Ernest Wins Vodafone World of Difference Award
Picture: With Gok Wan at the Vodafone World of Difference winners event - 28/02/13
A big CONGRATULATIONS to Ernest on winning a place on the Vodafone World of Difference Awards 2012.
Expressing his sentiments with obvious excitement, he said,
“The prospects this placement has opened to me are enormous, to say the least. To be supported to work on a project for a charity I founded, augments my credibility immensely and also gives the charity the kind of exposure it needs to hopefully attract further funding in future.”
Enormous Backing: Participants at the VWoD event
Recounting his experience at Refugee Aware he
touched on how difficult but rewarding it had been:
“…Although the project has often toddled under the enormous weight of challenges and expectations, it has indeed been an enjoyable few years… I feel immensely privileged and awfully excited; and if I may resort to colloquialism, one may describe my demeanour in the sum of the following childish phrases: “Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy” and “Yipee!”… Read the rest here
Used But Useful
Refugee Aware has made a donation of used clothes to the British Red Cross in Forest Hill, South East London. The items, delivered in 15 large polythene bags were sorted and bagged by a team of four young and very enthusiastic volunteers.
The donation was meant to augment the effort of the British Red Cross in the provision of assistance to refugees and internally displaced person the world over.