Action for Children and Communities in Africa

Supporting street and acutely vulnerable children in Kenya since 2004.

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ACACIA UK is now working in partnership with Rafiki Thabo Foundation. Read more about Rafiki Thabo.

Latest News

  1. All shops open again – including Abingdon!

    We are delighted that all three shops re-opened in the first week of July after the recent lockdown.  Our Abingdon shop is looking particularly spectacular after a total refurbishment following the fire in 2017.  We have put COVID-specific safety measures in place in all three of our shops, both on the shop floor and also […]

  2. November 2019 Newsletter

    Please click here to read an exciting round-up of what the ACACIA UK team have been up to over the past months.

  3. Assistant Shop Manager required!

    We are looking for an Assistant Shop Manager to work two days per week in our busy and popular shop in Faringdon, with opportunities available for additional hours to cover annual leave. The hours will usually be Mondays and Sundays with some flexibility. Full training will be provided. If you have drive, enthusiasm and determination […]

  4. A visit from Daina!

    The UK team were so happy recently to welcome Daina Kibera to the UK for the first time.  Daina oversees our projects in Kenya, working alongside the children and families that we support through the funding we deliver.  We were delighted to take Daina around our shops and show her where some of that funding comes from! […]

  5. New partnership with Rafiki Thabo Foundation

    ACACIA UK is now working in partnership with another Oxfordshire-based charity called Rafiki Thabo Foundation. Since our foundation as Action for People in Conflict in 1995, we have gone through many changes, not least in our name. Over the years, we have worked in many countries with hundreds of vulnerable children. Thousands of people have […]

  6. Finance and Admin Officer

    We are recruiting for a Finance and Administration Officer, to work 15 hours a week.  For more details please click here.

  7. Devastating fire at our Abingdon Shop

    A fire has destroyed our popular Abingdon shop.  Police suspect arson and investigations continue. Although the shop may be out of action for some time, we hope to very soon have a temporary site in Abingdon so we can carry on bringing you the surprises and bargains you have come to  expect. Thank you to […]

  8. Emergency Appeal

    ACACIA UK has launched an emergency appeal to raise funds to get a class of vulnerable street children in Thika, Kenya back into school. Click here to go to our appeal page. Please share.

  9. We are recruiting a new Retail Manager!

    ACACIA UK is looking for a dynamic, flexible, and committed full time Reatail Manager for our shop in Cornmarket, Faringdon. If you have previous retail management experience, love charity retail, and are looking for a new challenge please take a look at the job description (see below) and apply by email telling us about your […]