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support an orphan appeal

02 February 2019

Raised out of £ 25000.00 target

£ 29988.13

Including Gift Aid: £ 30038.12
Raised offline: £ 23500.00

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What we need ? £6 a month

What will it do? Provide basic food and schooling for an orphan.

Daniel and Claudine Masumbuko, have a huge task in Oicha, DRC– to support 315 orphans whose parents are lost in fighting. Most of the children are cared for by foster families but they need support to feed the children and get them to school for basic education. The school fees are $33 a year - about a month's wage.

Last year Friends of CME Trust raised £9,000 to fund the need for 200 children up to the end of the June 2017 school year.  Testimonies of some in the program can be found here.

With our support, the children received a basic meal of rice and beans, bread and milk. Their teachers noted an improvement in school performance. The children also received trauma counselling and positive effects have been appreciated by their host families

But the need is ongoing, the number of children has increased from 200 to 315.

We would like these children to continue to receive support for the next year.

Friends of CME Trust

Friends of CME Trust seeks to relieve poverty in Democratic Republic of Congo by supporting health care and education in the north east of the country. We are a Christian charity believing that God wants to show his love by justice and compassion for the poor and needy.

Registered Charity No.1104119

Recent Donations



05 October 2018

We are so pleased to be able to support such a worthy project as the building of the children's hospital. Thank you!

£ 2000.00


06 February 2018

May God bless you missions. The River Church

£ 1936.70


03 January 2018

In connection with Chris Almond's work for this charity, i hope this small contribution will help the children. With Love and best wishes

£ 20.00

+ £ 5.00 Gift Aid


02 October 2017

For the Oicha Orphans Fund.

£ 1500.00


10 September 2017

It is so encouraging to read how you are called to reach out in this way.

£ 70.00

+ £ 17.50 Gift Aid


02 September 2017

£ 28.08


02 September 2017

£ 936.00


27 August 2017

A great thing you are doing. Thank you. Tash, Simon , Beth and Lucy

£ 50.00

+ £ 12.50 Gift Aid


24 August 2017

We continue to pray for CME in DRC Andrew & Jill Veitch

£ 100.00

+ £ 25.00 Gift Aid