Haller has teamed up with Gravity Light Foundation to trial sustainable lighting in Haller communities. Gravity Light Foundation Commercial Director, Caroline Angus and Haller CEO Alia Malik met in London through social enterprise network, On Purpose. Haller projects in Kenya include a renewable energy component and methods have been trialled from biogas to solar charging stations. But Haller still had not found a durable low cost technology that would fit its communities.
It didn’t take us long to fill our spaces for the The Vitality British 10K London and Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon in July and October respectively and we are delighted to have the support of 20 committed runners who will no doubt have started their training.
Pupils from the pre-prep department at Holmewood House School were treated to a delicious pancake breakfast recently and raised funds to provide a nutritious porridge breakfast for the children at our 3 community schools.
At the recent British Airways Community and Conservation Day, Haller was delighted to have been chosen as the recipient of the ‘Conservation Charity of the Year 2015′ award in recognition of the work we do in the outlying areas of Mombasa and at the Tana River Delta.
We are delighted to welcome Sophie Dollar onto the Board of Trustees and were honoured that she joined us on our recent trip to visit our projects in Mombasa this month.
We are delighted to announce the Haller Farmers App (www.hallerfarmers.org) is now available on Facebook’s Internet.org initiative, Free Basics.
Hi, my name is Nelson Chenga and a year ago I was the slightly disillusioned Supplements and Senior Features Writer for The Financial Gazette, Zimbabwe’s leading business weekly newspaper. I had been working in journalism for 25 years and development issues were always very close to my heart, so when some colleagues mentioned the Haller Prize for Development Journalism I had mixed emotions as I honestly thought ‘Haller…who are these guys?