FRIENDS OF SCOTLAND CHILDREN

OUR SUPPORTED KIDS WORLD WIDE

THROUGH CHARITY ADOPCE NA DALKU

At every Burns Night we conduct a charity auction. The proceeds of the auction go to support individual underprivileged children world wide via the charity Adopce na dálku. These are the ‘Friends of Scotland’ children.


Donations to date:

2012: 21,400 Kč • 2013: 23,000 Kč • 2014: 40,000 Kč • 2015: 50,000 Kč

Venona D'Souza

India • Born: 2.5.1997

Venona likes to study English. Her favourite activity is helping grandma cleaning at home. Her mother is missing, dad is a bricklayer

Gabriel Chimusanya

Zambia • Born: 6.5.2002

Gabriel likes to study mathematics. His favourite activity is making toys. His parents work in the fields & dad is lame. He lives with his aunt. He told us in 2015 that he would like to become a priest.  

Thiona Moonga

Zambia • Born: 22.9.2003

Thiona is in 1st grade. She lost her father & mother is an epileptic so she lives with grandmother. Her favourite activity is washing dishes!

Gordon, Jana and Alex meet Thiona and Gabriel - together with their counsellor and the Czech charity representative - for lunch in Lusaka,
Gordon, Jana and Alex meet Thiona and Gabriel - together with their counsellor and the Czech charity representative - for lunch in Lusaka,
The three kids try out the Riders for Health motorcycles that Gordon is about tot ride across Zambia
The three kids try out the Riders for Health motorcycles that Gordon is about tot ride across Zambia
We bring many gifts from the Czech Republic.
We bring many gifts from the Czech Republic.
Everyone got their very own 'Angry Bird' as well as other toys, games and some practical assistance in the form of cash to their case worker
Everyone got their very own 'Angry Bird' as well as other toys, games and some practical assistance in the form of cash to their case worker
Alex and Gabriel engage in a game of snakes and ladders
Alex and Gabriel engage in a game of snakes and ladders
Thin shares a photo of her aunt and home
Thin shares a photo of her aunt and home
Each also got a football, which will make them very popular at home!
Each also got a football, which will make them very popular at home!
Gabriel is a big football fan and loves to play. He couldn't believe his new trainers - formerly owned by a Juventus player!
Gabriel is a big football fan and loves to play. He couldn't believe his new trainers - formerly owned by a Juventus player!
Gordon, Jana & Alex bid Gabriel and Thiona goodbye
Gordon, Jana & Alex bid Gabriel and Thiona goodbye

Gordon & Jana had a unique opportunity to visit our Zambian kids in person. We were in Zambia to do a charity motorcycle ride for Riders for Health, whom we support as part of our business Pole Position Travel.

On 29 April 2015, we met in Lusaka.  See more photos on our Zambian blog.