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Many people at St John's, St Leonard's, St Paul's and Holy Trinity churches; Seaford College, Southbourne Infants, and Philip Howard schools are enjoying sponsoring children and teachers at YACAN and YASAH. Sponsor a Child or Teacher

Mrs Sandra Gooding raised an amazing £401 for BEATS when she asked for donations on the celebration of her 80th Birthday in May. Well done, Sandra!

Ty Bourne, aged 7 raised £260 for food for YASAH by doing a sponsored run. He ran in the Colour Run at Wisborough Green on the 7th May. Well done Ty!


St Richards's Hospital, Chichester Carol, Michelle and Jane, the 3 midwives here, are supporting Ingati, one of the students who is studying to be a midwife. They organised a cake sale on 5th May 2017, The Day of the Midwife, raising £200 for BEATS.


St Stephen's Church, North Mundham and St Leodegar's Church, Hunston knitted approximately 50 soft toys for the children at YACAN children's home. Steve, Jane and Naomi Everard took them out when they visited the projects in April 2017. Right - Some of the children at YACAN with these lovely gifts.

Southbourne Lions donated a selection of fun toys for the children, which were taken out to Indonesia in April 2017. On the right Hemat and Merlinus can be seen playing with them.

Bosham Youth Group (BYG) held a sleepover on the 24th March in Holy Trinity Church Bosham, raising over £400 for two Indonesian students who are going to train to be mechanics. The pictures alongside show some of the BYG children when Sarah Page (BEATS' Chair) visited them and talked to them about the work of BEATS.

Year 2 at College Park Infant School, Portsmouth are partnering with Class 2 at YASAH. The partnership will enable children in both schools to learn about life in a different country, and also the children will be able to write to one other. The YASAH Year 2 class can be seen on the right.

Bosham Primary School held their own Olympics day in 2016 raising funds for BEATS

Ark Dickens Primary Academy, Portsmouth have provided YASAH with some sports kits and teaching aids, which were taken out to them in April 2016. Left and below some of the children can be seen wearing the new strip, and on the right one of the classes with the new resources.

A Dentist from Southbourne provided enough toothbrushes for all of the children at YACAN and YASAH. That's over 200 toothbrushes! A really practical gift that makes so much difference. Pictured on the right are the children at YACAN.

The Sydney and Phyllis Goldberg Memorial Trust provided funding through BEATS towards these new science and computer laboratories. These will enable the preparation of some of the older students for university; BEATS are looking for more sponsors to help these aspiring individuals to realise their potential, see the Sponsor a Child page. Right: Head of Chemistry, Dartin Tarigan, receives some of the equipment from Sarah Page.

Southbourne Infants School donated some educational clocks and other educational resources for the YASAH Key Stage 1 children. The photo shows the Kindergarten and Year 1 classes and teachers in the playground with the items which were taken to the school Easter 2015 - there are more pictures on the YASAH page.

Note: BEATS will always strive to ensure that donations are used as requested, but reserve the right to allocate them elsewhere should circumstances dictate.

Regular supporters of BEATS:

St John's Church, Southbourne, West Sussex. Visit: St John's Church Southbourne

Seaford Prep School, Seaford College, Nr Petworth, West Sussex. Visit: Seaford College Prep School

St Leonard's Church, Horsham, West Sussex. Visit: St Leonard's Church Horsham

Southbourne Lions Club, Southbourne, West Sussex. Visit: Southbourne Lions Club

Bosham Primary School, Bosham, West Sussex. Visit: Bosham Primary School

Holy Trinity Church, Bosham, West Sussex. Visit: Holy Trinity Church Bosham

Southbourne Infant School, Southbourne, West Sussex. Visit: Southbourne Infant School

St Paul's Church, Chichester, West Sussex. Visit: St Paul's Church Chichester

Philip Howard Catholic High School, Barnham, West Sussex. Visit: Philip Howard High School Barnham

Ark Dickens Primary Academy, Portsmouth, Hants. Visit: Ark Dickens Primary Academy

College Park Infant School, Portsmouth. Visit: College Park Infant School, Copnor

St Stephen's Church, North Mundham, West Sussex. Visit: St Stephen's Church, N. Mundham

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