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What is development?

November 13, 2017

Here’s a question. What is ‘development’? When we are talking about the term in relation to international aid, how do…

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

November 2, 2017

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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Twenty women helping 20 women

October 25, 2017

What can happen when 20 women gather? In Rwanda there’s a beautiful proverb, “One stick is easy to break but 20…

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Five ways you can join the adventure

October 16, 2017

I’ve had the most wonderful time over the past weeks sharing beautiful stories of Rwandan women showing courage, risk-taking and…

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3 lies we listen to that leave us burdened about the needs of the world

September 8, 2017

We see so much need in our own backyards and in the world around us that it can easily become…

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A step up approach to helping pavement dwellers

August 12, 2017

John Alex of Equitas explains it simply, “To help families living on the pavement we come at it from two…

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I remember meeting with a Self Help Group in Rwanda.

Our commitment in telling women’s stories

June 13, 2017

I remember meeting with a Self Help Group in Rwanda. I had been interviewing the women for university research over…

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70% of the world’s poor are women.

70% of the world’s poor are women.

June 13, 2017

70% of the world’s poor are women. That is a worldwide fact according to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)….

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Why 'Foxglove Project'? What is a Foxglove?

Why ‘Foxglove Project’? What is a Foxglove?

June 13, 2017

Why ‘Foxglove Project’? What is a Foxglove?  Finding a name isn’t easy. First of all, lots of first ideas are…

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Even a bird needs a nest

May 3, 2017

India is a country transitioning from Third World to Second World development status, yet it continues to have large pockets…

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Sanitation in rural secondary schools

May 3, 2017

In rural Cambodia, up to 80% families do not have access to toilets or sanitation. This is also true of…

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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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Foxglove is on the move…in the 2019 Perth City to Surf

18 June 2019

Foxglove is on the move…. in the 2019 City to Surf Fun Run! The best part is, YOU can join…

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Cleaning up Cambodia’s canals

28 May 2019

“I am not trying to be a hero. But work together with others. Anyone who wants to join us –…

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How self-help groups are breaking the poverty mindset

02 April 2019

“I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think.” ― Socrates At Foxglove, we are keen to make…

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Grassroots Rwanda

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

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

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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women and girl projects in the developing world