- The Day of the African Child – a virtual celebration
For the second year running we had to adapt our plans for celebrating our links and promoting Education for All. There has been no need for a marquee for two years and much disappointment from the lack of physical celebrating. However, perhaps learning from our Bo colleagues’ need to be always resourceful and positive, we planned a Zoom Event with surprising success! We were able to ‘meet’ our MP. We hosted many other OWL, British Council and Send My Friend guests and children in Bo were able to participate for the first time.Update on OWL in the UK and Bo at the AGM
Despite the continuing restrictions on our activities due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been a great deal of activitiy in both Bo and the UK. In Bo, the OWL Centre has been fitted with solar panels and has been redecorated. Schools in both Warwick District and Bo have embarked on tree planting and joined … Continue reading “Update on OWL in the UK and Bo at the AGM”OWL’s History – in the County Archives
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- Day of the African Child celebrations in Bo
The Day of the African child was celebrated at the OWL Centre. The hall was filled with children and officials from bodies concerned with the national theme for the day: Eliminating harmful practices affecting children’s progress on policy and practice since 2013. There were statements on this theme and about the tree planting project in which schools are participating with their UK partners. We joined our UK partners in Zoom, starting with a song “Telam tenky”, then continuing with poems and skits. The day was fantastic and colourful we all enjoyed the talents of the pupils and everyone who took part in the celebration.Progress in our Health Link
It has been a challenging start for the OWL health link but we have managed to find quite a few positives from the adversity of a global pandemic. The main acticity initially was maternity training but this has expanded to improving the health care facilities within a Peripheral Health Unit with a functioning laboratory, enabling faster, more accurate diagnoses of common diseases.Update on the Bo One World Link Centre
The Bo Owl Community Centre has been refurbished and its facilities upgraded. OWL now has legal ownership of the land on which the Centre sits.
There is a possibility of an arrangement with a company to install an IT hub at the OWL Centre providing high quality internet, satellite TV and IT training facilities.
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