Tag Archive for Helen Howes

Murder Mystery event raises £700 – thanks to everyone involved

A murder mystery event, featuring the ever-popular Geriactors theatre group, has raised £700 to deliver more baby-bonding and reduce domestic abuse and conflict in Africa. Around 60 guests enjoyed a three-course meal and entertainment at Twyford Village Hall on Saturday 14 October to raise funds for Lullaby Africa, which has been operating in Kenya and Uganda for nearly a decade.…

Rain can’t stop Kisoro mothers learning to bond

Kisoro was moving and humbling. We watched as a mother ploughed towards us, barefoot, through the mud, her baby on her back. The September rain sheeted down and the wicker basket on her head provided scant protection from the elements. She kept on, keen to find sanctuary in the church, keen to discover a better way to improve her child’s…

Dorset knitters come to the rescue with Lullaby Africa teddies

Knitters from Burton [near Christchurch, Dorset] have come to the rescue before Lullaby Africa leaves for Uganda at the beginning of September. Helen Howes and Isobel Tutt-Leppard are due to run baby-bonding classes in the Ugandan town of Kisoro in September. But they were running short of the knitted teddies they take to provide a toy for the babies and toddlers…