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ANNOUNCING OUR PATRON – THE HON HIEU VAN LE AC
We are thrilled to announce that the Hon. Hieu Van Le AC has accepted the role of Patron of Bright Futures. Mr Hieu was Governor of South Australia from 2014 to 2021. Mr Hieu and his wife Lan are widely known for their kindness, encouragement and hospitality toward people from all walks of life. Bright Futures Chair, Sarah Spiker said, “We are deeply honoured that Mr Hieu has accepted this position. His compassion for those who are marginalised and suffer, borne of personal experience and a life of community service, will provide insights that will greatly enrich the life and work of Bright Futures and our partners in India, Kenya, Uganda and Pakistan.” Please see below a short video message from our patron.
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Bright Futures Child Aid & Development Fund Australia is an Australian based Christian aid and development agency working to provide education and development opportunities for children and communities in poverty. Bright Futures currently operates in four countries – India, Pakistan, Kenya and Uganda. Bright Futures works with its overseas development partners in providing a wide range of programs relevant to local needs. These programs include schooling, health clinics, clean water projects, vocational training, self-help groups and much more.
Bright Futures partner group, Dorcas Creation has helped lift hundreds of women from the Mararui and Mathare slums in Nairobi out of poverty through vocational and business skills that build confidence and help earn an income. For just $25 a month you can join the “Uniting Dynamic Women” project and support up to four women each year through vocational and business skills training.
In India, Bright Futures partner group, the Bangalore City Mission supports the education of nearly 1,000 children. At just $42 per month you can help a child living in poverty receive a life changing education and help for their family and community through community development projects that provide healthcare, training and clean water. For more information call Deb at the Bright Futures office – (08) 7225 7175
Lukodi Health Centre, a project of Bright Futures and its partner in Northern Uganda, the Bishop Onweng Onono Foundation is in an area where access to health services are limited and many people die of preventable diseases. The Centre has a focus on birthing services for mothers and babies. The partnership also focuses on the education of the children of South Sudanese refugees living in exile in Northern Uganda.
In Pakistan, Bright Futures partners with the Christian Fellowship of Pakistan (CFP) in providing schooling for more than 200 children in a poor rural community. The school has a significant focus on the education of girls and has classes up to Year 10.
To learn more about Bright Futures projects, call CEO Jack Snelling 0457 528 800 or Paul Madden on 0411 740 549.
Postal Address: PO Box 3071, Rundle Mall SA 5001
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