The vision we share and the transparency in how we go about it is very important to us here at Bright Star Foundation…


The Bright Star Foundation acknowledges the generous contribution of our community here in Launceston, Tasmania. We appreciate your help with helping us raise awareness and raise funds to support the children of South Sudan.

All funds raised are kept in a bank account under the Foundation’s name here until it is safe to travel to South Sudan and deliver materials to our schools. All members of the Bright Star Foundation Executive Committee are volunteers and do not benefit financially from donations or events. When it safe to travel, two of our committee members (usually Besta and Kerryal) embark on a long journey from Launceston to South Sudan to personally deliver the funds to our four schools and/or buy materials on the ground and deliver them to the schools.

The Bright Star Foundation funds are not used for these trips in any way. Our members travel at their own costs. The only times Bright Star Foundation funds may be used is to maintain our website which is currently being developed and will be launched shortly. We aim to network with volunteers in the community who are able to help us with this technical side of the foundation and avoid these costs in the future.

Thank you for your ongoing support.

Bright Star Foundation Committee



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