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Send a Cow Talks: Growing Hope for Refugees

Join us on Thursday 8th April at 6:30 pm to hear all about our work in Uganda and how our approach, developed over the last 30 years, supports refugee families to grow a place to call home. This is a virtual event held over Zoom.

  • When
    Thursday 8th April 2021 at 6:30 pm
  • Where
    Online – we will send a link to the online Zoom event 24 hours before it starts
  • Type
    Virtual Talk
  • Cost
    Free

Since 2018, we have been working with refugee families and Uganda residents in the Palabek Refugee Settlement, Uganda, as they rebuild their lives.

In October 2020, we have started an additional project in partnership with the World Food Programme, supporting even more refugee families across two new settlements in Uganda.

Our panel will introduce you to our projects supporting refugees, stories from the families you support and the practical skills and knowledge we are proud to share with farming families.

This event is free but we welcome any voluntary donations you are able to give. Any support is greatly appreciated and will go towards helping families in rural Africa to grow a brighter future.

You’ll also have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have on the night.

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John Okike

John Okike is Project Coordinator for the Lamwo Integrated Refugee Project for Send a Cow Uganda. John joined Send a Cow in 2017 as Agricultural Extension Worker and proudly became Project Coordinator in 2019. John is passionate about improving livelihoods of vulnerable communities by passing on sustainable farming knowledge and techniques.

Pamela Ebanyat

Pamela Ebanyat is acting country director for Send a Cow Uganda. Pamela joined the charity in 2015 as programmes manager for Uganda, overseeing Send a Cow projects across the country. Pamela is particularly interested in helping vulnerable families to increase their income and improve nutrition through the farming techniques they learn as part of Send a Cow's approach.

Sheila Halder

Sheila Halder is Farm Systems Coordinator at Send a Cow. Her role is varied but her primary focus is supporting technical staff on crop, vegetable and livestock production and ensuring staff have a solid understanding of sustainable agriculture and how farmers can put our teachings into practice.

David Bragg

David Bragg is one of the 12 original founding farmers for Send a Cow. David was driven by a strong belief that we can help people and make a real difference to those living in extreme poverty. After setting up the charity, David became Programme Manager for 13 years, overseeing our projects. Today, he is still heavily involved as a volunteer Ambassador, raising funds and spreading awareness of our work across the UK.

We look forward to welcoming you to this event. Ensure to reserve your place so you don’t miss out. If you have any questions, please contact us at events@sendacow.org