September 2014

SHM Foundation’s Project Khulúma visits Body & Soul

Posted on: 26th September 2014

A New Word in the Body & Soul Dictionary A visit from our friends in South Africa this week helped us broaden our Zulu vocabulary: khulúma (verb) – to speak,…

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Love to shop? Give as you Live.

Posted on: 23rd September 2014

The staff team is quite excited at Body & Soul because we’ve finally got a justification to indulge in some online retail therapy! We’ve recently signed up for Give as…

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Teen Spirit go to the Polls

Posted on: 19th September 2014

Inspired by the referendum in Scotland and the debate around reducing the voting age to 16, last night Teen Spirit had their very own election. The evening was an example of…

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Everyday Superheroes

Posted on: 18th September 2014

Last night the BaSe were sharing their experiences of courage and bravery. As an ice-breaker, we asked them who their ‘everyday superheroes’ were… My Mum Gandhi My Mum Mum and…

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Welcoming the unwelcomed

Posted on: 16th September 2014

One of the phrases which is commonplace here at Body & Soul is ‘no recourse to public funds’. But what is that and what does that label really mean in…

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Teen Spirit in our own words

Posted on: 3rd September 2014

Many thanks to S (16) and D (15) for producing this blog which they put together at Teen Spirit recently, when they were working on their journalism skills… this is all their own…

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Re-branding Monitoring and Evaluation: what’s in a name?

Posted on: 1st September 2014

Last week, the staff team at Body & Soul took some time away from our weekly schedule of Tuesday and Thursday programming, casework, fundraising, advocacy, volunteer management and campaigning and spent…

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