Lady in Cheltenham sewing for children in Uganda

Moya Atkinson from Cheltenham is making dresses from pillow cases for an orphanage in Uganda. She works in hospitality but has always been very arty with table decorations and baby baskets as gifts. I asked her how she had heard about the orphanage and she told me that her son, Aaron had done the Ugandan marathon last year in aid of the orphanage and become involved in the charity called Tokens of Life Uganda.


Aaron sponsors a boy called Vinny who wanted a suit and Aaron organised a suit to be made for him and a dress for his mum. They have sent money to buy mattresses and Vinny really wanted a cake for Christmas which they organised.

Moya will be asking for donations of pillowcases to make more dresses soon. Watch this space!
The link to the charity is
Twitter @tokenlifeUg

Julie Kent MBE, Gloucester

Vinny with his birthday cake

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