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As a man walked along a deserted beach at sunset he could see a young boy in the distance and noticed that the boy kept bending down, picking something up and throwing it into the water. As the man approached, he was able to see that the boy was picking up starfish that had been washed up on the beach and, one at a time, he was throwing them back into the water. The man asked the boy what he was doing. The boy replied, ”I am throwing starfish back into the ocean, or else they will die”.

“There are thousands on this beach” said the man, “you can’t possibly make a difference.”

The boy bent down to pick up another starfish. As he threw it back into the sea he replied: “I made a difference to that one!

ABC Africa wants to make a difference to as many orphaned and vulnerable children as we can by simply and directly providing food, medication and education.

If you want to do something that is truly remarkable and life changing then join us and help make that difference.

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In this world where many of us have so much, there are still millions of children struggling to survive. With their enormous energy and remarkable capacity for empathy children hope and dream big: surely every child deserves not merely to survive but to thrive.