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African Project Pitch Fest

News • 2 Feb 2021

African Project Pitch Fest

In 2020, CARE-P held its inaugural Project Pitch Fest, where like minded individuals shared opportunities and projects they are involved in, in Africa.

Dr James Gashumba

News • 15 Jul 2020

Senior Rwandan academic and Vice Chancellor of Rwanda Polytechnic joins CARE-P and the University of Newcastle’s TVET Think Tank

CARE-P executive member Professor Shirley Randell AO has been liaising with both, Dr James Gashumba, Vice Chancellor of Rwanda Polytechnic, and Eng Pascal Gatabazi, the Director General of the Workforce Development Authority, who are the key leaders driving Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) developments in Rwanda.

VIP ward at the Accra Psychiatric Hospital in Ghana

News • 18 May 2020

CARE-P refurbished and commissioned Accra Psychiatric Hospital VIP Ward in time to fight COVID

The Centre for African Research, Engagement and Partnerships (CARE-P) was a lead agency in partnership with the Mental Health and Wellbeing Foundation of Ghana in securing DFAT funding to redesign/refurbish the VIP ward and to also construct a 10 seater toilet block at the Cured Leper’s Village, Godokpe-Ho in the Volta Region of Ghana.

CARE-P-Bringing Sanitation to the Cured Leper’s Village

News • 6 Apr 2020

CARE-P-Bringing Sanitation to the Cured Leper’s Village in Ghana

CARE-P is leading a multi-agency submission through the Australian Direct Aid Program to build a 10 seater communal toilet block in a Recovered Leper’s Village in Ho, Ghana West Africa. Supported through Australian High Commission Ghana and Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Professor Randell with Council members of the Rwanda Association of University Women

News • 2 Apr 2020

Conjoint Professor Shirley Randell AO visits the University of Rwanda

The University Of Newcastle's continued collaboration with The University of Rwanda.

University of Newcastle student standing with Kenyan students

News • 19 Feb 2020

Endeavour Leadership Program to Kenya

Funding support from the Federal Government’s Endeavour Leadership program has enabled a group of 10 University of Newcastle students to travel through Kenya.


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