A New Dawn

with a little so much can be done

Newsletters

All our newsletters can be read online or downloaded and printed.

Newsletters in French are also available for you to download.

2017

At the present time, in Rwanda, Kenya and Nepal, thanks to generous donations, New Dawn is able to sponsor 20 Nursery School children, 14 Primary School children, 16 Secondary School children, (3 in boarding school) and 2 students studying at college level, (nursing and hotel management)...

2016

Another challenging but rewarding year has flown by. Jennie has recently visited the “Little Feet” Orphanage in Nepal and also followed up and placed the residue of the money raised for the Nepal Earthquake Disaster Fund...

2015

We have had another very busy, rich and challenging year since our last newsletter was circulated, and we have made trips to Kenya and Rwanda, in January and February 2015. We also hosted a special “Nepal open-day” in our home in early June 2015, to inform local supporters about the on-going crisis since the two earthquakes...

2014

We made a six week working visit to the “Arise and Shine” Kogony Orphanage and Community project in Kisumu Kenya in January/February 2014. During this visit we were also able to visit and encourage another orphanage project in Molo, Kenya...

2013

The “Arise and Shine” Orphanage and Community project, Kisumu, Kenya The alignment of the construction of the new road linked to the upgrading of the Kisumu Airport, which was threatening the “Arise and Shine” orphanage site in 2012 and causing huge dismay to all people affected, has been confirmed. In spite of all the efforts made to try to have it redirected, it will, in fact, run through the orphanage site, totally obliterating everything...

2012

On May 25th 2002 we not only celebrated our wedding but also embarked on our first fundraising project by asking our family and friends, to make donations for an orphan school we wanted to support in Uganda, instead of giving us wedding presents...

2011

We recently returned from a two month long working trip to the “Arise and Shine” Kogony Orphanage and Community project in Kisumu, Kenya. (January/February 2011) It was a joy to spend time with Nancy and Jonas and the 25 resident orphans (and 3 distant orphans.) The children are growing up so fast and met us with huge beaming smiles...

2010

What a year of achievements it has been for the “Arise and Shine” Kogony Orphanage and Community Project, situated in Kisumu on the edge of Lake Victoria. Thanks so much to the continued investment and support from Edinburgh Direct Aid (EDA), standing shoulder to shoulder with our New Dawn Association team, huge infrastructure improvements are taking place or are in the pipeline...

2009

We returned to France at the end of February 2009 from a three month (including Christmas 2008) working visit to the Kogony project, our second visit in the last 12 months, working beside Nancy and Jonas, the Kenyan leaders of the project. The time we spent with them was extremely productive and encouraging...

2008

After having to postpone our planned trip at the very last minute, due to the violence following the December elections in Kenya, we were able to rearrange our visit and spend the month of April 2008 with the Kogony project in Kisumu. For us it was a rich time of work and learning...

@ New Dawn Association 2017