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Eid Celebrations at Kesho Leo!

Wednesday 31 August 2011, marked one of the most important celebrations/ event in Tanzania and Islam, Eid al-Fitr (The Day of Giving), a festival signifying the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan.

Queensland Poetry Festival 2011

fws's own Cindy Keong (fws education manager) is performing at the 15th Annual Queensland Poetry Festival this weekend, at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Saturday, August 27 2011 at 2.45 pm. Her piece is much inspired by her time spent working with fws in Tanzania in 2010.

oyster mushroom success!

We are thrilled to share the success of our pilot-mushroom project! For the past month, our Permaculture Manager, Lindsay, has been hard at work in pursuit of a universally prized mushroom'€”the Pleurotus ostreatus, more commonly known as the Oyster mushroom.

our low-tech, hi-tech rocket stove!

Ever heard of a Rocket Stove? Sounds like something out of a commercial… made of some state-of-the-art polycarbonate material that will surely cook up any meal at the rate of Speedy-Gonzales with just one touch of a button, right?

Dala Dala(ing) it to the Snake Park!

Remember the buzz and anticipation of a school excursion, when just the thought of getting out school for a day or afternoon was as if you'€™re going on some great escapade with your mates?

Kesho Leo open house!

At the recent Kesho Leo open house information was available on free community English classes, healthcare, farming, and the general workings of the Kesho Leo village.

City2Surf for fws

The dedicated volunteers of f w s are putting together our very own team to tackle the world's largest run on August 14, 2011 - and we're gathering participants from near and far...

Back care education at Kesho Leo

Prevention is better than cure! With the mamas keeping themselves busy, the health team thought it was about time for a bit of education on back care and injury prevention.