Supports Girls Education in South Sudan

School Mothers: South Sudan’s real stars Africa Educational Trust (AET) is a UK based NGO established in 1958 and working in South Sudan since 1998 providing education throughout years of war. AET initiated the School Mothers initiative in 2008 across 100 South Sudanese communities. School Mothers are locally nominated women who volunteer to act as

Improves the surgical capacity in Sierra Leone

Brynjulf Ystgaard and Håkon Bolkan are the founders of CapaCare. CapaCare was established by Brynjulf Ystgaard and Earl Bolkan. They both work as surgeons at St. Olav’s Hospital in Trondheim, and have experience with aid work in the Red Cross and Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières). High need for surgical expertise Political unrest and

Feeding the needy

Owned by the Blue Cross, the Salvation Army and the City Mission of the Church of Norway, the bank will take unwanted food from grocery stores, wholesalers and producers for distribution. It estimates that some 3 000 impoverished people in the Norwegian capital will gain access to safe and good-quality provisions which would otherwise be

Hope for CFS/ME patients

The latest medical research to be supported by the Kavli Trust focuses on myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), often called chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).   The charitable trust is backing a project at the cancer department of Haukeland University Hospital (HUH) in Bergen which aims to chart the causes of and possible treatment for the illness. This