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The life of an African Village Woman: The story of Laraba - Part 2
Laraba’s story continues… Last time we introduced you to Laraba, a mother of 4 beautiful children in Northern Nigeria. Today her story continues. To help Laraba, Ripples offered her livestock and training on farming and livestock rearing skills. This has he...
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The life of an African Village Woman: the story of Laraba
Meet Laraba. Laraba lives with her 4 beautiful children in rural Northern Nigeria. Before Ripples, Laraba worried every night, unsure if she would be able to feed her children. All the villagers like Laraba are poor subsistence farmers, whose children do no...
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Working in dangerous places
What is it like to work in Africa, and what are the problems that we as a charity encounter? Ripples’ work in Africa can sometimes be problematic, as a lot of our work is carried out in rural locations, located far from major towns and cities. This means th...
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Support for African children to have access to internet and digital technology.
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out of every 2 kids will reach adolescent years without being able to read or
write in Saharan African countries. Ripples Foundation
is launching a new Ripples Box programme. It is time for change, to demand that
every child in poor and remote areas in Af...
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Sustainable land use and economic growth; are they compatible?
Sustainable land use and economic growth; are they compatible? There is still a persistent belief that sustainable land use
is a trade-off to economic growth. This belief might cause African countries to
lose millions of forest land. This is why we are real...
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Diaries of a Ripples Intern - Teaching experience (3)
By Daphne Visser Undergraduate Philosophy, Childhood and Education Studies This summer I was given the opportunity to travel to Nigeria to intern with Ripples Foundation. During my stay I have kept a dairy that i want to share with all of you. In this way I...
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Diaries of a Ripples Intern - Teaching Experience (2)
By Daphne Visser Undergraduate Philosophy, Childhood and Education studies This summer I was given the opportunity to travel to Nigeria to intern with Ripples Foundation. During my stay I have kept a dairy that i want to share with all of you. In this way I...
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Diaries of a Ripples Intern -Teaching Experience (1)
Even though it was still really early the sun was already out. I
had not slept much that night, as the great day had finally arrived. After some
lashing, my Backpack - my old companion - was finally safety secured on my back
and I was ready. I said my goodb...
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Africa; A place of poverty, misery and disease?
Africa; A place of poverty, misery and disease? Some of us still see Africa as a place of poverty, misery
and disease. Of course many countries have experienced civil war, famine and
epidemics, but we should not forget the strong women who come out of these...
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"Only agriculture can lift Africa out of Poverty"
"Only agriculture can lift Africa out of Poverty" Ripples agrees with south African Farmer Theo de Jager who
believes agriculture is key in combating poverty and malnutrition. In his
speech directed at the International Federation of Agricultural Journalist...
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