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Why the focus of international development needs to start with women

July 7, 2020

With the rise of technology, social media and globalisation have arrived stories of poverty and international crises bringing us ever closer…

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COVID-19 Chennai Appeal Update

June 25, 2020

As Australia looks forward to plans that will reconnect people and kickstart our economy, countries like India continue to agonise about…

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A tribute to Lesley Hewett

June 18, 2020

It’s been a tough patch for Foxglove in many ways across the first half of 2020. In most respects we’re…

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Standing Up Against Racism

June 14, 2020

A foxglove is a plant; it’s hardy, resilient & as it grows, it shades and protects other plants in the…

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Why give to overseas aid?

June 14, 2020

Australia is one of the most desirable holiday destinations on the planet with sites like the Great Barrier Reef, Ayer’s…

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Treating ‘Donor Frustration’ – The Top 5 Questions for Charity Donors

June 13, 2020

I have heard the term ‘donor fatigue’ in recent years. It’s a reference to people struggling to cope with the…

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The Courage of Rwanda

April 7, 2020

Today marks 26 years since the Rwandan genocide. And if I know anything about the people of Rwanda, it is their capacity to survive tumultuous periods in history and emerge a stronger, more united country.

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Help the women of Rwanda survive this crisis

April 6, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis is creating uncertainty for everyone, but the effects are potentially devastating for the women we support in…

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Progress on gender equality: International Women’s Day

March 10, 2020

International Women’s Day, provides a great opportunity to look at equality, more specifically gender equality, in the Developing World. 

Equality is most simply explained as “the state of being equal, especially in status, rights, or opportunities”. Simple enough right? But it’s actually a lot more difficult to address. 

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What is women’s empowerment?

December 20, 2019

What does women’s empowerment really mean? If you want to address poverty, then your best investment is women. It’s true. They’ll…

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Meet a remarkable leader – John Kalenzi from AEE Rwanda

September 27, 2019

John Kalenzi is smart, driven AND compassionate. It’s an unusual combination in a world where many are consumed with personally getting ahead….

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Meet a remarkable leader – Mrs Gariyali

September 19, 2019

“I met Mrs Gariyali online. Yep, it was Facebook! But, the background story is amazing. I had been to Rwanda…

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COVID-19 Chennai Appeal Update

25 June 2020

As Australia looks forward to plans that will reconnect people and kickstart our economy, countries like India continue to agonise about…

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COVID-19 Chennai Appeal

14 April 2020

There is an urgent need to help very poor families survive COVID-19. Foxglove has established the Birds Nest India project…

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Progress on gender equality: International Women’s Day

10 March 2020

International Women’s Day, provides a great opportunity to look at equality, more specifically gender equality, in the Developing World. 

Equality is most simply explained as “the state of being equal, especially in status, rights, or opportunities”. Simple enough right? But it’s actually a lot more difficult to address. 

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Foxglove Film Fundraiser: Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears

20 February 2020

Calling all Miss Fisher fans… join us on the opening weekend for the much-anticipated screening of Miss Fisher and the…

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What is women’s empowerment?

20 December 2019

What does women’s empowerment really mean? If you want to address poverty, then your best investment is women. It’s true. They’ll…

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This Christmas, give a gift that will change a woman’s life forever.

26 November 2019

This Christmas, if you’re looking for a meaningful gift that will change lives, then a Foxglove Gift Card is ideal….

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Meet a remarkable leader – John Kalenzi from AEE Rwanda

27 September 2019

John Kalenzi is smart, driven AND compassionate. It’s an unusual combination in a world where many are consumed with personally getting ahead….

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Meet a remarkable leader – Mrs Gariyali

19 September 2019

“I met Mrs Gariyali online. Yep, it was Facebook! But, the background story is amazing. I had been to Rwanda…

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Be part of something wonderful with the Foxglove Crew

12 September 2019

Join us on Sat 26th October for the ‘Foxglove 2020 Sundowner’ at the South Perth Yacht Club. You will hear…

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Foxglove Movie Fundraiser – Downton Abbey

27 August 2019

Calling all Downton Abbey fans! We’re sure you are just as excited as we are about the long-awaited movie coming…

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Grassroots Rwanda

ENTREPRENEURSHIP:
Women’s Self Help Groups

More than 180,000 women in Rwanda have already joined an SHG and report amazing social, economic and human rights benefits... READ MORE

Rwanda Updated

Birds Nest India

SHELTER:
Slum Homes for Pavement Dwellers

Before the women can access vocational training, take out small loans and start businesses they are required by Government... READ MORE

India Updated

Focus Cambodia

EDUCATION:
Secondary School Sanitation Project

Poor sanitation in Cambodia is commonplace, up to 80% of people living in rural Cambodia have no access to toilets... READ MORE

Cambodia Updated

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