Yearly Archives: 2012

Amnesty International Campaign

Remember the Send a Message of Hope greetings card campaign?  It’s now called Write for Rights and the local Amnesty International Group is promoting it. They have chosen 8 of the cases and on Saturday 15th December you could pop … Continue reading

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Going Bananas!

We were delighted to welcome Nicholas Faisal, a banana farmer from St Lucia to the Island at the end of November.  In two days he visited 6 schools and we all learned much more about growing bananas.  Nicholas had come … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Conference

The conference was a success!  So says Shirley: “Just a note to say a big thank you from myself and the children for a wonderful day.  The children thoroughly enjoyed it and are so enthusiastic about trying to become a … Continue reading

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Exciting visit to Bangladesh

Manx residents, Hugh and Sandra Davidson, are working with Oxfam, co-funding a project in Bangladesh, and invited the One World Centre Director, Rosemary Clarke, to visit the project with Alex Wotton from Manx Radio and Pete Smith from Oxfam.  Rosemary … Continue reading

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UN Day Address Donation

A big thank you to the United Nations Association of the Isle of Man for not only providing a very interesting talk from Tim Cullen at the UN Day Annual Address on 24 October but also for donating the proceeds … Continue reading

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One World Charity Challenge

On Friday 12th October the students who have agreed to take part in this year’s One World Charity Challenge met with representatives of local charities.  It was their opportunity to interview the charity representatives to help them decide which one … Continue reading

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One World Week

This year One World Week runs from 21-28th October on the theme of “Sharing Destiny – Moving Towards One World”  In the aftermath of the Sustainable Development Summit in Rio, the Olympics and Paralympics, this could help capture the imagination … Continue reading

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New Mural

In the Summer Term 2011 all the pupils at St John’s School were involved in the design and painting of a mural to go outside our office.  Our Patron, Lord Lieutenant Adam Wood, received the individual pieces from the children … Continue reading

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AGM + 1.4 Billion Reasons

Come and join us for our AGM next Friday, 21st September, at Jabberwocky, Douglas.  The formal part begins at 1730, will be brief and will be followed by the multi-media presentation: 1.4 Billion Reasons.  Kristina Crawford, the Island’s Global Poverty … Continue reading

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Welcome to Wendy

Wendy Shimmin has started work this week helping us with our fundraising efforts.  She comes from a background in Marketing/PR and journalism, most recently working at Britannia International, part of the Co-operative Group. Wendy has had a long-term interest in … Continue reading

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