Next WOMA Fundraising Event – Jan 7th 2011

Next WOMA fundraising gig :

Friday January 7th 2011

@ Roundhouse Studio Theatre, Chalk Farm Road, Camden London NW1 8EH

(Tubes: Chalk Farm and Camden Town)

Members of Transglobal Underground and Ingrid Thobekile in a one off tribute concert to Doreen Thobekile.

Also featuring:

Poetic Pilgrimage and the wonderful DJ Ritu

Doors 7.30pm Entrance £15 on the night(£13 in advance) Bookings through the Roundhouse box office

all proceeds to WOMA

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WOMA Newsletter – Dec 2010

Dear Friends and Supporters,

We write to you at the end of a year which has seen WOMA reach a new milestone – we have now recruited more than 50 women to take part in our sponsored training programmes!

As we write this, six more Ugandan women have been selected to attend the Namasuba College in Kampala, while in Kenya a new training bursary has enabled Florence to begin her tailoring and fashion design course at the prestigious Buru Buru School of Arts.

We have benefited from having Karen “on the ground” in Africa, and she has been able to find out first hand how the training courses have helped the women to develop skills and make themselves infinitely more secure financially.

In August, she went to Kampala to meet some of the tailoring graduates.
Estha Nabunya is now employed making school uniforms and doing basic repairs, while Teddy Nabakooza has ventured into the traditional garment market.
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