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How Reframing the Narrative changed how we saw things

Ziz York is Programme Head and Steve Hewitt is a trustee at Teams4U We think we speak for all of us in our sector, in our belief and hope that what we do changes things and helps to improve lives in the communities in which we work. Most of our energies seem divided between supporting the efforts in-country [...]

1st June, 2021|News, Opinion|

How to develop meaningful partnerships

Nurturing a meaningful partnership is vital for sustaining and implementing positive solutions. We welcomed our guest speakers Dominique Uwase Alonga, Mwimbe Fikirini, Donald Rust and Josephat Langat  to join our discussion in understanding what builds a successful and meaningful partnership.  Drawing on our previous webinar, surrounding the presence of power and privilege, it is clear that there is an undercurrent of [...]

24th May, 2021|News, Opinion|

#Senedd21: What are the parties saying?

On the 6th of May, Wales decides who will represent them in the Senedd, the parliament of Wales, and in turn, the makeup of the next Welsh Government. This election is a bit more special than normal because, for the first time, 16 & 17-year-olds and foreign nationals are able to vote! A few weeks ago, we published our Manifesto [...]

26th April, 2021|News, Featured, Campaigns & Policy|

Vaccines bring us closer

World Immunization Week 2021, 24th to 30th April Prevention is better than cure. One of the best buys in healthcare is vaccination. We now have vaccines to prevent more than 20 life-threatening diseases. Immunisation currently prevents 2-3 million deaths every year from diseases like diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, influenza and measles. #VaccinesWork The World Health organisation has chosen the theme “vaccines bring [...]

26th April, 2021|News, Opinion|

‘UK Aid cut is a devastating blow to world’s poorest’ – Wales Overseas Agencies Group

Reaction to Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs statement cutting the Overseas Development Aid budget Overseas Development Aid saves lives. It is a commitment and a responsibility we must never back away from. That is why today’s announcement by the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs is a devastating blow to the world’s poorest. After [...]

21st April, 2021|News, Press Releases|

Photography Competition | Reframing the Narrative

Hub Cymru Africa and Sub Saharan Advisory Panel are delighted to announce a photography competition to close our year-long Reframing the Narrative project.  The competition is open to both African and Welsh photographers with connections to partnership working.This year’s theme is Solidarity and winning photographs will be included in an online exhibition.Launch Date: 19th March 2021Submissions deadline: 31st October 2021Exhibition: 1st [...]

19th March, 2021|News, Featured|

A Manifesto for Global Solidarity in Wales

Hub Cymru Africa is the leading International Development organisation in Wales. Founded in 2015, we are a partnership of four organisations: Fair Trade Wales, Sub-Sahara Advisory Panel, Wales and Africa Health Links Network and the Welsh Centre for International Affairs. Our lead funder is the Welsh Government, through the Wales and Africa Programme. We are also funded through the Foreign Commonwealth [...]

26th February, 2021|News|

Springboard by Hub Cymru Africa

Hub Cymru Africa is excited to announce that later this year, we’ll be launching a brand new project - Springboard -  funded with UK aid from the UK government. Small, voluntary led organisations in Wales often struggle to professionalise to the standards required to gain larger grants. We are also seeing a negative trend in public participation in solidarity with Global [...]

18th February, 2021|News, Featured|

Foreword: Use of Digital Tools by the Wales Africa Community Report

The value of digital tools to create communities across nations, organise and work towards a common goal has never been more starkly demonstrated than during 2020. The Covid-19 global pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement have created opportunities for us to reflect on what we do and why, and accelerate change. Through adaption, we can work towards climate justice and [...]

10th February, 2021|News, Opinion|

How to develop meaningful partnerships

Nurturing a meaningful partnership is vital for sustaining and implementing positive solutions. We welcomed our guest speakers Dominique Uwase Alonga, Mwimbe Fikirini, Donald Rust and Josephat Langat  to join our discussion in understanding what builds a successful and meaningful partnership.  Drawing on our previous webinar, surrounding the presence of power and privilege, it is clear that there is an undercurrent [...]

24th May, 2021|News, Opinion|0 Comments

Vaccines bring us closer

World Immunization Week 2021, 24th to 30th April Prevention is better than cure. One of the best buys in healthcare is vaccination. We now have vaccines to prevent more than 20 life-threatening diseases. Immunisation currently prevents 2-3 million deaths every year from diseases like diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, influenza and measles. #VaccinesWork The World Health organisation has chosen the theme “vaccines [...]

26th April, 2021|News, Opinion|0 Comments

Foreword: Use of Digital Tools by the Wales Africa Community Report

The value of digital tools to create communities across nations, organise and work towards a common goal has never been more starkly demonstrated than during 2020. The Covid-19 global pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement have created opportunities for us to reflect on what we do and why, and accelerate change. Through adaption, we can work towards climate justice [...]

10th February, 2021|News, Opinion|0 Comments
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