Community Development

Community Development

Training Police and Teachers in Emergency First Aid in Ghana

As we started to prepare our schools and projects to re-open after COVID-19 our community in Ghana came aware of the lack of emergency first responders and first aider’s available within the community.  We set to work last month to train 18 teachers across four different schools. With COVID-19 showing a strain on emergency services …

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How can compost toilets and rainwater harvesting eliminate Typhoid in Fiji?

Many of us think luxury holiday destination when we think of Fiji but being stretched over many Islands makes it very difficult to build strong infrastructures. Many smaller Islands such as Moturiki have seen devastating outbreaks of typhoid and other health issues all relating to the lack of fresh water. Compost toilets initiative Traditionally we …

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How has COVID changed the world for UK charities?

It was business as usual for most UK charities in early 2020 before COVID-19 struck the world. In its wake, this deadly virus has left a devastating humanitarian crisis in all countries, especially the UK. Those infected with it face a severe threat to their lives. At the same time, it also puts extreme pressure …

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Virtual Volunteering is the New Norm

How can virtual volunteering add value?: As the pandemic struck our planet and the world seemed to come to a standstill, there were many of us who felt, suddenly we had more time. For many of us being stuck at home with limited contact fueled a desire to do something valuable and we began searching …

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Is Vermi Aquaponics the solution?

You’ve probably never heard of Vermi Aquaponics before right? Neither had I prior to learning about it just recently. However, once I understood what it was and what its purpose is, I was surprised it wasn’t more widely known and commonly used. Its impacts so far have been tremendous to those that have incorporated it …

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Education is the only way we grow but it comes at a cost. Can everyone afford it?

Education is such an important part of our lives, imagine if you were never taught how to talk, walk or even tie your shoes. Life would be very different and we believe everyone should have the right to an education as this is the biggest catalyst for us as a global society to tackle all …

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Virtual Fundraising for charities during COVID-19

In the era of coronavirus, every activity is greatly affected by social distancing and national lockdown, and fundraising is not an exception. A lot of charitable organizations have to cancel or transform their fundraising events because of social isolation policies, which results in a decrease in fundraising income. Therefore, during this time, it is necessary …

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Young People, Young Lives... The Future

Young People, Young Lives, Young Futures… A new partner, new project!

Introduction  Youth is the key transition period in all our lives. The transition from child to adult crossroads brings a number of life changing decisions to be made such as long term relationships, future education and career paths that reflect our potential employment and finance status. With the development of technology and demand on younger …

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Alarming Rise of Gender Based Violence during COVID-19

What is gender based violence and how many many people have experienced it? Is the result of normative role expectations and unequal power relationships between genders in society. Globally, 1 in 3 women worldwide have experienced physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence by any perpetrator in their lifetime. Why does …

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