Category: Blog

Why Help Syrian Refugees?

Tranquil Normality Amira, her husband, three sons, a younger daughter, a daughter-in-law and an infant granddaughter escaped to Jordan in June. Prior to fleeing from her country she had to see a doctor so left her daughter, who is in…

The Why of Opthalmic Training

Importance of Health Education This story highlights the importance of health education among the ordinary people of Afghanistan and the impact that training like the Ophthalmic Technician Training Programme has on people. In 2016 there was a female candidate for…

Medical Training in Africa & Asia Expands

The demand upon the expertise and experience of Dr Judith Yoh and her wonderful team continues to grow in Africa and South Asia. Imagine you are with them through the events summarised below, training local doctors and brining benefit to…

Medical Training Opportunities Abound

Good Reason to Smile Colourful dresses, bright buckets and smiling faces; what a great picture. The ladies in the photo above have all had VVF repairs – as evidenced by their indwelling catheters running into their brightly coloured buckets. They…

My Father’s House and Jan Buchanan

Dear friend and supporters, Summer is here and we are seeing new growth and an abundance of flowers. We are also seeing transformations and looking forward to taking new territory, after a long, difficult winter. Been There, Done That Firstly,…

The Moving Story of Kosal and Chandra

Kosal – an abandoned Cambodian wife Kosal is a woman in her late thirties who makes a living selling fried bananas on the streets of Siem Reap from a mobile cart. She’s spent most of her adult life moving from…

Family Development Programme – Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Things we Take for Granted Family relations, parents caring for their children, cooking, a good diet, cleaning, working together and budgeting are all things we take for granted. The Family Development Program undertakes to make these things a normal way…

New Hope Orphanage Self-sufficiency – Bangladesh

A recent visit from Kalyan Biswas, manager of the Orphanage Self-sufficiency Project in Vadun, Gazipur, Bangladesh brought the HADA board up to date with developments in Vadun. Boys will be boys Every Friday the boys are visited at their “home”…

Zambia – Oasis Project Update

Chicken Shed “Coming out of it’s Shell” There was a delay in getting the chicken shed work underway but now all is going well as funds are in hand. They are presently lining it with chicken wire and putting irrigation…

Grace Care Programme – Kampala – Paths to the Future

Paving the Way The making of paving bricks has commenced using the funds sent from HADA in August. Work has also started on drainage and paving a path to avoid muddy ground around the school. It is encouraging to see…