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DEC Appeal for Nepal

Following the vivid news reports of the earthquake in Nepal and the launch of the Disasters Emergency Committee Appeal, the One World Centre is co-ordinating street collections across the Island this weekend.  Please contact us if you can help at … Continue reading

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Live Below the Line

Day two of this year’s five day challenge: only use £1/day for all of your food and drink. Porridge was an excellent start this morning but one slice of bread with a little jam and a small clementine needs to … Continue reading

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Fairtrade

At the end of January the third Primary Fairtrade Conference took place in the Government Buildings in Douglas.  A key feature of the event was a formal debate on the topic: All organisations on the Isle of Man should only use … Continue reading

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One World Charity Challenge Final

The winning team from Castle Rushen celebrating their triumph at the end of six months work.  Their innovative presentation started with a challenge from “a music producer” to write a charity song that would sweep into the charts.  The audience … 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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