Newsletter: Autumn 2007

Good News for the Poor

REAP continues to extend it’s teaching and write more leaflets explaining simple methods of sustainable improvement in the use of agriculture, cooking methods nutrition and natural medicines, largely through African Christian churches.

Success at Kisumu

Roger SharlandIn August Reap won first places as Best Small Trade Stand and Best NGO Stand, and second place as Best Environmental Management at Kenya’s Kisumu Show. The medical garden once more caused great interest in displaying how Africa’s poorest people can effectively grow plants which can be of enormous benefit to them.

An Opportunity to meet Dr. Roger Sharland

Discover more about the vision of REAP.

In November Roger will be at two open Supporter’s Days, in Exeter and Reading.

  • Saturday 3rd November at St. Leonards, Topsham Road, EX2 4NG, there will be two differing sessions; 10.30 – 12.30 and 2.00 – 4.00. Come to either or both. Bring own lunch or buy locally in town.
  • Saturday 10th November at Greyfriars, Friar Street, RG1 1EH, there will be a single session; 10.30 – 12.30.

Prayer Points

  • Prayer for a good attendance at the supporter’s days at Exeter and Reading in November; that these may enable more people to realise exactly what Reap does.
  • Thanks that the hard work that Reap staff have put in to exhibit at the Kisumu Show has once more been recognized and that this has proven a successful means to promote new and improved methods which can benefit the lives of Africa’s rural population.
  • Safety in travel for Reap personnel as they constantly visit many dangerous locations.
Medicinal CharcoalShowing how medicinal charcoal is made
Kenya’s PresidentKenya’s President meets Pamela, Reap’s goat, who won first prize at this year’s Kisumu Show, when he was awarding the cups that Reap won again this year.
Medicinal GardenA medicinal garden plot
Natural MedicinesRosalia teaching about the use of natural medicines at the Ukweli Pastoral Centre