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The school summer holidays are upon us once again (where does the time go?!), and with them, so begins the almost daily request for treats and ice creams at the park and on days out with the children. Whilst I want them to have an enjoyable summer holiday, I dont want the laissez faire parenting […]

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In early May I travelled to Kigali to meet with one of the biggest supporters of our Rwanda programme, Starbucks, and show them the impact they’re having on communities first-hand. There are still 4 million people in Rwanda who don’t have access to clean water and many of them live in urban or peri-urban districts. […]

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I was incredibly privileged to travel to Malawi at the start of April with a group of volunteers from Cisco (a worldwide leader in IT and networking) and their families. It was such an amazing group to be a part of, with people from all over the world and all walks of life from someone […]

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It’s easy to take food and drink for granted. If I think back to the bank holiday weekend, I enjoyed ribs at a pop-up food market on Saturday, an M&S “Dine in for two” meal on Monday and a variety of fruit, vegetables and olives from all around the world throughout the weekend, mostly washed […]

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It never fails to amaze me the hope that people have and the opportunities that people create when facing the harsh circumstances that life deals them. I meet such inspiring people on our insight trips and my recent trip to Nairobi was no exception. One of the programmes that we visited while we were there […]

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Hopefully you’ve been reading the incredible blog posts uploaded recently by Harry, from his trip visiting our projects across Ghana, Kenya and Rwanda. If you haven’t, stop reading this blog and check out one of his – they’re much more interesting! At the time of my writing I’ve only managed a quick Monday morning catch […]

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For a while now the buzzword in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector has been ‘systems’. Two of our team went to see a systems-led approach to getting water to communities a year or so ago and I must confess I didn’t get their enthusiasm. Having just been to Rwanda to see ‘systems’ we’ve […]

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