Accomplish Blog

April 13, 2020

The current COVID-19 crisis is causing difficulties for everyone, and our thoughts to go out to those being most affected. As a charity, reduced fundraising opportunities are hitting us hard. Nearly 100% of our income goes to support relief activities in Africa, and al...

March 14, 2020

Join our team for the fantastic Prudential RideLondon on Sunday 16 August 2020 to help us provide life-changing support for children with disabilities and their families in Africa.

With a minimum pledge to raise £200 for the 46 mile route, or £500 for the 100 mile...

January 7, 2020

We're delighted to announce that the Academy of St Olaves, York, will be hosting a classical music concert as a fundraising event in aid of Accomplish in York, on the evening of Saturday 25th January.  The Academy are York's leading chamber orchestra, and on the night...

January 2, 2020

We are absolutely delighted to say that the  founder of Accomplish Children's Trust, Rebecca Cornish, has been awarded an MBE for her services to Africa and in recognition of her 10 years of work and dedication Accomplish in reaching Africa's children with disability.

November 19, 2019

Our Christmas campaign this year is in support of our secondary school project with our partners RAPCD. And we've split it into two ambitious targets:

  • The first aim is to raise money to equip the newly constructed Library with six computers costing £250 each. Acces...

October 17, 2019

As part of our 10 year celebration events, we held a day for supporters and members at York in late September, to share news on our progress and exciting new challenges for the next decade. We had a wonderful response, thank you to all of you that were able to come alo...

April 21, 2019

We live in a world of high speed communication. We can contact friends on the other side of the world simply and clearly. So it is extremely difficult for us to imagine what it must be like not to be able to communicate with anyone at all, even those who live in the sa...

February 2, 2019

Joakim was born blind but fortunately could hear, unlike his elder brother James who was born deaf and blind. The two boys have a strong bond of love and can often be found spending time together, although communication is of course very limited and their lives can be...

November 19, 2018

Accomplish Children’s Trust: the first 10 years

In the beginning ...... was £10 in the bank and a BIG dream..... to reach Africa‘s disabled children.

The beginning was November 2008.

Six of us grouped around a dining room table in York wondered if this dream could possibl...

November 11, 2018

This year marks Accomplish’s 10th anniversary. Founder Rebecca Cornish reflects on an amazing decade:

When I left Uganda in 2008, I promised two tiny rural self-help organizations—RAP-CD and SADICH—that I would try to raise funds to support their work. Back then, none o...

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