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“In Gaza we live a tragedy, desperately trying to survive. We try to live, grow up, work and travel, but we are in a prison. But we do not give up.” Fadi — Gaza City. Amos Director Chris Rose writes about the ‘privilege’ of being able to visit our friends in Gaza and why supporting our partner NECC is as important now as it ever was.
“Little by little, the Umthombo team began to witness a change in Sibongile. Her outlook on life became more positive and she started to express a real desire to continue with her education and pick up her high school qualifications again.” Karin Joseph shares a story from Umthombo’s girls’ outreach team in Durban.
“Yesterday I phoned Croydon Council and asked if they’d declared a climate emergency. “I’m sorry,” said the frontline receptionist, “I’m not sure who you would need to speak to about that.” Joanna Bega, CEO of Child Rescue Nepal reports on Amos Trust and A Rocha UK’s first ever Climate Justice Summit in Cambridge in September.
It’s that time of year to look back at what was, as we look forward to what will be. Here are the Amos staff team’s top picks of 2019; from workshops in Tanzania to marathons in Bethlehem, from cricket finals at Lord’s to home rebuilds in Palestine, from cycle rides in the West Bank to fundraising dinners in London — these are our highlights.
On Saturday 18th January 2020, Dieudonné Nahimana, the Founder and Executive Director of Amos’ partner New Generation Burundi, announced his candidacy for the forthcoming Burundian Presidential elections. Full details.
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