Our new school in George Brook [Safe Place in the Hills] is almost complete! ... Building Trust International has delivered the final designs for A Safe Place on Stilts, our flood-proof school in Kroo Bay. With Ebola on the decline and the rainy season approaching, we're ready to start!
Afterwards Jane, who organised the seminar with Evanson, told us that the mysterious woman was a ‘cutter’ who was there berating the women who attended about how we were ruining her business and that she got 400/= per girl she mutilated and that the women needed to tell us to leave.
Sustainable Rural Community Organisation (SURCOD) is a grassroots NGO in Malawi which is very concerned with the xenophobic attacks which are currently taking place in the Republic of South Africa. We are writing to condemn the barbaric behaviour which some people in South Africa are showing by harassing as well as killing foreigners living in South Africa.
The girls were armed with the information that would make it possible for them to argue against anyone trying to talk them into being subject to FGM. Phyllis also made sure that they knew where to turn to if they needed help, and which chief, police station etc. was closest.
“We have to speak the same language; the language of unity, peace and love of human beings.... we have to understand that our neighbour needs peace just like any other person.. Our region needs us for its peaceful and lasting development." Ezechiel Mushagalusa, COFAPRI.
Ever since I have known Marty, from back in 2005, his great desire to support and help improve the lives of many poor students and needy children has been immense, despite him not having any job for all those years, but from his little savings, he has touched lives...
"Mama, now you can understand that we all here are now able to master some basic sewing skill... Can’t you see you are wonderful and we have reasons to praise you and COFAPRI! Sewing is helping us reduce consumption and utilize reused materials..."
Five case studies written by Sewa Development Trust Sindh volunteers, who are engaged in a programme entitled 'Take a Child to School' - Ilm-Possible, implemented by the British Council Pakistan in close partnership with other organisations.