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Focus Cambodia – the beginning

January 20, 2021

Have you ever wondered why the Foxglove Project supports the Focus Cambodia project? Like so many things, it all comes…

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Rwanda – the other side of COVID

November 8, 2020

Late last month, life in Rwanda was returning to its new form of normal. People were returning to working life…

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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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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 – 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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Latest News

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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Why is Foxglove working in Cambodia?

16 March 2019

People often ask about the connection between Foxglove and Cambodia. How did it start? Is it luck or strategy or…

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Why keeping girls in school matters

19 February 2019

“…overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice. It is the protection of a…

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The coming together of the old and the young

27 December 2018

Do you ever wonder about the generation gap experienced in the West? The all too often separation of the young…

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This Christmas give a gift that lasts forever

03 December 2018

Buy a Christmas gift that lasts forever. When you purchase a Foxglove gift card you support one woman into a self help group for life.

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Twenty Reasons to Believe

22 June 2018

Foxglove’s first book, Twenty Reasons to Believe, is available now. It’s a book about the impact of the Self Help…

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Our Story in The West

16 May 2018

The West published an article after interviewing Kelly about the Foxglove Project. It’s a good read about who we are…

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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