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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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Meddy, CEO of AFFCAD in Uganda Visits Workaid

By |2019-04-29T10:49:57+01:00April 29th, 2019|Events, News, Stories|

It was a pleasure to have another visit this month from Meddy (Mohammed Kisirisa), CEO and co-founder of AFFCAD in Uganda. His energy and enthusiasm shine through his work in the slum area of Bwaise. He's a real inspiration to [...]

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Adrian Hatch Joins Workaid as CEO

By |2019-03-04T14:19:10+01:00March 4th, 2019|History, News, Stories|

The trustees are delighted to announce that Adrian Hatch has joined Workaid as CEO. Adrian has had a fascinating career in the charitable sector and until last month was CEO of Safe Child Thailand (SCT). One of the many attractions [...]

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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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