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About Alex

Comms Team - Note: probably should put something witty here?

Share The Light is Evolving

Three years ago, a group of volunteers became trustees of Share the Light and registered it as a UK based charity to help move the project, that had previously been managed by staff at Salesian College Farnborough, into a more robust and stable position capable of supporting the important work [...]

By |2019-12-10T16:34:24+00:00October 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Welcome to the new sharethelight.uk

Hello there and welcome to our new site! We love our community and want to make it great. To help with that, we re-designed our site, updated the content and optimised it to give a better experience. This is the best place to keep up to date on all things [...]

By |2019-01-31T20:25:20+00:00January 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Christmas Carolling in Camberley

Advocates Carolling In Camberley 2018 Christmas Carol Singing in Camberley raised a wonderful £101.12 for the Porridge Club. Just £10 feeds a child porridge each day at school for a year so that is 10 children fed for the next year! Thank you to Mr Smith and all those who [...]

By |2019-01-15T21:03:26+00:00January 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Returning to City of Joy

I went back to Zambia last summer for just over 3 weeks with Libby Mills. This was only a year after volunteering with the Salesian College group but I knew as soon as I came back from that trip that I could not go longer than a year without seeing the [...]

By |2018-04-07T18:13:05+01:00April 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Thanks from Fostina

Fostina reached out to Share The Light in April 2017 after meeting many of the advocates when they visited the city of Joy. She had graduated with good grades but had no funds to continue her studies. With the help of STL she started a nursing course in Lusaka [...]

By |2018-01-03T18:13:50+00:00January 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Fundraising for the Porridge Club

Our awesome advocates were out at the weekend presenting at local parishes for the Porridge club ‘Christmas Joy Vouchers’ fund. A huge THANK YOU to the generosity of parishioners at St Edmunds, Godalming and St Joseph’s Milford, who donated/pledged over £850 at their Sunday morning and Youth services masses.  [...]

By |2017-12-22T09:03:50+00:00December 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

UPDATE: Space to Learn Project

Luyobolola primary school opened in 2001 and has an ever-increasing number of students attending.  Currently, 729 students all try to fit within the existing 6 classrooms, many are left being taught outside! Share the Light decided to fund the conversion of a derelict area previously used for woodworking [...]

By |2017-12-12T21:22:44+00:00December 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

2017 Zambia Trip Highlights

Departure It was hugely exciting to depart for Zambia. Notwithstanding our preparations, I don’t think we really knew what lay ahead, but we were all committed to embracing the fantastic opportunity to represent Share the Light and our college. Our group comprised of staff and students from Salesian Farnborough [...]

By |2017-11-22T17:20:22+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Advocates|