Over the past two decades, ACCA has delivered life-saving – and life-changing – therapies and medical aid to disadvantaged youngsters who either live below the poverty line, or are orphaned and in care, or who require specialist treatment that is not available to them through Social Services.”

ACCA charity has organised a back to school for children in need in the Algarve. The list of school essentials that are needed are: Backpacks, Reams of paper, Black A4 notebooks (plain, ruled and squared books), rulers, scissors, A4 files, pencil cases, felt-tipped pens, coloured pencils, calculator, compasses, set squares.

ACCA can also shop for you with 5 euros buying a backpack and 35 euros buying a backpack complete with contents. For more information or if you would like to donate, please contact Wanda Crawford on 919 617 995 or alternatively email accakid@gmail.com for their bank details.

The dates and drop-off points are from the 21st of August until the 4th of September. You can drop off school essentials at Curiosa Indoor&Outdoor, Troto, EN125, Almancil or at The Food Co in Almancil, Holiday Inn Algarve in Armação de Pêra, Iceland Overseas Supermercados in Guia, Castelo de Sonhos in Silves or Iceland Overseas Supermercados in Portimão.