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Stories and updates from Hazel's Footprints Trust, our Partner Schools, Educational Projects and Footprinters (volunteers).


Superb New IT lab at Ngumbe School, Malawi

Sun, 20th Aug 2017

Earlier this year, we agreed to fund a project with IT Schools Africa in Malawi.  We provided a third aim grant of £1,300 to refurbish the IT lab at Ngumbe Community Day School. …


Footprinter report: Emma Patton in Malawi

Wed, 24th Dec 2014

Unlike other African countries Malawi has always been known to be relatively safe in comparison. The Warm Heart of Africa where the people are always friendly and welcoming, it certainly…


Emma Patton: footprinter report from Malawi

Tue, 8th Jul 2014

So much has happened recently in the village that Im going to need to keep things short and sweet to fit it all in for a proper update of my…


Footprinter report: Emma Patton in Malawi

Sun, 13th Apr 2014

Malawi is certainly testing my love for it early on in my trip. The first hurdle which had to be overcome was actually getting here with the correct cases. My…


Health centre training day – Soha Sobhy footprinter report

Fri, 17th May 2013

During my time i was often surprised by the referrals that we got from the health centres, patients with pre-eclampsia sent without blood pressures ever being taken, eclamptics being sent…


See one, do one, teach one – Soha Sobhy footprinter report

Sun, 17th Mar 2013

The interns here run the show- they are newly qualified doctors at FY1 level equivalent in the uk- they are a lot more hands on as medical students but still…


3 months reflection- January – Soha Sobhy

Thu, 17th Jan 2013

So I’ve been here for just over three months now, most days Ive really enjoyed it and other days I’ve just wanted to run away and wondered what I’m doing…


Soha Sobhy: Initial reports

Sun, 13th Jan 2013

Hi, I am a doctor who was working in London, but Ive decided to take the year out and go to Malawi! So Ive been volunteering here for 2 months…


A 20 Stone Toothless Spot by Naomi Dunphy

Wed, 21st Mar 2012

How it feels like yesterday I was writing the last report – time flies so fast when you are having fun which isnt great! I was asked the other day…


Family Visits by Naomi Dunphy

Tue, 10th Jan 2012

So this report is covering both December and January. December was a super busy month as just after my last report my family came out to visit me which was…


14 Mangos a Day by Naomi Dunphy

Thu, 15th Dec 2011

Report 4- this is crazy! Time definitely flies when you are having fun. Its actually pretty sad that I am nearly half way through my time. Well this month we…


Cycling Fun by Naomi Dunphy

Tue, 22nd Nov 2011

So if the whole You are what you eat thing is true then I am definitely the biggest mango in the entire world! Seriously I think my record for one…


Grt Involved by Naomi Dunphy

Wed, 24th Aug 2011

Hey so here is my first update. I have now been in Malawi for 2 months which is slightly gutting because time already seems to be flying by so quickly.…


Second Wedding by Naomi Dunphy

Thu, 11th Aug 2011

So here is my Second Report and I have just had my Second Wedding so perfect timing! I would like to say I got there on time but that would…


Naomi Dunphy: Initial report

Wed, 1st Jun 2011

Hi. My name is Naomi and I live in Arbroath, Scotland where I have just finished my 5th Year at Arbroath Hugh School. So a week to go and Im…

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