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LTT and the electric free fridge

We have all seen wine thermos flasks to keep our white wine chilled on a hot day. Quite how they work has never been of much interest…… until now. The very same heat exchange that cools your wine or beer can be used to keep vegetables fresh for weeks at a time. In Tanzania farming […]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SIMON!

Today we are celebrating Chief Expedition Leader and Marketing Manager Simon Tierney’s Birthday. !HAPPY 30TH BIRTHDAY SIMON! Simon with the Munathi village in Kenya on our Kenya WaterRelief Project. Simon entertaining in Villa Maria. Simon on expedition on the vast Salt Pans of Bolivia.

Danilo’s Diet Challenge – Latest News

Danilo, one of our longest serving local staff at our children’s project in Villa Maria, Peru, has promised to lose 40kgs by the end of March. One month into the challenge, he has already dropped 10 kilos – well done Danilo. The above video is a bit long, but WELL WORTH a watch. Once you’re […]

Hippos, the new Kings of the jungle?

That’s right it’s time for Simba, Mufasa and their buddies to move on over.  Hippos are king in Africa!  They are widely considered the most dangerous large mammal in Africa due to their aggressive nature when weaning calves.  But pictures from the Guardian will make crocs quake in their boots! See hippos on both our […]

RSPB Feed the Birds Day

This weekend marks the RSPB’s Feed the Birds Day – which has been set up to remind us all about all the things we can do to help birds and other garden wildlife through the winter. The RSPBs Top 5 Tips for helping your friendly garden neighbours are as follows: We’re pretty good at providing […]

Joshua Event in London 27th October

Join Joshua Orphan Care Trust for some wine and canapés to celebrate Joshua’s achievements, hear about their plans for the future and support the orphaned and vulnerable children of Malawi. Redson Chamveka, JOCT Malawian Project Manager, plus a special guest will be speaking. Date:  Tuesday 27th October 2009Time:  from 6.45pm- 8.30pmPlace:  Dragon Hall Centre in […]

Get your dancing shoes on for Villa Maria

This evening promises to be a night of fundraising fun as The Abbey in London is transformed into a South America Salsa venue for one night only to raise funds for the Villa Maria project, Peru. As well as dance lessons, and buffet food there is going to be a spectacular raffle with some brilliant […]

Get your dancing shoes on for Villa Maria

This evening promises to be a night of fundraising fun as The Abbey in London is transformed into a South America Salsa venue for one night only to raise funds for the Villa Maria project, Peru. As well as dance lessons, and buffet food there is going to be a spectacular raffle with some brilliant […]

Joshua Event a massive success!

Last night Joshua Orphan Care Trust organised an event in London to raise awareness of the important work that they do in Malawi to fight poverty and improve the lives of both orphaned children and the communities they live in for a better, sustainable future. The night kicked off with talks from His Excellency Dr […]

Rains finally arrive in Kenya

The seasonal rains have finally arrived in drought stricken areas of Kenya, providing some relief to many areas. Although the rains should ensure that crops do not fail and have already started to rejuvenate pastures for grazing cattle and goats there is no immediate respite from the food shortages gripping the country. The harvest from […]