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100 year’s of International Women’s day- Jacqueline’s story

In these series we celebrate 100 years of International Women’s day by looking at the lives of the women behind the fabulous products at Ethnic Supplies Yesterday we met Lillian and I would like to introduce you to  Jacqueline Jacqueline … Continue reading

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African women’s reproductive health

January and February were emotionally hard months. I left Uganda and headed back to UK. The day I arrived I got a phone call from home telling me that my cousin Doreen was seriously ill in a Ugandan hospital and … Continue reading

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100 years of International Womens Day- Sabina’s story

As we count down to 100 years of International Women’s day, in this series of posts we bring you the personal stories of the women behind our fabulous products. We introduced you to Joy yesterday and today  we take you … Continue reading

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100 years of International Women’s day- Lillian’s story

International Women’s Day is 100 years old and the question on everyone’s mind is how have things changed for women during that time. As we count down to International Women’s day I will  introduce you to one by one of … Continue reading

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Food Shortages in Uganda?

Food shortages have made headlines in the news recently. The debates appears to be split into 2 schools of thought. Says that with need to grow more food as the population grows it is likely that there will not be … Continue reading

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Why the Millennium Development Goals will not be achieved

The most recent posts here have covered a new kind of empowerment that sees folk at the grassroots having their say through a VILLAGES IN ACTION conference. In the last post I told you about how the actual day went … Continue reading

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Villages in Action- the day the villagers had their say

The Villages in Action Conference (VIA), is the brain child of Teddy Ruge of Project Diaspora and was held in Kikuube Village Grounds, Masindi, Uganda on 27 November 2010. The conference was co sponsored by Orange Uganda and Business Fights Poverty Kikuube … Continue reading

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Are Africans in the Diaspora real Africans

or do we cease being Africans when we leave Africa? As  some  of you will be aware our guest blogger here Teddy Ruge of Project Diaspora is organising a Villages in Action conference in Uganda and he explained how and … Continue reading

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Should Corporate Social Responsibility be scrapped? #CSR

Or should we move beyond it? Let’s begin with what Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is all about For those that may not be familiar with this term, put simply CSR is about companies mostly big corporations like Coca Cola, Cadbury, … Continue reading

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Access to clean water- a personal story

It is BLOG ACTION DAY 2010 today and the theme for this year is access to clean water and the effects of lack of access to clean water on communities’ world wide and this is something that is very close … Continue reading

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