As you are likely aware, this blog has been somewhat dormant over the past few months as we have transitioned its management from Australian Volunteers International (AVI) to the lead project partner, Anglican Overseas Aid.
Changes in Federal Government funding meant that AVI could no longer undertake the communications component of the project. We offer our deep gratitude to AVI, and particularly to Hannah Ford, for the amazing work they have done to run this blog. We highly recommend reading Hannah’s powerful final blog post ‘If these hands could talk’.
We regret that the transition has taken longer than expected, but we are looking forward to sharing a range of new stories over the coming weeks and months.
Of particular note, we recently completed our Annual Report for 2013-14, which outlines the progress made through the project. We will make it available here soon.
Over the coming weeks and months we will be sharing:
- interviews with voluntary and professional health workers in Kenya
- an article about cultural shifts among the pastoralists of Ethiopia and Kenya
- video news stories about our work from National TV in Kenya
- an article about small steps creating big changes through women’s empowerment