“Run for your Life”, September 2006

Reconnect successfully organised a 10K race in Hyde Park to raise awareness and funding. Over 300 people took part in the event.

In Commemoration of World Refugee day, 20 June 2007

The event was held at the Charity Centre/ ‘Reconnect’s office, as part of the European Union Capacity Building project to enable refugees’ in London and the South East to broaden their engagement in global issues. The event was funded by the European Union. The event included:

    • Speech and reflection on the importance of ‘Education for Development’
    • Speech by Refugee Journalists to explore the role of refugee in the British Media and the challenges
      and the way forward
    • Cultural show: Ethiopian folk show by refugee artists.

In commemoration of International women’s Day on 8 March 2012

Photos by our local partner in Ethiopia “Good Samaritan Association” (GSA). We partnered with GSA as part of the Global Community Links Project – which aimed at ‘Building Understanding for Development’ through partnership with Good Samaritan Association (GSA), a local NGO in Ethiopia. The project was funded by DFID as part of a Global Community Links Action Grant from the British Council.