Self Help Africa(May 28, 2012)
at the Mytton and Mermaid in Atcham, Shrewsbury.
Self Help Africa is an international development agency working in nine countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. The charity works in Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Togo, Ghana, Burkina Faso, and Zambia to increase food production and support rural African communities to earn a sustainable living.
The people in these photos in no particular order are:- CEO Ray Jordan, Country Director Kalongo Chitengi - Arthur Preston, Clare Wearden, Fred & John Till, Adeline Rayment & Hilary Blackburn, Geoffrey & Audrey Barnard, Jane Britnell, Bethany Coad & Steve Coad, Marina Churm, Gemma Lovering & Emma Lloyd from Walford College, Nikki davies, Colin Salt, PAtricia Albino & Tendai Tsanga, Pat, Mathaue & Alan Jarvis, Volunteer Camilla Loney with Tracey Smallman & Gail Kirby from Shortwood School.
The music provided for the Event was by "Democratic Republic Of Djembe" playing traditional African rhythms. The three lady's in the photo from this group are Ruth Suter, Ellen Embleton and Chrissy Bridge. At the end of their performance they also invited some of us to join them, which was great fun!
If you want to learn more about West African rhythms they have meetings every Sunday between 4-7 pm at the English Bridge Workshop, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6AD.