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Children helping children

Girls of a New chapel opened  in Wales
Heard about the struggle that two sisters in Uganda heed
A two hour round trip down mountain and vales
Twice a day to get 20 litre of water for  family needs.

So they baked cakes organised fund raising 
The colliery band and local choir helped them out
Even had a sponsored walk up Pen-y-fan *carrying
Water bottles to emulate the Uganda girls plight

They raised £1500 in a short time
Handing it over to the Tear Fund chairman
This will go towards a storage tank for water, that's fine
Plus Spring wells to alleviate some of the problem

This is news that shows the good grace of these children
The wanting to help the less fortunate.
The ability to think of others, finding a way to help
Giving up their time to raise money to donate

* pen-y-fan is in the Brecon Beacons a desolate area where the SAS do their training

Penned  20 October 2014


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  1. Date: 10/24/2014 10:29:00 PM

    You have written this write so very masterfully my friend! I really enjoyed reading your delightful poem here this evening! What a brilliant piece Seren! It's nice to see children helping out those in need, makes your heart melt just hearing about it! Great Work!!
  1. Date: 10/24/2014 1:54:00 PM

    Hi Seren I`m Greg new to poetry soup. I enjoyed this poem. Its amazing how we teach and show children the many ways of life. Its by our example that they learn. thank you for sharing.
  1. Date: 10/24/2014 7:03:00 AM

    What a inspiring poem. That is a great story :)
  1. Date: 10/24/2014 3:56:00 AM

    It always warms my heart seeing children taking initiative and trying to help in the world...hugs Tim
  1. Date: 10/24/2014 3:41:00 AM

    What an inspirational story Seren so wonderful hear things like this happening:-) Hugs Jan You should get this published in the local paper Seren :-) Hugs jan xxx
  1. Date: 10/24/2014 2:57:00 AM

    It is always such a blessing to help those in need. Well done to these children and well done to you Seren for this poem. Hugs "B"