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Development Lessons from 2017

December 6, 2017

With Christmas over it’s that time we are all ready to sit back, put our feet up and reflect on…

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What does ‘good development’ look like?

December 6, 2017

For decades, the Developed World has been spending hundreds of millions of dollars every year on overseas aid. We see…

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How toilets are keeping girls in school in rural Cambodia

November 18, 2017

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

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Three reasons why we focus on the empowerment of women and girls

November 15, 2017

Why does Foxglove focus on projects supporting the empowerment of women and girls?  It’s easy really.   There are three key…

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People helping one another can bring an elephant into the home (1)

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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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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Stand Against Racism: Remembering Peter Norman

13 August 2020

Peter’s Norman was the greatest 200m sprinter Australia has ever seen; and yet, that is not what he is most…

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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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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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