Foxglove is an Australian charity supporting sustainable
women and girl projects in the developing world
Development Lessons from 2017
With Christmas over it’s that time we are all ready to sit back, put our feet up and reflect on…Read More
What does ‘good development’ look like?
For decades, the Developed World has been spending hundreds of millions of dollars every year on overseas aid. We see…Read More
How toilets are keeping girls in school in rural Cambodia
In rural Cambodia, up to 80% of families do not have access to toilets or sanitation. This is also true of…Read More
Three reasons why we focus on the empowerment of women and girls
Why does Foxglove focus on projects supporting the empowerment of women and girls? It’s easy really. There are three key…Read More
What is development?
Here’s a question. What is ‘development’? When we are talking about the term in relation to international aid, how do…Read More
Twenty women helping 20 women
What can happen when 20 women gather? In Rwanda there’s a beautiful proverb, “One stick is easy to break but 20…Read More
Five ways you can join the adventure
I’ve had the most wonderful time over the past weeks sharing beautiful stories of Rwandan women showing courage, risk-taking and…Read More
3 lies we listen to that leave us burdened about the needs of the world
We see so much need in our own backyards and in the world around us that it can easily become…Read More
A step up approach to helping pavement dwellers
John Alex of Equitas explains it simply, “To help families living on the pavement we come at it from two…Read More
Our commitment in telling women’s stories
I remember meeting with a Self Help Group in Rwanda. I had been interviewing the women for university research over…Read More
70% of the world’s poor are women.
70% of the world’s poor are women. That is a worldwide fact according to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)….Read More
Why ‘Foxglove Project’? What is a Foxglove?
Why ‘Foxglove Project’? What is a Foxglove? Finding a name isn’t easy. First of all, lots of first ideas are…Read More
Stand Against Racism: Remembering Peter Norman
Peter’s Norman was the greatest 200m sprinter Australia has ever seen; and yet, that is not what he is most…Read More
COVID-19 Chennai Appeal Update
As Australia looks forward to plans that will reconnect people and kickstart our economy, countries like India continue to agonise about…Read More
COVID-19 Chennai Appeal
There is an urgent need to help very poor families survive COVID-19. Foxglove has established the Birds Nest India project…Read More
Progress on gender equality: International Women’s Day
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.
Foxglove Film Fundraiser: Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears
Calling all Miss Fisher fans… join us on the opening weekend for the much-anticipated screening of Miss Fisher and the…Read More
What is women’s empowerment?
What does women’s empowerment really mean? If you want to address poverty, then your best investment is women. It’s true. They’ll…Read More
This Christmas, give a gift that will change a woman’s life forever.
This Christmas, if you’re looking for a meaningful gift that will change lives, then a Foxglove Gift Card is ideal….Read More
Meet a remarkable leader – John Kalenzi from AEE Rwanda
John Kalenzi is smart, driven AND compassionate. It’s an unusual combination in a world where many are consumed with personally getting ahead….Read More
Meet a remarkable leader – Mrs Gariyali
“I met Mrs Gariyali online. Yep, it was Facebook! But, the background story is amazing. I had been to Rwanda…Read More
Be part of something wonderful with the Foxglove Crew
Join us on Sat 26th October for the ‘Foxglove 2020 Sundowner’ at the South Perth Yacht Club. You will hear…Read More
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
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
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