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Apr 14

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8,000 Rubber Trees

I have to admit, I’ve been bitten by the killer bug of the 21st Century. Impatience, it’s eating away at me. (Like the annoying spinning coloured wheel on my computer screen, so are the days of my life).

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Apr 14

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Midwives: changing the world one family at a time

5 May 2014; International day of the Midwife  

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Apr 14

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featured home post

The 2h project is a grassroots development initiative founded by Adelaide mother of three Kate Taylor. Tired of feeling helpless in the face of global injustice, Kate made an important discovery, “Making a positive difference in one person’s life can make a world of difference”. An initial trip to Cambodia in 2000 and the idea

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Jan 14

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Beds for BOC

We took up a collection at our last movie night fundraiser to help raise funds for beds for the Battambang Ophthalmic Clinic in Cambodia. Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of everyone who gave on that night, we were able to cover the cost of all 36 beds! Founder and director of the BOC Sarou has since […]

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Oct 13

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The votes are in

Amy Earlier this year, Amy Schirmer was nominated for the Women’s Weekly “Women of the Future” competition to win a scholarship for the 2h Project. Although she missed out on the People’s Choice award, we are very excited to announce that Amy was awarded a $10,000 runner up prize, which will be used to help ...

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Jun 13

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Vision of Hope

How would you describe Sarou? One word comes to mind straight away; committed. This is the man responsible for Battambang Ophthalmic Clinic. Not just its daily operation but its reason for being there in the first place. We first met some 7 years ago. He had the look in his eyes that he still has today. […]

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Jun 13

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A Million Smiles

Mike Worsman Adelaide based film maker and journalist asks the question; ‘what makes people smile?‘. Is it money, a nice house and a couple of kids? “The idea for a million smiles movie started some years ago, but came to a head waiting at a busy pedestrian crossing. Having just read that loneliness was now the ...

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Jun 13

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Introducing 2h Ambassador, Phil Hoffmann

Recently 2h took a minute to catch up with our very own ambassador, Phil Hoffmann from Phil Hoffmann Travel. It’s been our best kept secret but Phil and Alison Hoffmann have been terrific supporters of the 2h Project for several years. We figured after that length of time we were well overdue for a formal introduction. […]

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Mar 13

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Half the Sky

In 2010 foreign correspondents for the New York Times Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn published their compelling book ‘Half the Sky’. Half the Sky contains an array of extraordinary real life stories that uncover the barbaric abuses that women face on a daily basis. “It’s impossible to stand by and do nothing after ...

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Mar 13

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It’s So Not Cool

How about some thought on the issue. Maybe even some discussion. Is it ‘right’ when our teenage boys think there’s nothing ‘wrong’ with naked or half naked girls screen printed across their shirts? One or two have recently shown up at our place. Our own kids have heard the drum but clearly the message hasn’t made ...

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