This month our newsletter was written by Rachael Marshall, Dig Deep's Senior Fundraising and Partnership Development Officer, following her trip to Kenya in January Here at Dig Deep it has been all systems go with new projects under construction, new fundraising events taking place as well as community health volunteers undergoing training.
In our last newsletter, we talked briefly about the research that we were undertaking surrounding Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) a
Thousands of people travel to Tanzania each year to take on the Mount Kilimanjaro trek. Reaching the summit and standing at the highest point in Africa is an incredible achievement and a once in a lifetime journey that you will never forget. To help you prepare for the climb we’ve asked Mark Whitman, author of Mount Kilimanjaro: Trekkers Guide to the Summit and the blogs, Climb Kilimanjaro Guide and Mountain IQ, to share his knowledge and tops tips for a successful climb. To
This blog was written by Jess Goddard our Fundraiser of the Month for December. Jess is part of the Derby team and is fundraising for the 2019 Kilimanjaro Challenge. So far Jess has raised over £1145 For my fundraising I decided I wanted to do lots of little events to raise money. I sold handmade decorations and cards leading up to Christmas. My family reached out to our neighbours and family friends for car boot sale donations, they did this through putting notes in letterbo
‘Aunt Flo is visiting’, 'I'm on', ‘the decorators are in’, ‘time of the month’… all idioms used in the UK to talk discreetly about a natural process that a large percentage of the population experiences each month - periods. Period. A word that is usually spoken in hushed tones by women and girls in the UK and is adamantly avoided by girls in Kenya; a taboo topic even amongst mothers, daughters, sisters and friends. Menstruation is one of the biggest barriers to girls’ educat