Grand Circle Foundation has partnered with OnePlanet to support the Maijuna tribe in Peru since 2018. Coronavirus is having a devastating impact on Indigenous peoples throughout the Amazon. Indigenous communities are extremely vulnerable to the pandemic due to persistent inequality, discrimination, and lack of access to health care. With a total population of only 600,… Read more »
Month: November 2020
We are happy to announce that the St Mary’s Papermaking project has officially begun. The group of eight women began their training at the beginning of November and have taken to it with much motivation and excitement. Due to Covid-19, this project was delayed as travel was not allowed within the country. Now that some… Read more »
Haven Horizons, a charity based in Clare, set up the visit. A delegation from Ireland visited St Paul last year. Haven Horizons is one of the foundation’s newest partner sites, with OAT visitors to start arriving in 2021. Learn more about this new site here.
When we support scholarships through Grand Circle Foundation, of course our hope is that every student will successfully complete their schooling, and continue on to a fulfilling career. But despite our best efforts in rural Africa, where so many families live in extreme poverty, some young people lose their way. Frank was one of these… Read more »
Just over 2 weeks ago I received a call from Magret, Head Mistress of Ayalabe Primary School, Karatu. The children from Grade 7 had rallied around and raised money to buy Grand Circle Foundation a Thank you gift, A white chicken, and Magret gifted GCF her Cock-rel to say, thank you for our kindness. They travelled… Read more »