Solidarity Volunteering: Strong Relationships, Mutual Development

Rural Health and Women’s Leadership in Lusaka, Zambia

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Now in the final months of their placements in Lusaka, Zambia, Emma and Stephen Yates have contributed on two fronts to the Palms Vision. Stephen, a Senior MO, gives his account of the challenges faced by a fledgling referral hospital team -including fears should the Ebola epidemic spread-  while Emma speaks of her experience assisting […]

Celebrate International Women’s Day with us at Palms

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Palms Australia echoes the U.N. theme for 2012 International Women’s Day: Empower Rural Women – End Hunger and Poverty.
Bring your lunch and join us at 1pm Thursday, 8th March to mark the occasion. During this informal gathering we will hear stories about the challenges and successes of rural women in their quest to be self-reliant agents of change in their community.


The poor themselves can create a poverty-free world —
all we have to do is to free them from the chains that we have put around them. - Muhammad Yunus