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Big Walk : Section 4 Completed - Garsdale to Presteigne

Sep 2011

Big Walk : Section 4 Completed - Garsdale to Presteigne

A fantastic stage from Garsdale in Cumbria to Presteigne in Wales, home of Rainbow, with many walkers joining Peter along the way...
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Launch of 'Friends' of Rainbow Development in Africa

Jun 2011

Launch of 'Friends' of Rainbow Development in Africa

Representing extremely good 'value for money' in that we conduct very effective development work on a very modest budget 90% of which goes directly to projects...
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Sylla Women's Organic Market Garden Project Extension

Jun 2011

Sylla Women's Organic Market Garden Project Extension

The extension year to this four-year project is well under way. Having so successfully worked with the 312 members of the Sylla Women's Cooperative in developing their 9 hectare organic market garden site...
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Mid-Gorgol Community Project

Jun 2011

Mid-Gorgol Community Project

Amadou Goudi, left, was introduced to two new farming techniques: the use of Barbary Plante as an organic soil enhancer; and how to use an effective pesticide...
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Micro Credit

Jun 2011

Micro Credit

So far a fund of nearly £2000 has been loaned to seven women's cooperatives with a further £3000 awaiting distribution...
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Advocacy - Tea Time For Change

Jun 2011

Advocacy - Tea Time For Change

Director Peter Hudson travelled to London to take part in Tea Time For Change a Westminster lobby for international development...
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Well Digging

Jun 2011

Well Digging

Building on the success of, and experience gained from our Windy Jammy well that is now servicing a 1000-strong community of animal herders, we are in the process of implementing a further four-well program...
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Sponsored Walk - Portugal

May 2011

Sponsored Walk - Portugal

We completed a really superb walk this month: 80 kilometres of wild, beautiful countryside in the Alentego east of Lisbon near the Spanish border...
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Pupils at St Ninian's raise £1900

Mar 2011

Pupils at St Ninian's raise £1900

Five Year-12 pupils at St Ninian’s High School, Isle of Man, entered the Isle of Man Overseas Aid Committee One World Challenge winning a £1900 grant...
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The Big Walk. Section 3: Completed – Glasgow to Garsdale

May 2010

The Big Walk. Section 3: Completed – Glasgow to Garsdale

Yet another great walk: 200 miles of spectacular countryside from the Clyde to the Scottish Lowlands, Cumbria, the Pennines and the Yorkshire Dales...
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Container to Mauritania

Apr 2010

Container to Mauritania

We successfully filled and shipped out a 40 ft container to Nouakchott, capital of Mauritania, filled with implements for our well drilling program as well as other items...
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Sylla Women’s Organic Market Garden Project

Dec 2009

Sylla Women’s Organic Market Garden Project

Evaluation has indicated that incomes for families involved with the project are up by a huge 30%. This includes vegetables both consumed and sold...
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Welcome To Rainbow Development In Africa!

Rainbow Development in Africa works with farmers and farming communities in southern Mauritania and northern Senegal, West Africa.

Working always through local partners, our objectives are food security and sustainable livelihoods. We dig wells, promote organic farming methods and environmental protection, provide training programs, agricultural services and much else.

Our core commitments remain:

To provide direct, grassroots assistance.

To focus on the causes of poverty.

To maximise cost efficiency.

To foster confidence and self-determination amongst Africans.

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