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Oct 7, 2016

Royal Parks Half: two staff take up the challenge

The Royal Parks Half Marathon is fast becoming a highlight in the Feed the Minds fundraising calendar. As the only half marathon run in Central London, the stunning route passes through four of London’s eight Royal Parks – Hyde Park, Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensington Gardens.

Sep 20, 2016

Uncertainty – The Greatest Barrier to Peace

Continuing our On the Ground series, we spoke to our colleague Gulliver Ishmael, who works at SEM (Sudan Evangelical Mission). Recently, South Sudan has been rocked by more violence and disruption. Here he tells us about his work and explains the challenges people are facing in the area.

Sep 8, 2016

International Literacy Day: Where were we 50 years ago?

This year we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of International Literacy Day. To mark it, we are examining the way in which views and understanding of literacy have changed over that time, as well as looking at how it now plays a key part in all aspects of people’s lives.

Sep 7, 2016

International Literacy Day 2016: Reading the Past, Writing the Future

This year we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of International Literacy Day. To mark it, we are examining the way in which views and understanding of literacy have changed over that time, as well as looking at how it now plays a key part in all aspects of people’s lives.

Sep 6, 2016

International Literacy Day 2016: Spotlight on Sierra Leone

This year we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of International Literacy Day. To mark it, we are examining the way in which views and understanding of literacy has changed over that time, as well as looking at how it now plays a key part in all aspects of people’s lives. Here, we speak with our partners Craftshare, who are based in Bo, Sierra Leone.

Aug 25, 2016

Politics as usual?

The United Kingdom, for only the second time in its history, has a female Prime Minister. For the first time ever, the USA has a female Presidential candidate from one of the two main parties. For two of the most progressive, rich and developed nations in the world, that’s a pretty damning track record.

Aug 5, 2016

Feed the Minds & Project Literacy launch partnership

The 2030 Global Goals have identified areas the global community needs to prioritise in order to wipe out poverty and the problems which lead to it, and stem from it. In order to reach the bold target of eradicating poverty by 2030, hard work and collaboration is needed across all of them.

Jul 19, 2016

Lambeth Country Show

For South Londoners, the Lambeth Country Show is a permanent fixture in the diary. Now in its 42nd year, the event sees thousands of locals descend on Brockwell Park for the weekend. Though traditionally it remains a country show, with horticulture exhibitions and farm animal displays, it is now so much more than that: it is a time for a diverse area to come together and celebrate their community.

Jul 15, 2016

On the ground: World Youth Skills Day, Uganda

In the second of our ‘On the Ground’ series, we mark World Youth Skills Day. We have been supporting FOCAGIFO in Kampala, Uganda. FOCAGIFO specifically supports young people who have been orphaned by HIV Aids or those who are at risk of contracting it themselves. FOCAGIFO offers vital skillis training and supports young people to enter the world of work. We hear from some of them here:

Jul 12, 2016

Royal Parks Half Marathon 2016

The Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon is a stunning 13.1 mile route that takes in the capital’s world-famous landmarks on closed roads.