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Ebola starts to subside…

  The President Speaks On Thursday 22nd January, Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Karoma announced that he would lift the quarantine in place due to the Ebola outbreak. “Restrictions on movement will be eased to support economic activity,” he said.…

A Scan Can Save a Life

  Heartfelt Thanks Our heartfelt thanks to all at ‘HADA’ for the most kind donation of 100,000 ugx (Ugandan Shillings). The timing of this money couldn’t be better: as you know I run a project called Rwenzori Women for Health,…

Kazakhstan Update

Here’s our latest update from the “Open Doors Community Centre” in Astana, Kazakhstan – a place for young adults, couples and parents to gain employable skills and life skills. English Conversation Club The English Conversation Club is chugging along well.…

Nepal – Breast-feeding Week

  An Annual Event World Breastfeeding Week was first celebrated in 1992 and is now held every year from August 1-7 in up to 170 countries to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies. This year ACN: Health Promotion…

Production at the Oasis

  Sowing and Reaping Good news from our Oasis Care farm in Ndola, Zambia,  where tomatoes continue selling well, with a new crop having been planted. Onions are just about ready to harvest and 80 new banana plants are ready…

Caring enough to Care

  Dayuan’s Hope of Tomorrow A young man called Dayuan started to come to our HOT Spot (Hope of Tomorrow). Daniel met him on the street while the young man was selling some stuff. He doesn’t know his own exact…

Too Cold for Snowmen!

  Cold News from Kazakhstan Well, ironically, it’s too cold to build snowmen! Usually we can only build snow men in the early part of winter and towards the end when temperatures are a little warmer. When it gets down…

An Artist, TB and CATS

  TB doesn’t discriminate Forty year old Govinda Chaudhari, lives in Ghorahi with his wife and children who are Christians even though he isn’t. He has good skills in art, which is his profession and the main source of income…

Khima Pun – Pigkeeper

  Frustrated Expectations Khima Pun, along with her husband, 3 daughters and 2 sons, migrated from the poor, remote, conflict affected district of Rukum to Dang in 2005, hoping for a better life. Her husband is a farmer who farms…

From the eye of the Ebola storm!

  It is very early morning here in Freetown. Everything is quiet now, but only a few hours ago the whole city was experiencing bright lightening with earth shaking thunder which sounded like canon fire exploding in the air. The…