Posts Tagged ‘Transaid’

Celebrating 9,600 drivers trained and £75,000 for 75 years

Celebrating 9,600 drivers trained and £75,000 for 75 years
  .. Celebrating 9,600 drivers trained and £75,000 for 75 years This month we celebrated our road safety results in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal On the 24th October we held our annual Showcase, hosted by Ashurst LLP in London. The event was an opportunity to highlight our achievements...
November 1st, 2019 | Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

What’s in a name? Maimuna’s tells the dramatic story of her birth…

What’s in a name? Maimuna’s tells the dramatic story of her birth…
. What’s in a name? Maimuna’s tells the dramatic story of her birth… The night Amina went into labour, extreme weather and armed robbers stood between her and the medical care she needed. Thankfully, Emergency Transport Scheme (ETS) driver Bilyaminu was determined to help her reach...
September 27th, 2019 | Charity | Read More

Find out how ETS is changing lives for mothers and drivers in Nigeria

Find out how ETS is changing lives for mothers and drivers in Nigeria
. Find out how ETS is changing lives for mothers and drivers in Nigeria When Bilyaminu became an ETS driver, his entire community reaped the benefits. The Emergency Transport Scheme (ETS) is a free of charge service in which volunteer drivers from the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW)...
July 26th, 2019 | Charity, Land Trasnport | Read More

What difference does available transport make? Ask Jamila…

What difference does available transport make? Ask Jamila…
… What difference does available transport make? Ask Jamila… Meet Jamila and Abdullahi: a mother who has used ETS and the driver that saved her life Since 2016, the Emergency Transport Scheme (ETS) has been helping pregnant women in rural communities access vital health services in Nasarawa...
June 28th, 2019 | Charity | Read More

See what we’re celebrating this #WorldBicycleDay 🚲

See what we’re celebrating this #WorldBicycleDay 🚲
.. See what we’re celebrating this #WorldBicycleDay 🚲 Transforming lives through safe, available and sustainable transport World Bicycle Day is almost here! Monday 3rd June is World Bicycle Day – and this year, Transaid has plenty of reasons to celebrate! Between launching our latest...
May 31st, 2019 | Charity | Read More

MAMaZ Against Malaria at Scale set to benefit four times more people at risk of malaria in rural Zambia

MAMaZ Against Malaria at Scale set to benefit four times more people at risk of malaria in rural Zambia
… MAMaZ Against Malaria at Scale set to benefit four times more people at risk of malaria in rural Zambia We are delighted to announce the scale up of Transaid and partners’ highly successful MAMaZ against Malaria (MAM) pilot project. This comes after securing matched funding from Grand Challenges...
April 25th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety | Read More

Transaid turns 20!

Transaid turns 20!
.. “Transaid’s programmes have been proven to work and I hope the industry recognises the value they add.” HRH The Princess Royal Last week, we celebrated our 20th anniversary celebrations with a special showcase event in London, attended by more than 150 industry supporters, partners...
November 30th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity | Read More

Help us celebrate our 20th anniversary! Just one year until Land’s End to John O’Groats!

Help us celebrate our 20th anniversary! Just one year until Land’s End to John O’Groats!
.. A year today, our cyclists will be close to completing our 20th anniversary challenge!   Don’t miss out on being one of them! To celebrate our 20th anniversary, next June will see Transaid’s biggest cycling challenge to date take place: Lands End to John O’Groats. With just under...
June 29th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity | Read More

It’s World Malaria Day!

It’s World Malaria Day!
Since July last year, Transaid has been part of the programme MAMaZ Against Malaria (MAM), an innovative approach to beating malaria. This is a collaboration between Medicines for Malaria Ventures (MMV), Transaid, Development Data, Disacare, Health Partners Zambia, the National Malaria Elimination Center...
April 25th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Communication | Read More

Seahorse Club’s Summer Splash

Seahorse Club’s Summer Splash
Tom Waters from Image Line at centre stage… and on the right The Nautical Institute’s Bridget Hogan with guests… Picture credits: Anna Menis I guess that journalists and other practitioners involved in any way in the maritime media world had more than enough with news and important...
July 6th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Food and Drink, HR, Press and Media | Read More

