Archives for November 2011

Dreams can come true

Today, as we were packing to catch tonight’s flight back to Lusaka, the above invitation arrived by email. The British High Commissioner, Mr Tom Carter, is hosting a reception to mark the launch of the funding agreement for the ColaLife trial in Zambia on Monday (5/12/11). So, the secret is out: we can now confirm […]

ColaLife Poster

View and download the full-size poster here. The full-size poster will print 4′ x 6′. I am totally delighted with this poster. It was produced by Kieran Harrod of Derby Graphic Design following our call on the ColaLife Facebook Page for graphic designers to produce a poster for the World Congress conferences. The poster will be […]

A day at the Westminster Hub – video ColaLife update

Yesterday I spent a great day at the new Westminster Hub. I’m grateful to have honorary membership in exchange for helping out with the launch of the hub from Zambia. Jane and I wrote a ‘manifesto for unlikely alliances’ based our our experience so far putting the ColaLife project together. Click on the image to […]

Can I have just a minute of your time?

Back in August ColaLife was encouraged by supporters to enter the Making More Health competition so we did, along with more than 470 others from 82 countries. On 9 November 2011 the 13 finalists were announced and ColaLife was amongst them. The public is now invited to vote to determine the competition’s three winners, who will each […]

Productive day despite transport trauma

Today was always going to be a busy day, scheduled to start with a meeting with SABMiller at 10am. In preparation for this I was up early and dived into the car with my flip flops on to drive across to the other side of Lusaka to pick up Rohit before the traffic jams started. […]

Rohit, ICT4RD and UNICEF

Rohit Ramchandani at UNICEF HQ, Lusaka I last blogged just before we left the airport to meet Rohit for the first time and you will all be anxious to know if he arrived safely. Well he did. Here he is in full flow this afternoon (3/11/11) at the UNICEF headquarters in Lusaka. This was our […]