Health & Wellbeing

Health & Wellbeing

Corporate Partnership: Action Change and In2Africa breaking barriers across Africa

Join us as we provide support to life changing projects across Africa!  We are very excited to announce our partnership with In2Africa Distribution. In2Africa specialize in setting up sustainable distribution and sales channels for global footwear, fashion and lifestyle brands for the African market. Today the founders of in2Africa agreed to an exciting new partnership …

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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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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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COVID-19: Unsung Hero in South Africa

COVID-19 recently hit South Africa and with a high population of people living in overcrowded townships and high numbers of people living with HIV, AIDS and other serious health conditions this Country is in need of support from Unsung Heroes to help them survive the pandemic. Tyler, runs a wonderful school to support children from …

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One District Nurse for the whole of Dawasamu District. Capacity Building through Health Workers

GVI Trust Dawasamu Fiji Health Programme began in January 2018 the long-term objective to assist the local District Nurse on the health issues concerning the District of Dawasamu in accordance with the Ministry of Health’s annual objectives for this District. One area GVI Trust Dawasamu focuses on the capacity development of the community health workers.  …

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