Entries by Rachel Blackmore

March 2015 – Visit to ‘Tostan’ Workshops on Community-led Development

  In March Laangakwa and I (Rachel) went to Senegal as participants in Tostan’s (www.tostan.org) first training workshops. Molly Melching (Tostan’s founder and CEO) and her team were inspirational in imparting their aim of ‘Dignity for All’ and teaching the methodology for their ‘Community Empowerment Program’ (CEP). This program gives non-formal education in the local […]

February 2015 – Fundraising Barn Dance

Our WTWT Barn Dance on February 28th raised a wonderful £2011. Many thanks to all who helped with the evening, to the amazing band Myckryck and to all those who attended, bought raffle tickets and danced the night away. The money raised will be used to fund the Community Health Education Programme, which will enable […]

January 2014 Newsletter – Sexual Health Workshops

  NEWSLETTER                                           January 2014 Dear All Happy New Year! Following on from our last newsletter I am now able to report that the training we ran in Monduli in December, at the community’s request, went very well. It was enthusiastically received, with much participation from all attending. It was on the sensitive issues of sexual […]

September 2013 Newsletter – Second Loan Training

NEWSLETTER                                           September 2013 Dear Loyal Supporters I have just returned from another moving and useful visit to our projects in Ngorongoro, Tanzania. This time our children came with us, which was really helpful. We were able to discuss things together with our co-ordinators Ponja and Embapa and to hear about community plans for the best […]

June 2012 Newsletter – First Irkeepusi Loans

Newsletter June 2012 Dear Loyal Supporters Many thanks for your encouragement and support over the last 6 months. Your many donations have enabled us to continue with our projects for poverty relief. Our barn Dance raised £2538 and the clothing collected so far has raised £300. Well done! I have just returned from another successful […]