Heartland College visits the LBW Trust

Last week, the LBW Trust had the pleasure of welcoming leaders from our partner project Heartland College. Pat Price (the CEO and Founder of the Center for Learning and Children's Rights), Ram Mishra (Project Coordinator at the Heartland College), and Chanda Koirala (School Coordinator at the Heartland College) met with LBW Trust directors and supporters to provide updates on the transformational work being done at the institution in Kathmandu, Nepal. Heartland is working to support students from all castes of society from school age through to tertiary education, including specific focuses on young women, students from rural communities, and students with traumatic childhood backgrounds. Ra

LBW Trust Directors visit Tanzania and Kenya

Last month, LBW Trust Director and Education Committee Chair Penny Verdich and LBW Trust Chair David Vaux visited our projects in Tanzania and Kenya to meet with directors, staff and beneficiaries, and to observe the impact that our support is having on local communities. In Tanzania, the LBW Trust supports the work of Sydney-based charity So They Can, which provides ongoing support to Mamire Teachers Training College and infrastructure and community support to 26 schools that surround the college as well as professional learning to their teachers. In 2018, Mamire was ranked as the top teachers' training college in Tanzania. In Kenya, the LBW Trust is supporting two cohorts of young women to

Sydney Thunder host All Nations Social Cricket "Don't Give Up, Give Back" event

Abdul Razzaq is an asylum seeker who fled Pakistan in 2013. After arriving in Melbourne, he looked for ways to contribute to his new community and support fellow asylum seekers, and in 2014, he founded All Nations Social Cricket, a cricket club meant to help asylum seekers overcome their isolation and anxiety. All Nations has grown significantly since then, and this past weekend they hosted a Don't Give Up, Give Back T10 tournament at Doyle Ground in North Parramatta, held in conjunction with the Sydney Thunder. The LBW Trust and Batting for Change recently expanded their partnership with the Sydney Thunder in an effort to engage local cricket communities to support tertiary education in dev

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