Help us transform lives this Christmas

Help us transform lives this Christmas
Transforming lives through safe, available, and sustainable transport; a note from TRANSAID: As you can see from the  infographic, it’s been a busy year. This is just a snapshot of the work we have been doing to transform lives through transport in the areas with the greatest need.  We couldn’t...
December 13th, 2016 | Charity, Religion | Read More

Record-breaking industry support for Transaid

Record-breaking industry support for Transaid
Sharing emergency transport with communities Our team has been visiting communities in Adamawa State, Nigeria, to raise awareness of the emergency transport scheme (ETS), which encourages local taxi drivers to transport the women to health centres free of charge, or at minimal cost.Check out our Knowledge...
July 29th, 2016 | Charity | Read More

Ox, camel, or donkey?

Ox, camel, or donkey?
Choose: ox, camel, or donkey Do something amazing this Christmas, choose the Appeal package that suits you and help us raise £25, 000 to provide communities with life-saving transport. We’ve also sorted a little something to recognise your support.Check out our packages HRH opens...
November 12th, 2015 | Associations, Charity | Read More

Transaid designs a referral scheme for maternal health services in Kenya

Transaid designs a referral scheme for maternal health services in Kenya
Designing a referral scheme for maternal health services in rural Kenya Transaid provided technical support to the MANI project (Maternal and Newborn Health Improvement project in Bungoma County, Kenya) to assess transport barriers to maternal health services and to design an...
June 5th, 2015 | Associations, Charity, Reports | Read More

Transaid helps almost 1, 000 expectant mothers in Uganda to access healthcare facilities

Transaid helps almost 1, 000 expectant mothers in Uganda to access healthcare facilities
Motorcycle taxi scheme enables over 1, 000 women in Uganda to access vital healthcare Transaid helped almost 1, 000 expectant mothers in Uganda to deliver their babies at healthcare facilities in the last quarter of 2014 alone – and expects these numbers to increase throughout...
May 1st, 2015 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

Transaid’s programme showcased on BBC

Transaid’s programme showcased on BBC
Bicycle Ambulance project showcased on BBC A major Transaid project, the MORE MAMaZ programme (Mobilising Access to Maternal Health Services in Zambia) was showcased on national television for this year’s edition of Comic Relief. Implemented in association with Health Partners...
March 31st, 2015 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR | Read More

Transaid establishes a new partnership in Madagascar

Transaid establishes a new partnership in Madagascar
This February, Transaid started a new partnership with the Malagasy non-governmental organisation Lalana. This five-year relationship will focus on the promotion, development and implementation of initiatives and projects aiming to improve transport for development throughout the country. Click here to...
February 27th, 2015 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Events | Read More

Professional Driver Training in Tanzania – see Transaid’s new film

Professional Driver Training in Tanzania – see Transaid’s new film
        Transaid’s Br@king News                                           January 2015 Professional Driver Training in Tanzania – watch the video Road crashes kill an estimated 1.24 million people each year. In Sub-Saharan Africa,...
January 30th, 2015 | Charity, Education and Training, Film Industry, HR | Read More

Transaid’s latest Newsletter 28 Nov 2014

Transaid’s latest Newsletter 28 Nov 2014
HRH The Princess Royal praises Transaid’s road safety efforts Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal praised the vital and life-saving work of Transaid during the charity’s annual showcase in November. As patron of the charity The Princess Royal addressed a room of 80 transport...
November 28th, 2014 | Charity, Clubs, Communication, HR, Press and Media | Read More

HRH The Princess Royal praises Transaid’s achievements

HRH The Princess Royal praises Transaid’s achievements
HRH The Princess Royal 20 November 2014 Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal praised the life-saving work of international development charity Transaid, after the organisation revealed at its annual showcase it is now delivering more programmes in more countries to help improve road safety than ever...
November 28th, 2014 | Charity, Communication, HR, Press and Media | Read More

Industrial Training Centre in Zambia benefits from training and new diagnostic kit

Industrial Training Centre in Zambia benefits from training and new diagnostic kit
1 August 2014 – New diagnostics technology donated by Pullman Fleet Services is being sent to Zambia to help maintain commercial vehicle standards and improve road safety in the country. The device, valued at more than £3, 000, is being accompanied by two Pullman colleagues who will work with...
August 1st, 2014 | Associations, Charity, Education and Training, HR | Read More