BBC report highlights how girls in Malawi miss out on education because of their periods

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  • Posted on July 1, 2016

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  It is an issue that every school girl across the world faces as they grow into young women. However, in many parts of Africa, having a period each month results in millions of girls missing large parts of their education every year, resulting in some failing to finish school. The issue recently featured in…



KENYA HIGH COMMISSIONER TO UK WELCOMES ACT DIRECTOR

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  • Posted on June 24, 2016

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    The Kenya High Commissioner to the UK, HE Lazarus O Amayo warmly welcomed ACT Director, Dr Kunle Onabolu accompanied by trustee, Abby Olufeyimi to the High Commission in London during a recent visit. The High Commissioner expressed delight with how ACT’s projects are helping to generate economic activity in rural communities and improving…



ACT – Building a Positive Future for the Webuye Community

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  • Posted on June 16, 2016

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by Buzz Amiaka Landing in Nairobi at an incredibly uncivilised time on a Friday morning with Kunle and Femi, I’m cheered by the very warm reception from Shehzan, a local member of the Lions Club in Nairobi: it’s impressive he’s so spritely for 3am in the morning!  But we’re not staying in Nairobi. We’re taking a…



REACHING OUT – CHANGING LIVES

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  • Posted on June 10, 2016

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… How one gift has transformed the life of one small child Fred Phillipo is tall and strongly built. A big 14 year old, he fits the image of a budding rugby fly half or perhaps a football centre back. But Fred struggles to stay standing on his feet. His knees cross over each other,…



ACT IN ACTION – SEEING IS BELIEVING

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  • Posted on June 2, 2016

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… A supporter’s first time experience of ACT at work My wife and I have sponsored children through ACT for many years. We receive the regular updates and newsletters and so I have an interest in the work ACT is doing in Africa. But until a few weeks ago I had not seen ACT at…



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