Our vision is to empower orphaned children through sustainable solutions, shifting the mindset from dependency towards a self sufficient, more hopeful future. 

Potters Barn

Potters Barn is a holiday cottage that sits at the entrance to ‘Red Lane’ part of the ancient Corfe Castle Common. 100% of the profits of your stay will go to our work with orphaned children. So Book Now!


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Hope 21 Families

Every Year we welcome 15 new orphaned families onto our Child Headed Families Project. These families need your support!


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Child Headed Families project

Child headed families are where one or both parents have died, often from HIV or other impacts of extreme poverty, leaving the eldest child with responsibility for all of their siblings.


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Our impact


Orphaned children supported every year 


Orphaned children supported since we started


Meals provided every year 

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Latest news

  • Skills Training Graduation 2021

    Every year on our child headed families project our team of social workers offer our 3rd year families the chance to spend time training at our vocational school. This training offers nationally recognised qualifications in carpentry, tailoring and brick laying. Read more

  • Covid Medical Centre

    Edith's Hope – with funding from YouSeq– are currently building a covid medical unit to support the fight against COVID-19, and other diseases. Read more

Latest events

  • Hogchester Meadows

    Open through the flowering season, dawn til dusk, May, June and July. Relax and have a coffee and cake. Saturdays: 11:00am -3:00pm Fun nature-based activities for all the family! Read more

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