Meeting the Ogongorans #TFBloggers

So, looking at the community that we'll spend most time with: The Ugandan village of Ogongora is a perfect example of what happens when a church is mobilised to care for the the physical and spiritual needs of those around it. In 2003 the community fled the village – as the rebels advanced. In 2005, after two years in camps, the residents returned. With they had nothing. Houses were burnt and destroyed. Crops, cattle and…

Some Digital Spaces for #TFBloggers

So, as I get prepared for Uganda, what spaces am I thinking I might place material in... This will depend, of course, upon power, signal, etc. in the villages/hotel - a certain amount of pre-testing has been done, but we won't know until we get there... Blog Twitter: @drbexl, @bigbible, #tfbloggers Facebook Pinterest Flickr YouTube Audioboo Storify Will 500 people give £1 to Tear Fund? Go to Give.Net I'm going as part of my work for…

Going to “See For Myself” with #TFBloggers

So here we are, my shoulders are full of needle-marks, my backpack is out of the attic and my well-worn passport has just come back with a Ugandan visa in it. Along with @davewalker and @lizclutterbuck I've been invited to come "See For Myself" by Tearfund. What're we going to see? We'll be landing in Kampala on 24th February, and heading to Soroti as a base for visits to a number of local villages (including Ogongora), flying…

SuperBadger

SuperBadger is an application that has been developed for Facebook by Tear Fund. As the Fan Page states: "Are you bored of pointless applications? Want to do something that counts? Then it's time for you to join the movement of Facebook badgers, and use your voice to fight global poverty. With SuperBadger you can send prewritten emails straight from your profile to the people making the decisions - whether it is badgering politicians about climate…

Tear Fund

Tearfund is committed to working in partnership (both short and long-term) with evangelical Christians, enabling them to fulfil their ministry to the poor. Tear Fund focuses upon the following issues, although it remains open to change/reaction to current needs: Development and Capacity Building Public health, including HIV/AIDS Children at Risk Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation
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