Thank You from the Children of our Compassionate Programme

The children who attend the Compassionate Programme at Ngong Hillside Academy has sent us this message to everyone who has donated money and time to our projects in Kenya.

You can watch the video here or search for The Bouncing Ball Trust channel on YouTube (please subscribe to the channel to be kept informed of other videos).

Digital Team meeting

On Sunday 3rd July, the Digital Team met to review our digital presence.  Good progress was noted on the website, Facebook page, and Twitter. The Team also noted the creation our YouTube channel and held a discussion on new potential new videos that could be uploaded.

 

The Digital Team agreed to meet during the weekend 30th/31st July.

Meeting with Jack Lopresti MP

On Friday 1st July we met with our local Member of Parliament, Jack Lopresti MP, to brief him on our projects in Kenya and the challenges we face.

 
 
 

Trustees' meeting

On 29th June, the Trustees held their first meeting since the AGM. We agreed on the allocation of responsibilities, discussed the Compassionate Programme, Feeding Programme and Reading Programme.  The Trustees agreed to the appointment of Mr Nathan Cable as our voluntary researcher and look forward to working with him.  We held a forward look to the year ahead.

Our next meeting shall take place on 14th September

Annual General Meeting 2016

The Trust held its inaugural Annual General Meeting on 18th June 2016 in Bradley Stoke, South Gloucestershire.  Those present at the meeting received the Trustees’ report on the past year, the Financial Accounts for 2014-2015 and held a useful discussion on fundraising opportunities for the year ahead.  Mr Chris Orman, Trustee, gave a presentation on the Trust’s recently formed partnership with the Teach A Friend To Read (TAFTR) charity to deliver one-to-one reading programmes throughout Kenya.

Members subsequently elected Mr Ewan McNab as Trustee for the 2016-2017 year and re-elected Ms Timea Pencz and Mr Chris Orman as Trustees for a further year.