The SWAG project builds on the former SWEW programme and existing work with disadvantaged women in Swale. It aims to continue offering in-house support to many of the 9,097 women who enjoyed positive outcomes. The project seeks to work with a new beneficiary age group of 10 – 18 year old girls and other marginalised groups including Roma Gypsy/Irish Traveller girls and female Syrian refugees and asylum seekers.
The wide range of activities include; learning opportunities, gaining life skills, creative skills, staying safe on social media, communication skills, sporting opportunities, encouraging healthy lifestyles, study groups, volunteering, relationship counselling, social events and so much more. All interventions for girls and young women are age appropriate and delivered in the community, schools, colleges as workshops or after school clubs or as part of the “Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Development” (SMSCD) Programme.
Staying Healthy and Active while Ageing It was International Day of the Older Persons on 2nd October 2017 and Diversity House in the spirit of the day put on the coffee and warmly welcomed old friends and community members to drop in and enjoy discussions on ‘Staying Healthy and
The ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ is set in the future when women’s sole purpose is to reproduce. The book explores feminist ideals – both the idea of equality with men and the extremes of radical feminism. The ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ also explores the idea of freedom from something and the freedom to
The SWAG team were inundated with enquiries from women seeking jobs and information on how to improve their prospects at the Job Fair organised by Sittingbourne Job Centre in September. The women were enquiring about the type of support they could receive to help them enter the job market
SWAG ‘Girls Night In’ at M & Co Oh we shopped till we dropped at M & Co clothes store in Sittingbourne High Street at a special event organised by Diversity House and the management of M & Co on 6th September 2017. The shop closed after 6pm and
Even though the wind howled and the weather was changeable, nothing could dampen the Diversity House spirit when they came out in full on Saturday 19th August at the Art in the Park event at Milton Creek in Sittingbourne. At their stall the team put on a range of
The second meeting of the book club on 29th July was very eventful, I can tell you that much. It took place at Ideas Test, Shop 34 High Street, Sittingbourne (as always). We had a few more members join the club, which of course made it more interesting as
August 1st marked a Business Briefing and Networking Meeting held at Ideas Test in Sittingbourne, attended by the CEO of Diversity House Christine Locke, SWAG Project Officer Neema Kambona. Other attendees included Selvum Padiachey, Rosemary Dymond DL (a Lieutenant of Kent) and Mayor of Faversham, Shiel Campbell, and Susan
Supporting Women and Girls Project (SWAG) Mrs Christine Locke, CEO of Diversity House invited all Swale based Women and Girls on Wednesday, 3rd August, 2016 at our office in Phoenix House. The objective was to have a general discussion with all Women and Girls regarding the issues they are