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Success for Langas Self Help Group

By |2019-06-12T11:54:35+01:00June 12th, 2019|News, Stories|

Workaid's main focus has always been to enable self-sufficiency and support sustainable change. Langas Self Help Group in Eldoret, Kenya received their donated tools and equipment in December 2016. Almost two and a half years on their feedback shows the [...]

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Millicent’s Testimony

By |2019-05-22T10:21:14+01:00May 22nd, 2019|Stories|

Workaid is always delighted to receive feedback from projects we have worked with. We decided to share Millicent's story of how Workaid has affected her life. Millicent is the daughter of peasant farmers in rural Transnzoia. Her parents couldn't afford [...]

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Dedication to Sir John Johnson, Workaid Patron

By |2019-02-14T14:44:46+01:00February 13th, 2019|History, News, Uncategorised|

Workaid wanted to take a moment to sincerely thank Sir John Johnson, a patron since the early 1990s, for his contribution to the charity. As a dedication we thought we would share a snapshot into Sir John Johnson's interesting life [...]

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A Brief History of a Sewing Machine

By |2018-11-14T10:32:18+01:00November 14th, 2018|History, Stories|

Using Workaids collection points all over the UK we are able to receive a colossal number of donations all of which with their own unique history. Recently we obtained a donation of a 1925 Singer Sewing Machine from Clare Sykes who [...]

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International Eradication of Poverty

By |2018-10-17T07:09:54+01:00October 17th, 2018|History, News|

October 17th marks International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, so Workaid is reflecting upon its role in supporting economic development in areas of deprivation and poverty. Launched in 1987 by activist Joseph Wresinski, the main purpose of this day [...]

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