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Newsletter, June 2012

June 2012

  • ‘Enthused and inspired by their visit to Bo’ – A group of 6 young people visit Bo
  • The visit by five Warwick and Leamington teachers to their partner schools in Bo.
  • The local authority link: environmental, waste management, planning and finance
  • Mental health in Bo: a talk by Aminata Mansaray and Jane Shackman
  • ‘Fambul Tok’ a film about the power of forgiveness.

Newsletter, January 2012

January 2012

  • ‘The Voyage’ – A group of young people from Warwick District prepare to visit Bo
  • Guest speakers Mark Poston of DFID and Pof. Paul Jackson speak to OWL.
  • The successes and problems of the local authority links
  • Catherine Moody, OWL’s youth coordinator, reflects on last summer’s trip to Bo
  • John Archer reports on his latest visit to help Bo City Council on land use planning.
  • Warwick OWL AGM 2011 – a lively affair!

Newsletter, June 2011

June 2011

  • The Magnificent Seven teachers return from visiting Bo schools
  • Bo Chief Administrator, William Alpha, visits Warwick District
  • DFID experts speak to OWL about healthcare and development
  • Tribute to the late Johannes Mallah, former Chairman of Bo OWL
  • V V Bockarie and Maada Fobay (Bo OWL Chairman and Treasurer) visit UK
  • Bo planning project update

Newsletter, November 2010

November 2010

  • Teachers from 6 schools to go to Bo in February 2011
  • OWL Local Authority Group supports digital mapping of Bo
  • Legacy opens exciting possibilities – Bo OWL buys land
  • Introducing new OWL coordinators for schools and youth in Warwick
  • Bo and Makene waste management project behind schedule but still progressing
  • Scope for a new health link with Bo?
  • OWL Teaching Resources Group develop classroom start-up materials
  • Speakers from DFID to speak to OWL in January 2011
  • 6th-formers competition – win a visit to Bo

Newsletter, June 2010

June 2010

  • Bo Mayor, Wusu Sannoh, visits Warwick District
  • The Bo Sanitation Project finally gets under way
  • Over a thousand involved in the youth programme in Bo
  • One man went to Bo – the first visit by John Archer, planning specialist
  • New plans in health links, adult education about development and a linking get-together
  • Latest news of the schools programme
  • ‘My Country is Sick’ – poems by Josaya about the Civil War in Sierra Leone from 1991 to 2000.

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