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Fund raising opportunity to complete the hostel building for blind and partiallly sighted children at Katente School, Uganda. The roof is on, but plastering, windows, doors, electrical wiring will cost £3,500, plus a latrine block £3,000. Now, one of our good friends, has offered to match, £ for £, all new donations for this work, up to a maximum of £1000, through the Douglas Martin Trust! Please will you consider making a donation - cheques payable to 'Devon Development Education' and send to us at 17 St David's Hill, Exeter, EX4 3RG, or give online at bit.ly/2qp2B9j


Current Work: Washable Sanitary Pads - here is the pattern for sewing sanitary pads for girls in rural Uganda. Come and join us at the Respect Festival for a practical session in making the pads. 

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Upcoming Events

The informal World at Lunch discussion group continues every Thursday 1pm to 2pm when there is not a Special 

Respect Festival Saturday 3rd June 12 noon to 7pm and Sunday 4th June 11am to 5pm in Belmont Park, do come and visit our tent. 


Devon Globe Trotters Saturday 10th June 7pm to 10pm Bronwen and Stephen Lea will give an illustrated talk about they 'off the beaten track' travels in South India  

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Music and Poetry Evening Saturday 17th June 7pm to 10pm. This is a Fund Raising Event for the 20th Anniversary Appeal.

Please bring music to play or a poem to read or just come and listen!

Tickets £10, to include a glass of wine and light refreshments, available from DDE (dde@globalcentredevon.org.uk or 01392-438811) 



World at Lunch Special Thursday 22nd June 1pm to 2pm Akash Beri will lead a discussion on the use of censorship in wartime, with a focus on Britain and Nazi Germany during World War II.

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Global Book Club Monday 26th June 6:30pm to 8:00pm to discuss Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics by Tim Marshall


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Devon Globe Trotter Saturday 10th June 7pm to 10pm Jill Allen will give an illustrated talk about her recent visit to Jamaica entitled Jamaica – Island Paradise? Venue: Exminster  £10 to include a glass of wine and nibbles To reserve a place please email dde@globalcentredevon.org.uk or ‘phone 01392 438811

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Our Home Isn't Safe Anymore - A Syrian Families Journey. Education Pack (1Mb) and Introductory Presentation (2Mb) Creative Commons Licence
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

Sewing supplies needed for Afri-pads

Presentation on DDE's work in 2015-2016  (3MB) also our Appeal letter and details of a Trustee vacancy  

Read the Food Glorious Food Project News to find out what has been happening this summer on this project 

Ugandan Recipe Book Food For Thought Young Farmers Network have researched widely in cook books and on the web and selected these 10 traditional recipes. Authentic, traditional - but not original! (2MB file)


Hola Perú and Take Mali - helping you deliver the National Curriculum 2014

DDE’s innovative multi-media resources Hola Perú and Take Mali (developing intercultural understanding at KS2  and 3 through Spanish or French, Geography and Global Citizenship) can help you deliver the National Curriculum 2014 in new and inspiring ways. Read how one school in Torbay has been using Hola Perú... 

Order your copies of Hola Perú and Take Mali here... 

Take Mali COVER Hola Peru front cover


Can you hold a fundraising event or take part in a fundraising activity for DDE in the next 12 months?  

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‘This is one of the most innovative and exciting community projects to be found in the South West… Through its activities, it is a key player in Devon in celebrating cultural diversity and challenging injustice, both of which it does energetically and enthusiastically.’  Martyn Goss, Exeter Diocese


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Booking for Upcoming Events

Devon Globe Trotters
Jun 10, 2017
Music and Poetry Evening
Jun 17, 2017
World at Lunch
Jun 22, 2017

Contact Us

Devon Development Education

The Global Centre

Exeter Community Centre

17 St David's Hill

Exeter EX4 3RG

01392 438811
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