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HAFSA Social-Bubbles and Bees!

Posted on May 22, 2015 in News

Saturday 6th June from 7pm till late!   Delicious food, quiz, raffle, bar, friends, music and poems, Palestinian products on sale   Entrance is £10, this is one of our major fund raiser. We are raising money to buy hives for Sabastiya. We already helped women set up a small soap production.   Bring your own poem on the theme of bees and/or soap. A price for the one we like best. And feel free to come dressed appropriately   Please let us know you are coming, so we cook even more food, by emailing Andree...

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Mini Bulletin – Winter 2015

Posted on Mar 9, 2015 in Bulletins, Meetings, News

The winter bulletin will be out soon. In the meantime here is a mini-bulletin with our latest news! Our AGM was on the 5th January and was highly successful on both the administrative and social fronts. The committee was appointed, our progress in 2014 and future projects were discussed, and we heard from we several interesting speakers. You can read more in Monika’s report. At our first committee meeting after the AGM, we appointed officers and co-opted two new members to the committee. Our members have been emailed the full list of new officers. So now business has been attended to,...

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AGM Report

Posted on Mar 9, 2015 in Meetings, News

Once again we managed to make our AGM an informative and social event, rather than a typical tedious bureaucratic affair. Sadly Andree, our chair, was not well but she had prepared a slide show which Jean our vice chair presented. The pictures reminded us of the events we had witnessed throughout the year in Sabastiya. In the spring two young football coaches from Brentford Football Club travelled to the West Bank and were treated like celebrities by the Palestinian football fans. This is a joint project with Hounslow Ramallah Twinning Association. We then spent several weeks worrying about...

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Hanwell Friends of Sabastiya Bulletin 9 Autumn 2014

Posted on Sep 19, 2014 in Bulletins

Hanwell Friends of Sabastiya Bulletin 9 Autumn 2014

We hope you all had a good summer. It was not so good for Gaza or the West Bank, where the oppression by the Israeli army and the aggression from the illegal settlers increased greatly. In Sabastiya things were quieter, although two young men were shot at a demonstration in support of Gaza organised by the villagers. Both were admitted to hospital but are now back home. Our main project in 2014, populating Sabastiya with hens and cockerels, was a great success. With your help, we managed to buy 420 hens and 30 cockerels for 84 families. Although around 20 died, many have produced...

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Its Hanwell carnival time!

Posted on Jun 14, 2014 in News

  Its Hanwell carnival time!   Saturday 21st June, 12-6pm, Elthorne Park, Boston road W7 As usual we will have a stall to raise our profile and also to fund raise: we will sell cakes and books Sale of cup cakes or any home made cakes is very popular and so are books,  if you can donate either please bring on the day or drop at Lynn’s .You can phone her to arrange delivery on:07840400429   In any case please come and visit the stall and help out if you...

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Update on Hen Project

Posted on Apr 16, 2014 in News

Update on Hen Project

We raised a fantastic total of £775.50 at our Hen and Cockerel Party – which included contributions sent by members/supporters who were unable to attend. Many thanks and well done to all helpers on making it such an enjoyable and successful evening. Special thanks to Monika and Martin for providing the venue and allowing us to ‘take over’ their home. In addition, we have received: a donation of £61 from the drop-in club at St. Thomas’ Church, Hanwell, £110 from Quakers in Ealing and £100 from supporters in Scotland (Dundee) So that’s a final total...

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