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|Donations in kind 1,002kg (2,209lbs) of clothes and toys were donated by parents from Latvian School in London, London Latvian families and other beneficiaries. Hotel 72QT in London managed by Latvian Welfare Fund supported us with temporary storage. Local Latvian man & van helped to transport donations to airport. airBaltic supported shipment to Latvia. Latvian Children’s Fund coordinated logistics in Latvia. Goods in process of being distributed among 6 crisis centres in Riga, Talsi, Dobele, Sigulda, Ogre and Koknese.
Strategy consultations for charities in Latvia: we have introduced SOS Childrens Villages Latvia with the head of a large UK based charity Olave Baden-Powell Society for strategy development and fundraising consultation session held in Riga in Dec 2014.