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Thoughts on Women’s Equality Day

August 27, 2018

There are times when I find it hard to believe that we’re still giving a headline to a news story…

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Full of hope for what lies ahead in Chennai

August 9, 2018

This week I’ve caught up with my friend, Mrs Gariyali, to write a grant submission for our Birds Nest project…

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Remembering Rwanda

July 31, 2018

I remember my first visit to Rwanda. My flight descending through the mid-morning clouds and seeing the country for the…

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Birds Nest 2017 Impact Report

June 29, 2018

It’s REPORT CARD time. It’s almost the end of financial year and time to look at what has happened in…

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Grassroots Rwanda Impact in 2017

June 25, 2018

It’s REPORT CARD time. We’re coming up to the end of financial year when we invite people to make a…

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Can you really make a difference?

June 19, 2018

Few of us have the courage or self-belief to think we can make a difference.   But you can. You truly…

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What I learned from a poverty simulation exercise

May 10, 2018

Thank God it’s over. Thank God it’s not real. And then I remember, it is real. For 3.6 billion of…

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How to change the world

March 29, 2018

Do you want to change the world? Really change the world? We’ve learned, like every one else on this planet…

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Meet Srey Pich

March 22, 2018

Meet Srey Pich…at 15, she’s a little serious. She’s thoughtful and willingly adds into a conversation on hygiene and sanitation…

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Getting the right people in the room

March 22, 2018

Foxglove has just built a new toilet and hand washing facility in a secondary school in rural Cambodia. There’s a…

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Three children - Cambodia

Children’s Homes: A complex question in the developing world

March 14, 2018

The role of children’s homes in the developing world is a complicated issue. And one that needs to be separated from ‘orphanage…

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The Sound Of Women Rising

March 8, 2018

We were hot and tired from a day of travel, but as we arrived, you could see women gathering. They…

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Latest News

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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