funds. The weekend of the11th-13th of September saw the 4th Virtual Kiltwalk of 2020. The Kiltwalk organisers had expanded the options for participation to encompass almost anything, creative or sporty, to encourage fundraising for charities all across Scotland. Comfort International had one participant, Patricia …

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The Second Virtual Kiltwalk – Register Now

by Halcyon Martin Join the Edinburgh Virtual Kiltwalk Weekend for Comfort International and create smiles in Africa!! 11th – 13th September sees the second ever Virtual Kiltwalk and it is not just for walkers. In true Kiltwalk spirit, they have developed a new way for you to fundraise for the charity you care about!  On the weekend of the 11th – 13th …

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