Welcome to our blog, where you can really get behind the scenes at Send a Cow.
From visits to our projects, to life in our busy fundraising department, and from schoolchildren meeting African farmers, to a volunteer’s perspective; whatever’s going on, we’ll keep you in on it!
Positive about the future
To mark World Aids Day on 1 December, Martin Vieira from our Research and Impact team explains how Send a Cow's social development work is helping HIV positive people overcome fear and stigma.
We arrived at the Kica Ber group in Gulu, northern Uganda, on a rainy afternoon, as part of a social development…
A poem from Ethiopia
Ambassador Tony Buckle, has recetly returned from an amazing trip to see Send a Cow's work in Ethiopia. He was inspired to write these words:
Those in search of Utopia
May find their goal in Ethiopia.
Training to trek!
Supporter, Carolyn Salisbury, is one of the team of 15 trekkers who are taking part in Send a Cow’s Team 25 trek to the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia as part of our 25th anniversary celebrations. The team is made up of her daughter Clare, Send a Cow CEO’s wife Amanda Geake, Ambassador Graeme Quar and corporate supporter Peter Mitchell - to name just a few - and they are on target to raise nearly £25,000 from sponsorship and fundraising.
The trek is an extreme…
A royal invitation
In February I became a trustee of Send a Cow. In 2002 I was working for Children’s Hospice South West and met Christa Friend, a very gifted graphic designer, counsellor, mother, wife and now – great friend. Christa’s husband Andrew had, 25 years ago, I learnt, been one of a group of five Devon farmers who sent, yes literally sent, Devon cows to Uganda.
They were told they were mad. 25 years later, Send a Cow has transformed the lives of more than 1 million…
A day in the field with Marshfield Farm
Lush green countryside, 200 happily grazing dairy cows and enough ice cream to fill 30 bath tubs an hour; I’d be lying if I wasn’t slightly jealous of Will and Dawn Hawking’s living and working environment. This lovely couple run the ubiquitous Marshfield Farm Ice Cream based near Send a Cow’s HQ in Bath.
For two years, the dairy God and Goddess have been supporting Send a Cow by donating…
Whether you have minutes to spare or days to give, everything makes a difference.
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