ORPHANED and sick children in Africa are to have a new home, thanks to help from Huddersfield-based garden centre Armitage's.
The business, which has centres in Birchencliffe and Shelley, has donated a powerful Strimmer to Lindley-based charity Hugs.
The charity provides homes and aid for children in developing countries.
The tool will help transform a 32-acre site in Ghana, West Africa, into a village that will provide a secure home for children.
The Mmoffra Trom project began four years ago and aims to develop land to provide five bungalows for orphaned children, three schools, a medical centre, animal farm, fruit orchard, recreation centre, adult literacy centre and fresh water well.
The charity has already raised £100,000 and is still fundraising.
But it also needs donations of garden hand tools and petrol- driven machinery.
Carol Gray, founder member and chair of the charity said: "The donation of a powerful strimmer will help clear overgrown areas and maintain the land, and is a great asset."
Quinton Armitage, director of the garden centre said: "It is a fantastic charity that has already achieved so much in other war torn countries."
Ring 01422 371402 or log onto www.hugstlc.com or