Social Responsibility

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We’re getting there

29 May 2007 | Tanya Goodin

A few of the Cape Town team ventured out to Guguletu this morning to visit the school and check on the progress of ‘our’ classroom. The news is good. The floor has been laid and [...]

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Live from Cape Town

24 May 2007 | Tanya Goodin

With the deadline of the 8th of June looming large the builders are working frantically to get the main structure of the classroom built on time. Construction was halted at the weekend due to gale [...]

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Only 2 weeks to go…

24 May 2007 | Tanya Goodin

In just 2 weeks we’ll be flying to Cape Town so we’re all very excited. We’ve now raised £16,409 – a large amount of this has been from friends and families over the last few [...]

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What a difference a month makes…

12 May 2007 | Tanya Goodin

What a phenomenal month we’ve had on the fundraising front. Our total now stands at £12k and we’ve been helped by some very generous donations from friends and family of all the Tamar team. We’ve [...]

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Fundraising ahoy!

12 April 2007 | Tanya Goodin

We had our 3rd steering team meeting today and covered a lot of ground. We’re realising how much of a challenge it’s going to be to raise the £24k but life would be dull if [...]

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Give us your money!

5 April 2007 | Tanya Goodin

Our project website launched this week www.tamargoestotown.com so we’re now open to take money to meet our target for building materials. Sarah and her team have plenty of fund-raising activities planned over the next few [...]

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Fundraising update

23 March 2007 | Tanya Goodin

Hello, I’m leading the CSR project along with Myles from the Cape Town office. I’m one of the designers at Tamar, so obviously project managing the building of a school in a foreign country is [...]

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Being a sustainable business

21 March 2007 | Tanya Goodin

As well as our fantastic CSR project, this year we are also working to make Tamar a socially responsible organisation in an environemental sense. The whole green issue seems to be the major buzz subject [...]

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Project criteria

16 March 2007 | Tanya Goodin

Social responsibility is extremely important to me on a personal and corporate level. This year we’re doing our first large-scale CSR project. It’s something I’ve wanted to do for many years and I feel very [...]

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Project selection

16 March 2007 | Tanya Goodin

The shortlist comprised of 3 schools in townships in Cape Town. On February 12th, Myles, Nicky (from our Cape Town office) and I spent the day looking around the 3 schools in townships in Cape [...]