By Kirsty Warn

Schools Editor

kirsty@warnfamily.plus.com

Simran makes a difference

11 year old Simran Mistry, was so affected by the thought of the hungry children of Miche Bora Primary School that she set about doing something about it. Simran asked her uncle, Rotarian Amrit Mistry, if she could put a jar on the counter of his Spar Shop in Market Deeping. She left a message explaining the situation to customers and asking them to put their change and donations in the jar. And they did so… generously.  An amazing £443.83!  

 

Market Deeping Community Primary School, where Simran is a pupil, have been supporting Mustard Seed Project almost since the beginning in 2009. 

Rita and Geoff had been in to update the children on the progress of the school in Kenya and it was here that Simran heard about the insecurity of the funding for the feeding programme for 2015/2016. Although it costs just 25p a day to feed a child, with 200 children the bill is enormous. The money raised by Simran will make such a difference. Thanks to her efforts, this money (including gift-aid) could provide 2,218 bowls of porridge and mid-day meals. A fantastic achievement.

You can learn more about Mustard Seed Project Kenya at www.mustardseedproject.co.uk or by ringing Rita or Geoff on 01778 341855.

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