Why do 60% of UK public think overseas Aid wasted?

The British government pledged to ring fence its Overseas Aid of  0.7% of national income. To  date the British public continue to ask why is that? In fact in a recent BBC Radio 4 interview , Andrew Mitchell The Secretary of state for International Development DFID … Read More

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What they said about us

Sally Church: Ida is the bees knees of networkers and suppliers, seriously. She is also hard working, kind, thoughtful and a joy to be with. A few days before Christmas, I contected her by email desperate for some beautiful silk … Read More

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Business fights poverty in South Sudan

South Sudan is the newly formed country in Africa and has been recognised by the UN and the international community unlike Somaliland . But the question on everyone’s lips is WHAT NEXT FOR SOUTH SUDAN?  this 25 minute video clip from the … Read More

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Do NGOs have a role in food distribution?

This post is also part of the #30 day blogging challenge series and today we are looking at creating catchy headlines. In the last post I asked you what  topics you would like me to cover on this blog and whilst … Read More

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What should I write about next?

In this instalment of the #30 Day blogging  challenge you the readers of this blog get a chance to suggest topics for me to cover here. By way of a reminder this blog is about  Poverty in Africa as well as my work … Read More

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Are you ready for summer?

Nearly there with the 30 day blogging challenge and today is all about headings and best sellers. Not an easy one this as we have a few best sellers. This summer the straw hat has been the top seller. It … Read More

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Why are 2 million Ugandan children starving?

Today we return to the 30 day blogging challenge and we are at task 19 and the social media media support supremo Nikki Pilkington has challenged us to use anchor text for this post I have selected a question that … Read More

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African textile and high end fashion

Exciting times here at Ethnic Supplies. A little over a year I was introduced to an Artist in Uganda his name is Fred Mutebi. Fred  works with wood and is passionate about bark cloth.  This is a fabric native to … Read More

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Food, Disease and Poverty in Africa

Today we are looking at TAGS in Nikki P’s 30 day blogging challenge and oh if you missed yesterday’s posthere it is .  Nikki describes TAGS as key words for your blog and advises that each posts should have 4 or … Read More

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Spreading the word

Hmmm, it has been  way too quiet here for several reasons- but hopefully that will not happen again.  I will promptly pick up where I left off- NIKKI P’s  30 Day Blogging challenge, here is the last post Today’s challenge … Read More

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