- Prof Nancy Edwards to talk in Leamington on 20th October – All invited
Nancy Edwards is coming to St Paul’s Church, Leamington on Friday, 20th October at 7pm to tell us about her experiences with the title “Improving Community Health Care in Low Income Countries”.
She lived in the Sierra Leone for five years, two of them based in Bo where she worked with the Bo-Pujehun Rural Integrated Development Program.
Nancy Edwards is a nurse and epidemiologist who worked in the field of global health and development for forty years. She is a Distinguished Professor and Professor Emerita at the University of Ottawa and the recipient of numerous awards including three honorary doctoral degrees.Teachers’ visit to UK boosts school links
Our visitors enjoyed the hospitality of seven host families who had offered through the network of Leamington and Warwick schools.
A programme of school visits, meetings and experiences was organised to enable the team to learn about British education and culture as well as some of the issues we have in common such as Climate change. Sight-seeing in London, Birmingham and Coventry were all part of a packed itinerary.200 Trees Planted in School Campaign
Children in local primary schools have planted trees as part of a joint Climate Action project with their One World Link partner schools in Bo, Sierra Leone.
One World Link was delighted when Leamington Town Council agreed to sponsor tree planting in Bo as its way of marking 40 years of friendship between the two areas. Since then, over 200 trees have been planted in total.
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- Ready to go! Teachers preparing to visit the UK
Five teachers from schools in Bo are preparing for their visit to the UK in June. . They will have a busy schedule visiting their partner schools and having discussions with teachers. They will also join in the celebrations of the Day of the African Child when four hundred children will assemble for a programme of drumming, dancing, siinging and storytelling.The Waste Management Project goes Nationwide
The Waste Management Project has now blossomed in to one that is Sierra Leone wide. The principles that were adopted for Bo of Recycling, Composting and Landfill have generally been rolled out firstly to Makeni and Kenema and latterly to Koidu. The Sierra Leonean Government has now recognised the success of the initiative to date and has invited WHH to work with them to form a Public Private Partnership on Waste Management at the National Level.Appreciation for 40 years of the link
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