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  • Children in Sierra Leone

    Sierra Leone: “Before we did not have enough food, but now I can provide for my family”

    The Action on Poverty programme management team has just returned from a two-week project monitoring visit to Sierra Leone. Lauren,…

  • Learning how to manage and repay a loan in Uganda

    How we’re helping to combat youth unemployment in Uganda

    Imagine being a young person with no job and no prospects. Imagine also that you’ve not been to primary school…

  • Tainehun Womens farmer group, Sierra Leone

    “MAPCO is the first NGO that has succeeded here in this community”

    Despite the challenges faced by the brutal civil war and the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone, we have managed to…

  • Kenya femicides

    The Scourge of Femicide in Kenya

    Ivy Wangechi was only months away from graduating from medical school. And it was on her way home from lessons…

  • Bread making project

    How bread making in Mano supports a community

    There is nothing nicer than the smell of baking bread, so imagine how lovely the smell for some young people…

  • Musa benefitting from the Mapco Project

    How vocational training changes lives in Sierra Leone

    Imagine being a young man responsible for a large family but with very little income. How would you cope? What…

  • Mr Sagestine Gandi

    Sudden passing of Mr Sagestine Gandi

    It is with great sadness that I have to report the sudden passing of Mr Sagestine Gandi on 5th March…

  • Camili - The Camel Milk Project

    Women and their community thrive on the Camili project

    When Halima, a mother of seven from Garissa County in Kenya, decided to start a business in the camel milk…

  • World Youth Skills Day 2018

  • Zainab’s Story

    Zainab Ahmed, is a 50 year old mother and wife; she lives in Dikabure Village about 10 kilometres from Garissa.…

  • Changing the world, one apprentice at a time

    For young people, getting a job and that first step on the career ladder is very challenging and highly competitive.…

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  • Camel Milk – In memory of John

    Last week we had the sad news that a long-time friend of APT, had sadly passed away at the age…

  • Empowering Communities: Meet Sallay

    Sallay is a mother of 4 from Taninihun Kpapuima, Sierra Leone. Taninihun is a rural village just outside of Bo…

  • #MakeASmile Gift catalogue

    Training the wise men and women -£10 Why not buy someone the gift of teaching others – just £10 is…

  • Annual Review 2016-17

       

  • #TwelveDaystoXmas

    Day 4 – Four Field workers on their motorbikes – A cool, but vital mode of transport in Sierra Leone…

  • Welcome to Sierra Leone

    I can’t quite believe it, but it’s been a whole month since I returned from Sierra Leone. It’s been a…

  • Foodie Fortnight Recipe

    As part of our Foodie Fortnight, we went on the hunt for a food blogger who would help us with…

  • Foodie Fortnight

    After a year of fundraising in gyms, with yoga maps; sweating our way to raising funds for our work, as…

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