Yearly Archives: 2014

Stamp out Leprosy this Christmas

Leprosy is widely believed to be the world’s oldest disease and certainly one of the most stigmatised.  The World Health Organisation reports there are around a quarter of a million news cases of leprosy diagnosed globally every year and it … Continue reading

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New Intern at the One World Centre

We were delighted to receive a phone call from a Cambridge graduate asking whether there was a possibility of volunteering with us.  David Wildman, a graduate in Chinese Studies, wanted to gain experience of the third sector.  Through his Chinese … Continue reading

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Vote for our Lav-a-tree!

Following our Toilet Twinning theme in One World Week, we decided to use our entry to the Save the Children Christmas Tree exhibition at the airport to continue to encourage people to twin their toilets. It is a scandal that … Continue reading

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Palestine – talk by Phil Craine

Earlier in the year our Chair, Phil Craine, spent three months living in East Jerusalem as a human rights monitor. If you would like to learn more about the situation there, please join us at Nobles Park Pavilion this Saturday, … Continue reading

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Fantastic Response to Ebola Appeal!

Not only did we raise £6,300, but the Manx Government have agreed to send £100,000 from their emergency funding pot to help with the Ebola outbreak. Thank you to all who collected in Douglas, Peel, Port Erin and Ramsey – … Continue reading

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Sponsored Expedition Place

Calling all adventurous Manx young people who will be between 18 and 24 (inclusive) in July 2015! Are you interested in other cultures? Would you like to help children in Africa or South America? The Karsons Family Foundation would like … Continue reading

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Can you help? DEC Ebola appeal

This weekend there will be collections around the Island for the Ebola crisis. We will be in Castletown, Douglas, Peel, Port Erin and Ramsey on Saturday 15th November; in Douglas and Port Erin on Friday 14th and in Port Erin … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Award – Outstanding Project

Phil Gawne and Rosemary Clarke were invited to the Fairtrade Foundation’s 20th Birthday Reception at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in Westminster.  The reason? The Isle of Man’s Fairtrade Group had been awarded the Outstanding Project in the twenty … Continue reading

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United Nations Day Address

Concerned about Climate Change?  Interested in up-to-date scientific evidence?  Professor Brian Matthews will be talking on: Real climate change is in the top layer of the oceans, and growing exponentially tomorrow, Friday, 1830 at Ballakermeen Studio Theatre in Douglas. Professor Matthews … Continue reading

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One World of Culture Concert

What a wonderful celebration of some of the different cultures represented on the Island! From these Bulgarian dancers through Indian and African dancing to a Filipino ballerina, Peel Centenary Centre resounded with music and action from around the world. Many … Continue reading

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