Singer brings raggedy doll self-esteem movement to Mulbarton to inspire young children

Philipa Hanna with raggedy dolls she uses to promote self-esteem.

Philipa Hanna with raggedy dolls she uses to promote self-esteem. - Credit: Archant

An international signer is championing self-esteem with a south Norfolk church.

Songwriter Philippa Hanna has joined forces with Mulbarton Church through the Raggedy Doll Foundation - which she set up to promote self worth in young children.

On Friday, the Sheffield artist took to the stage at the village hall with her hit son, Raggedy Doll.

Tania Davies, who helped make the dolls, said: 'Every stitch was like a stitch of love by the ladies knowing that these dolls will go to children to give them hope.'

Miss Hanna said: 'We want every child to feel valuable and special.

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'By bringing people together for just a few hours – during a coffee morning, home group or alternative celebration perhaps – loving communities can encourage children in their worlds.'

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