CWU Humanitarian Aid – What we did in 2017

Please read the article below, or click here to download it as a PDF. 2017 has once again been a very eventful year for CWUHA, with a number of ongoing projects and three convoys to Lithuania and Moldova. In 2017 CWUHA helped to pay for a new roof for the Phoenix Centre, staff wages, staff […]

Posted: 12th March 2018

The Phoenix Centre – April 2017

On the 4th September 2014 the CWUHA trustees took a momentous decision that would change the lives of hundreds of disabled and disadvantaged children in Moldova. Working with the charity ‘Mad Aid’ and their partners ‘Moldova Aid’ we agreed to convert an old school building, which closed in 1995 after the collapse of the Soviet […]

Posted: 12th April 2017

Convoy Report – May 2016

This was my first convoy and I can honestly say it won’t be my last! We set off on Thursday the 12th May and all headed for Dover to catch the ferry to Calais. I was really apprehensive as to what to expect, but everyone made me feel welcome. Read the story of a convoy […]

Posted: 16th May 2016

CWUHA 2014 Trustees’ Annual Report

Bulgarian, Lithuanian and Romanian children’s homes and hospitals, Syrian refugees and Tanzanian school children are just some of the beneficiaries of a frenetic 2014 for CWUHA. But, CWUHA is not an organisation to sit on its laurels, we are already planning for an even busier 2015 – aiming to mark our 20th anniversary year with […]

Posted: 29th June 2015

Kilima Hewa School – 2015

Education is about progression, from the lowest level, step by step, until the individual reaches his or her objective level, in most cases as high a level as can be possibly achieved. The same is true of educational institutions and Kilima Hewa is no different. When Simpson Millar solicitor Sarah Grogan contacted Communication Workers’ Union […]

Posted: 16th March 2015

Lithuania Convoy – September 2012

We traveled to Lithuania to deliver aid to the Pabadre Children’s Care Home and ask their Director, Irina “What is the best message we can take back home?”.  We were in the midst of discussion over lunch when I chose to put this bold question through our translator and the answer was simple but profound. Find out what that answer […]

Posted: 17th September 2012

Bulgaria Convoy – May 2011

After filling our Lorries with aid, a task that is getting harder and harder with the recession biting but thanks to the help of our Region and our own Branch South East No3 we managed to fill our wagon full with goods asked for by the schools and orphanages we were helping. Find out how every little helped

Posted: 17th May 2011

Bulgaria Convoy – Sept 2009

They are almost without exception only found on a smaller scale and on the last page, of a road map of Europe. Vidin. Kula. Montana. Sofia. Kyustendil. Bulgaria is an overlooked country. Even our UK-bound sense of geography seems to bear it out.Read how we made a difference to these children lives

Posted: 17th September 2009

Lithuanian & Moldova Convoys – May 2007

Eric Parker reports on a trip that he will never forget to Vilnius and Jacqui Stewart tells her emotional story about the Transdniestria convoy.  Two very different stories that share a common cause and the same values. Read about their life changing experiences

Posted: 17th May 2007

Ukraine Convoy – September 2006

With a project this size the preparation takes months but the rewards more than make it all worth while.  Our aid convoy to Kiev and Chernihiv started at 5:30 on Thursday 7th September 2006. Read all about what happen on this convoy

Posted: 17th September 2006