Finished building project in Madagascar

High school in Madagascar partially funded by Hazel's Footprints

We are really pleased to get word last week of the completion of another one of our Third Aim projects, this time in Madagascar. In summer 2016, Hazel’s Footprints agreed to contribute £10,000 to an excellent high school capital project in the Anosy region in the south of the country. The project was masterminded by SEED Madagascar – formerly Azafady – and builds on two previous projects we’ve worked together on. The school – Manambaro Lycée – had provision for just 100 pupils a few years ago, but the […]

Catherine Roy-Stanley’s First Report from Ghana

Catherine Roy-Stanley

After nearly two months in Ghana, I can safely say that the mad way of life here feels almost ordinary. Power cuts, taxis with doors falling off and the absence of any organisation are all quite normal. There are so many moments where I pinch myself, wondering how and why I never appreciated such luxuries like hot showers and toilet paper. Comfy beds and functioning kettles are things of dreams! At first, everything was a massive shock. The difference in culture, people, values and norms […]