Edgware Broadwalk Opticians makes donations to Kenya through African Adventures
Staff at Specsavers Edgware Broadwalk collected gifts for children in Nakuru, Kenya for a charity trip to the region.
The team called upon all local residents to get involved and donate clothes, specifically unused underwear, flip-flops and caps, to the store to ake on their visit to the country.
African Adventures The trip is part of African Adventures, a volunteer travel organisation in which volunteers help out with community projects in developing areas of Ghana, Kenya and Zanzibar.
Sasha’s eye-opening trip
Sasha Cutten, who is also a trainee nurse, flew out to Nakuru on 21st March to work with the children, build a classroom and deliver the all-important donations.
Traci Atnip, store director said: ‘We would like to thank all of our customers for their kind-hearted gifts and support throughout this appeal. It has been wonderful to watch the people of the local area come together to help others less fortunate than themselves.’
Sasha Cutten, also said: ‘I was so grateful to be given the opportunity to travel to Kenya and help the children! It really was a life changing experience and it really puts things in perspective. I am proud to have been be a part of it.’