Action for Children and Communities in Africa

Supporting street and acutely vulnerable children in Kenya since 2004.

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  1. A visit from Daina!

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    The UK team were so happy recently to welcome Daina Kibera to the UK for the first time.  Daina oversees our projects in Kenya, working alongside the children and families that we support through the funding we deliver.  We were delighted to take Daina around our shops and show her where some of that funding comes from! […]

  2. New partnership with Rafiki Thabo Foundation

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    ACACIA UK is now working in partnership with another Oxfordshire-based charity called Rafiki Thabo Foundation. Since our foundation as Action for People in Conflict in 1995, we have gone through many changes, not least in our name. Over the years, we have worked in many countries with hundreds of vulnerable children. Thousands of people have […]

  3. Devastating fire at our Abingdon Shop

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    A fire has destroyed our popular Abingdon shop.  Police suspect arson and investigations continue. Although the shop may be out of action for some time, we hope to very soon have a temporary site in Abingdon so we can carry on bringing you the surprises and bargains you have come to  expect. Thank you to […]

  4. Emergency Appeal

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    ACACIA UK has launched an emergency appeal to raise funds to get a class of vulnerable street children in Thika, Kenya back into school. Click here to go to our appeal page. Please share.

  5. We are recruiting a new Retail Manager!

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    ACACIA UK is looking for a dynamic, flexible, and committed full time Reatail Manager for our shop in Cornmarket, Faringdon. If you have previous retail management experience, love charity retail, and are looking for a new challenge please take a look at the job description (see below) and apply by email telling us about your […]

  6. ACACIA UK is recruiting for new Trustees!

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      We are looking for a new chair for our Board of Trustees to support and develop our work over the next 3 – 5 years   We are also recruiting for additional Trustees with specific skills to complement those of our existing Board members.   Are you passionate about, committed to, and want to […]

  7. Exciting New Project in Kenya

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    Announcing a new year-long project to be implemented by ACACIA UK’s new partner KAIH (The Kenya Association for the Intellectually Handicapped). KAIH works directly with children in their communities and has a strong focus on social inclusion, empowerment and self-advocacy. The project will send out multidisciplinary teams in Thika and Nairobi to support 200 girls […]

  8. New Project Partner

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    We are delighted to be supporting the Autism Society of Kenya! With new funding from ACACIA UK they will be working over the coming year with children and their families affected by autism in Kiambu County. Together they will ensure that state schools in six sub counties offer children with a range of developmental disabilities […]