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A stroll down the canal How about joining on Ashanti Development’s annual sponsored walk down the Regent’s Canal.   It’s always a very pleasant event, and a good time for volunteers, supporters and people who might like to volunteer at some unspecified future date to meet each other. The walk will be held on Saturday 6 October 2012 starting at 2pm at St Pancras Old Church, Pancras Road, London NW1.  You […]

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Abhijit Roy and his SpecSavers shop sponsor the neighbouring villages of Mpantuase and Nkwabrim in Ghana’s Ashanti Region. On a 50:50 basis, Ab and his staff have donated enough money to provide the villages with one latrine per household, to train them in health and hygiene, and to work with their existing organisations (elected village council, chief and elders, water and sanitation committee etc) so they are strong enough to […]

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Awanya Latrines Good To Go

Great news!  Volunteer Paul Kalinauckas’ crowdfunding project raised over £5,500 for Awanya village.  The job of providing each home with its own personal household latrine – according to WaterAid, a much better solution that communal latrines to serve whole villages – will start very shortly. We are extremely grateful to everyone who contributed.  Your names will be included in a book, to be held permanently at Awanya.  This means that […]

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White Arrogance

White Arrogance – What the Africans say about what the Whites think of them e-book by Antonella Sinopoli, in Italian with links to original articles in English.  4.10 euros Antonella Sinopoli is a journalist and documentary maker as well as being founder of Ashanti Development Italia.   Her latest work, White Arrogance, is an ebook which aims to highlight prejudices spread by the Western media about the African continent. Published by […]

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