High-Ho! High-Ho! Off to Ghana I go!

Following a recent talk at a U3A coffee morning by Sarah Albeboure, the Chief Executive, of a local charity ATE (Action Through Enterprise) based in Ramsbury, I am off to volunteer in Ghana!! I met with Sarah a few weeks after the coffee morning as I said I would like...

A Sign of the Times- Joseph the Plumber

Joseph’s thriving plumbing business is a sign that things are changing in Lawra. He installs WCs, wash basins, showers, sinks and polytanks. “I enjoy doing quality work. And it’s making people’s lives easier – so they don’t need to go to the borehole to fetch water,...

A Day in the Life of Janet

4am – wakes up, prays, cleans house, sets fire. Then, she goes to the well to get water, warms water over fire and bathes her 3 year old daughter Patience. No breakfast. 7am – leaves for work. It used to take 2 hours to walk, but now ATE has helped her buy a bike for...

Pioneering Headteacher John Bosco

John Bosco has gone a full circle. He was the pioneering headteacher at Dowine Junior High School before, during and after ATE helped establish the school-feeding programme. But now, he’s been posted to a different school – Boo JHS – where there’s no feeding...