HeroRATs – ridding the world of landmines and tuberculosis

Hauling myself out of bed at 6am to go visit a field of rats was never something high on my agenda. This week, though, I’ve been working in Morogoro, a city about 4 hours west of Dar es Salaam. It’s home to Sekoine University of Agriculture (SUA), which happens to be globally renowned for its… Continue reading HeroRATs – ridding the world of landmines and tuberculosis

NYU Abu Dhabi

In connection with work for the Ethiopian Education Foundation, I’ve just spent a weekend on the Abu Dhabi campus of New York University. NYUAD have, in recent years, offered comprehensive scholarships to students from EEF and this year generously invited us (along with a group of US-based school careers counsellors) to observe the candidate selection… Continue reading NYU Abu Dhabi

Thinking of a donation? Some personal recommendations.

Firstly, just to be clear, this isn’t a plea for money. I’m not asking for donations. It’s targeted, instead, at those of you who already intend making a contribution in the run-up to the holidays, but might still be thinking about who you want to support. Maybe you’re on the look-out for new ideas where… Continue reading Thinking of a donation? Some personal recommendations.