NORTH WEIR CHARITABLE TRUST

Registered Charity No. 1058757

(NW Trust Hay)

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News Sheet

There have been many applications during the last two years and as always Trustees have been impressed by the diversity of projects undertaken.


Support has been given to some of the young people taking part in School educational visits and their travels have taken them across the globe - France Poland Uganda and Australia. From reports received valuable experience has been gained and many friendships made.


Volunteers have worked in demanding situations at medical centres in Ethiopia and East Timor.

Students have participated in geographical and conservation studies in Sabah Borneo and Vancouver.


One musician linked with a charitable organisation visited the Baka Pygmy Community near the Cameroon/Congo border helping with recording their well renowned traditional music. These people are being ousted from their remote hunter/gatherer forest life and need assistance to understand their human rights and to adapt their style of living.


Involvement in special sports and arts projects has received support as have requests for help with the purchase of specialised equipment required for educational studies.

Fund-raising is inevitably a vital aspect of the Trust's work and recognition must be given to all those who help to organise events and support them





Applications for Awards

Information is sent annually to schools colleges groups and associations whose members may reside within the Trust area. Advertisements are placed in the local press during February also in Church magazines and WYE local.

Reports

These are welcomed by Trustees as they reveal how much can be achieved in often demanding circumstances to the benefit of `givers and receivers'

The following quotes will be of interest and may offer inspiration to others - '... every pound was used to good effect, whether it was supplying each midwife with a bar of soap to wash her hands or with sterile scissors to cut the umbilical cord' `I met with young people from Finland Poland Germany and the Basque country at the Europahaus in Aurich which was set up in 1945 to promote the peaceful co-existence of young people in Europe' 'I stayed in a house constructed from corrugated iron with a family of eight Masai. This was the highlight of my trip. The whole experience opened my eyes and has changed my approach to life. The happiness and the generosity of Kenyan people, despite their poverty, Is an inspiration' `The journey to Colombia was straight forward and we arrived in Bogota to a prearranged safety briefing from Embassy staff. We were the first school that they knew of to have visited Colombia' 'I also was lucky enough to be invited by the group to attend the annual S day IEEE World Medical Imaging Conference In Knoxville Tennessee. It was a great chance to learn more about areas other than Nuclear Medicine such as MR/ and Diagnostic Radiology'


 Thailand

 Africa

  Ethiopia

Some of the parts of the World where our recipients have studied and learned while helping local people

To see slide shows of more of our students on many different projects, please visit our “Gallery” page