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Caroline takes on the West Highland Way!

Link’s Donor Development Manager, Caroline McKay, is taking on a unique challenge that will push her body to the limit, just in time for Christmas!
 
The 95 mile West Highland Way Race is usually run in midsummer. It’s a race Caroline has run twice in varying conditions. Always a little intrigued about what it would be like to run the trail - which travels from Milngavie just outside Glasgow up to Fort William - in midwinter, this year she’s going to give it a go to try and raise some Christmas cash for Link's work in Africa. 
 

Link Community Development Ghana awarded USAID Grant

Link Community Development Ghana has been successful in obtaining a USAID grant for £46,000 to fund their Promoting Transparency and Accountability in Education (PTAE) project.

In partnership with the Northern Network for Education Development (NNED), this project aims to promote transparency and accountability in education by addressing the heightened concerns among education stakeholders regarding effective governance and efficient management of education resources.

The project aims to achieve the following objectives: 

Link Community Development Ethiopia receives Boeing Grant

Link Community Development Ethiopia are delighted to be the recipients of a $50,000 grant from the Boeing Foundation for the Pre-School Advice and Support Pilot (PASP).

Lack of preschool education in rural Ethiopia is a major barrier to improving learner outcomes, as the primary curriculum assumes basic literacy and numeracy. Children who enter grade 1 with no foundation knowledge are disadvantaged from the outset.

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