DARREN ROY IS A TRUSTEE OF V17 FOUNDATION:
A CHARITABLE TRUST SUPPORTING ORPHANS & WIDOWS, AND ADVANCING EDUCATION FOR THE POOR WORLDWIDE.

Paul Sedgwick

ORPHANS

Led by the Chair of V17 Foundation, Paul Sedgwick, the charity contributes to the needs of a number of established homes for the welfare of orphaned children in India, Nepal, Guatemala, Nigeria and beyond.

Darren Roy giving food

WIDOWS

V17 provides to those on the periphery of society such as leper communities in India and Nepal.  V17 also aims to continue the work of training widows with skills for a sustainable income, where men are traditional providers. 

Darren Roy praying in India

EDUCATION

V17 Foundation supports the education of children around the world and works with local charities to manage the development of schools for the disadvantaged in some of the poorest communities. 

Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the LORD
...and He will reward them for what they have done
Proverbs 19 V17
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Paul Sedgwick, the chair of V17 Foundation, helping at a supported orphan project in Andhra Pradesh, India. 

Rev Darren Roy in Nigeria

Darren Roy receiving a yam (vegetable) from a widow in Nigeria as a gift for visiting.

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George Brettle, a V17 Foundation trustee visiting a school project in Africa, as part of an evaluation mission in 2017.

V17 Foundation continues the work originally inspired and supported by the Church at Emmanuel Christian Centre.