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About Foxglove Project

Foxglove is an Australian charity supporting sustainable women and girl projects in the developing world.


Giving a voice to some of the world's most impoverished on International Anti-Poverty Day.

Today is International Anti-Poverty Day, a day where one of the main goals is to recognise the struggles of the most impoverished people in the world and make their voices heard. 

Foxglove Project is making a huge difference in impoverished communities.

Foxglove Project is making a huge difference in impoverished communities.

This is the story of the women of Kasebuturanyi, a village in one of the poorest provinces in the south of Rwanda.

 The Foxglove Project supported the formation of 10 self-help groups that are transforming the women’s lives forever.

Take a moment to have a listen and be part of making a difference.  

Transforming lives and villages in rural Rwanda


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