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[World Streets] Transaid: Emergency Transport in Northern Nigeria

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  • Eric Britton
    Transaid is an international development organisation
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 14, 2009

      Transaid is an international development organisation that seeks to reduce poverty and improve lives in Africa and across the developing world through creating better transport. Here is a transport partnership project they are working on in Northern Nigeria.

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      PS. Want to support their project? Here's the story in brief: “Ed O'Connor, a Transaid volunteer, is one of 4 finalists competing for 2 places in the Vodafone World of Difference competition. If Ed wins one of the 2 places Vodafone will pay his salary for 12 months, and additionally Vodafone will provide £20K for expenses and project costs. If Ed wins he will be running the Emergency Transport project in Northern Nigeria. This is an extremely vital project which will develop a system of transport to allow women living in remote rural areas access to health facilities to give birth safely. A ground breaking project and a great opportunity for Transaid.


      How to vote: You have to go to Facebook to make this one work. Visit the page on Facebook called 'World of difference UK 2009', click on “wall”, then on the second item on the wall click on Edwards name, you will then be asked to accept the polling software and be able to click on Edward’s name to cast your vote.




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