South Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is an area characterised by armed conflict and deep-rooted gender inequality. Our home-based literacy classes enabled women to learn literacy skills as well as vocational skills to increase their incomes.
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Damaris never went to school herself, but she is determined to help others in her community to understand the importance of a girls’ education.
On Wednesday, 13 June 2018, the Norwich Regional Group opened their 49th book fair in support of Feed the Minds. The fair ended on Saturday the 16th, raising an incredible amount of over £1,400 towards our education projects in the Global South.
There is an amazing free Runners Need gift bag for the next three people who sign up to run the Royal Parks Half Marathon for Feed the Minds.
The end of May saw our partnership with the Church of Scotland Guild draw to an official end, as we celebrated the past year, and past three years of project partnership together at the Big Sing at the General Assembly in Edinburgh.
Blog written by Tallulah, a sixth-former who just finished her work experience at Feed the Minds. Tallulah wrote this impressive and insightful piece reflecting on the achievements of our project in Nepal, which we hope you will enjoy reading about. Thank you Tallulah!
Michael and Esther from Uganda, lived in an Internally Displaced Person’s camp for over 10 years after fleeing from the Karamajong cattle rustlers and the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).
Adama, an inspiring 21-year-old mother, was supported by our project empowering rural women farmers in Northern Sierra Leone. Read her story here.
Together, we can help to beat the stigma surrounding menstruation, campaign for better sanitary product provision for girls and women all over the world, and empower girls and women through training and education. Let’s end the taboo. Period.
In recent months, the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo has deepened. Over half the people in the area where we work had to flee the violence. Now, they are retuning and trying to resume their lives.