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January 2024 - In the past year we have sent a total of £ 2500.00 to Zambia, via the Presentation

Sisters at Matlock. Thank you for your continuing generous donations, made mainly for the fruit & veg, jam and pickles from our Parish allotments and for the Parishioners (and others) that work tirelessly there. We are looking forward to another “fruitful” year for our Parish and for the needy in Zambia

November 2023 - The Good News is that through your generosity this year the Parish has been able to send this month £2000 to the Presentation Sisters for their work in the Kaoma Clinic and School Project in Zambia. Thank you so much.

The other good news is that Sister Vianney who set up the Kaoma Clinic made a flying visit to the Matlock Convent this week and she was able to meet members of the Allotment team together with Penny Harris and Gladys Beckett. More about this wonderful occasion later. 

Thank you again for your generosity. If anyone would like to join the Parish Allotment Team you would be made most welcome.

Late October 2022 - Since May 2021 we have raised over £1,800 for Kaoma in Zambia. This coming weekend we are hoping to have for sale our Autumn Allotment Bounty as well as lots of homemade pickles and jams made from our produce. Please come prepared to take plenty to enjoy with all the family, while supporting the Presentation Sisters' work in Africa. Thank you from the allotmenteers! 

November 2021 - Since the Lockdown began we have continued to collect for the Zambian Missionary Fund, supporting Kaoma. Penny Harris is still involved, but has handed over the finances to Vickie Stevens. In the past year over £1700 has been raised, and cheques sent off for £1200 already, leaving a healthy balance to send them £500 for this Christmas.

Thank you to everyone who continues to contribute, and to the allotmenteers for the delicious produce, pickles and jams that have been made available for donations outside Church.


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