Mercy Mattresses in Rwanda

One of the projects that our Rwandan partner GNPDR runs is called ‘Mercy Mattresses’ and it is a beautiful example of peace and reconciliation being carried out in a very practical way.The mattresses are made by Rwandans who suffered badly in the genocide, are still working through the process of forgiveness …

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I Live Again in Gulu

I Live Again Uganda aren’t an official CRED Partner, but they are certainly good friends of ours. A Ugandan NGO, they describe themselves as ‘an indigenious organization with a passion for serving our own people. Our mission is to give hope to the people of Northern Uganda through holistic restoration …

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Mining for Gold part 2

The Mercury-free Gold mining technology that I wrote about yesterday, and its links with fairtrade certification continued in the visits that we made today. Yesterday we visited SAMA – an alliance of small-scale miners in the Sinyonja area, and the ones who look after the ‘Wonder Machine’ or Gold Kacha. …

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