Kind-hearted local plumber kits out the kids of Kenya

first_imgA Letterkenny plumber has set up his own squad of potential star footballers – in the heart of Africa!Paul McBrearty has returned from a volunteering project with the Ray of Sunshine Foundation in Kenya, where he left behind a thoughtful gift from Donegal for the local boys.Paul had joined a team of local volunteers this month to build a Rescue Home for Boys used in the sex trafficking industry in Mombasa, Kenya. The project brought together groups of skilled tradespeople from Ireland to assist in the worthwhile and rewarding experience throughout January and February. Ray of Sunshine Foundation 2018 project in KenyaRay of Sunshine Foundation 2018 project in KenyaRay of Sunshine Foundation 2018 project in KenyaSpeaking to Donegal Daily on his return, Paul said: “The generosity from everyone was amazing, everyone was so kind in their good wishes and donation and I am delighted to say I raised €3,735 and I would really like to thank each and every person for their support.“The community in Kenya were so welcoming to us. When we arrived they all came out to greet us and the children were so excited to get the few gifts we were all able to bring in our luggage.“As some of the pictures will show I was able to bring out some jerseys for the children, so a part of Donegal will stay with them.”Ray of Sunshine Foundation 2018 project in KenyaThe Ray of Sunshine Foundation is an Irish charity which gives life-changing opportunities to the poorest of the poor in underdeveloped countries, some of whom have been victims of abuse and others trafficked in the sex trade from as young as age three. Teams undertake building projects such as schools and rescue homes to empower children and give them a chance at a brighter and better future.To find out more about the Ray of Sunshine Foundation, visit www.rayofsunshine.ieKind-hearted local plumber kits out the kids of Kenya was last modified: February 21st, 2018 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegal jerseysKenyaPaul McBreartyPlumberray of sunshinelast_img read more