A Child’s Christmas in Wales

...and other memories of childhood by DYLAN THOMAS DRAMATISED and PRESENTED by RAY HENWOOD One of the most magical Christmas stories ever. Much-loved and well-known to Circa audiences, not only for 
A Christmas Carol but also All the World’s a Stage, celebrated New Zealand actor Ray Henwood is thrilled to present this heart-warming Christmas story by … Continue reading A Child’s Christmas in Wales

Girl-child education key to reducing VVF, maternal mortality in Nigeria – UNFPA

  The United Nations Fund For Population Activities (UNFPA) said girl-child education is key to reducing increasing cases of Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) in Nigeria. UNFPA Country Representative in Nigeria, Ms. Ratidzai Ndhlovu, said at a news briefing in Sokoto that Nigeria must invest more in the education of the girl-child to address the problem. … Continue reading Girl-child education key to reducing VVF, maternal mortality in Nigeria – UNFPA

Back2School fundraiser

Please support our efforts to make the education of our #Hwollaza21 students sustainable. You can assist these young ones to continue their education by supporting us in paying their school fees, purchasing their school uniforms, books, school supplies and back packs.  

Three more girls return to school

  The #Hwollaza21 to #Hwollaza45 initiative continues. Three more out of the 45 girls identified by our partner organization, Star of Hope Transformation Centre, are returning to school. These are young primary school aged girls whose lives have been disrupted due to the Boko Haram insurgency in northern Nigeria. Follow this link to read the report … Continue reading Three more girls return to school

Speaking out against violence

  The fight against violence towards girls is turning into a vocation for Wellington Girls' College student Dawape Giwa- Isekeije. "It's not just a problem that goes on overseas. It happens here too," the Nigerian-born 17-year-old said yesterday. In May, she organised a march of hundreds of students through the city's streets to call on … Continue reading Speaking out against violence