A young Hong Kong widow, struggling to manage after losing her husband to cancer, told us she desperately longed to find a piano for her talented young son. A devoted mother, she had organised piano lessons, subsidised at a cheap rate, and bought him a little battery operated keyboard. “He plays it like he’s addicted to it!” she told us. Clearly, though, as he learned more, it could not support his need to practise. We don’t always have pianos in stock. The day before her visit, however, a piano had, as it happens, been donated to us. The timing was superb.

That’s one of the things we love about this work. Even a single donation, rightly placed, can be instrumental in another’s life. In this case, a young boy may see his talent flourish in ways that would otherwise be outside his reach.

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Through their work with 90 community-based organisations in 34 countries, SERRV gives thousands of disadvantaged people the opportunity to sell their products so they can support themselves.

Moldova: Supporting elderly and people with disabilities

Supporting elderly and people with disabilities This shipment feedback has arrived! Click here to read more. Despite dramatic improvements in poverty rates in...

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Benin: Empowering women and youth

Shipment feedback: Benin, bordered by Togo and Nigeria in West Africa, is rich in natural beauty but is one of the world’s...

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Cameroon: Caring for communities in conflict

Shipment feedback: Recent conflicts in some parts of Cameroon in recent years have not only caused devastating loss of life and trauma...

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Tanzania: Education and job training

Shipment feedback: Youth unemployment is a serious problem in the Northern region of Tanzania where much of the population rely on subsistence...

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