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The John C Thomas (JCT) Children’s Foundation is a local non-governmental organisation charity, registered under the trustees incorporation act in Malawi.

The foundation was registered on 12th June 2001, with the Malawi Government under the trustees’ incorporation act of 1962. The John C Thomas Children’s Foundation is also a member of Council for Non-Governmental Organizations in Malawi (CONGOMA) and a member of Lilongwe District Executive Committee (DEC).

The Friends of John C Thomas Children’s Foundation is a UK registered charity, number 1132414 which raises funds for JCT Children’s foundation.




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We are currently looking for individuals or teams of runners willing to take part in a number of fundraising events during September – November, including the Wolf Run, Bristol Half Marathon, Cardiff 10k or Half Marathon and Birmingham Half Marathon.

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…to Julia Beamud, illustrator who published Miss Escotofina in 2013, has once again very kindly dedicated her time exclusively to the JCT for new a book titled La pandilla Natilla and the Puchi's missing shoe which is an amazing children’s story available for purchase at a cost of £6.99.

Every single penny of the proceeds from the sale of Julia’s books will be donated directly to the foundation.

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Cheltenham Half Marathon, 25th September 2016

The JCT is being supported by runners taking part in the forthcoming Cheltenham Half Marathon which is taking place on Sunday 25th September 2016 and we have a number of places available - http://www.cheltenhamhalf.co.uk.

The foundation will cover your entry fee and all we ask for in return is to raise a minimum of £150 in sponsorship

If you would like to get involved, please email for a runner registration form and instructions - emlyn@jctchildrensfoundation.org

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