The Rickshaw Driver keeping Children in School

Photo by Raymond Amoah, www. rayamoah.com Just like many other men in Bangladesh, Tara starts his day by checking his rickshaw is ready for the long work day ahead. Bangladesh’s ‘taxis’ are very different to London’s monotonous black cab.  Balanced on the rickshaw’s two wheels lays a brown seat worn in from the hundreds of … Continue reading The Rickshaw Driver keeping Children in School

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An interview with Ananda: “Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope”

Photo by Raymond Amoah, http://www.rayamoah.com "When education comes, equality will also come after that." Meet Ananda, our volunteer supervisor. After first meeting Ananda and realising his name pretty much sounds like nandos, I took this as a good sign for the future – and a good sign it was indeed. Ananda is an amazing supervisor … Continue reading An interview with Ananda: “Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope”

International Women’s Day 2017: Change an Attitude, Change a Girl’s Life

Education. Independence. Freedom.  These are rights which I have been entitled to as a female in the UK. Women in history have suffered and grieved to allow me to have these rights without having to no longer fight for them. As a 23 year old, I have developed ambitious aspirations of what I want to … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2017: Change an Attitude, Change a Girl’s Life

International Women’s Day 2017: An Interview with Akhi

 Photo by Ramond Amoah, http://www.rayamoah.com "Men need to understand and respect women.  Men need to stop thinking that woman can’t do things." International Women’s Day is on March 8th and this year’s theme is #BeBoldforChange.  Individuals are being encouraged to shout about creating a more gender inclusive world. Some people who definitely will be doing … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2017: An Interview with Akhi