July 2010 Monthly Archive

Article in Sharrow Today

An article I wrote about my mission “Building Schools, Building Nations” appeared in Sharrow Today magazine. You can read the article “Local teacher seeks support for Afghanistan schools“.

Tapton Secondary School Sheffield

Last Saturday I was invited to Tapton’s Community Day to meet students who used my website and experiences to produce work on Afghanistan. I would like to thank Global Education tutor Karen Mee who organised the week long project and displayed students work on art, poetry, stories etc. Thank you also to teachers and parents…

Ecclesfield Primary School Sheffield

Had a fantastic day at Ecclesfield Primary School working with Sheffield University School of Architecture and Year 5 children discussing design ideas for a school in Puckhtoonkwha. Children at the school came up with innovative ideas after presentations from Leo and myself. Children at the school worked in groups and compared spaces at their school…

Pukhtoon Schools Project

I recently approached Prue Chiles Director of Sheffield University School Architecture and her associate Leo Care and asked them if they would support my project of building schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan. After several meetings Prue, Leo and myself applied successfully for KT Rapid Response Funding. The project received a sum of £7000 to help…

Sheffield Winter Gardens

You can view a small exhibition of my photographs, from 4th July and for one week only, showing my experiences of schools in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Kashmir in the Winter Gardens located in the centre of Sheffield.