Benin and British Heritage

2017-07-06T15:06:51+00:00

A brief History of Benin Kingdom (Nigeria) Many centuries ago, at the time when Benin was called Igodomingodo, that geographical area now known as Benin was the hub of a conglomeration of little towns that developed into most of the areas of modern Edo and Delta states. Throughout that period, Igodomingodo made steady progress especially

Breaking The Myths: First World War & Africa

2018-11-06T18:45:12+00:00

Diversity House has received £95,300 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project, “Breaking The Myths: First World War and Africa”, in Sittingbourne and Maidstone area. World War One was a global conflict and has an important and lasting global legacy. However, many of the commemorations fail to acknowledge the contributions, experiences

Swale Women Empowering Women

2017-12-03T20:54:05+00:00

Our Mission  Swale Women Empowering Women (SWEW) is a group of totally committed women of all ages eager to promote a positive image of women in Swale and Kent through information and knowledge sharing, equality and diversity, understanding, respect, reaching out, sharing support and advice and socialising. The Swale Women Empowering Women (SWEW) project

East Kent African Health Project (EKAHP)

2017-07-06T14:50:08+00:00

The project aimed to increase awareness of sexually transmitted infections including HIV among African communities in Swale, Canterbury, Ashford and Shepway. The aspiration for the project was that African and Caribbean people at risk of HIV infection, including people of undiagnosed HIV infection, were offered a comprehensive range of information opportunities designed to increase their

Once Upon a Down Syndrome

2017-07-06T15:17:16+00:00

The project started in December 2009. It aimed to raise awareness of learning disabilities in a de-stigmatising way. Its title, “Once upon a Down Syndrome” was deliberate to capture the attention of the general population, in particular, those from sub Saharan region of Nigeria (resident in Swale) whose culture and tradition portrays disability as a

Westlands Diversity Project

2017-07-09T09:40:40+00:00

Diversity House receives a grant from Big Lottery Funding Diversity House will be celebrating interculturality to promote community integration, inclusion and cohesion within Westlands Primary School and the environ. After successfully applying to the Big Lottery Fund’s Celebrateprogramme, ‘Westlands Diversity Project’ has been awarded £7,810, which will be used to organise a community integration event

The Swale Special Interest Group

2017-07-09T09:32:14+00:00

As a Charity aimed at empowering, strengthening, and building the capacity of disadvantaged community groups, particularly those with a black minority and ethnic background; Diversity House created this Special Interest Group (SIG) in 2008. It used the Learning Alliance approach to work on issues of equality and diversity in the health area for BME Communities