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Supporting our members during Covid 19 lockdown.
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Supporting our members during Covid 19 lockdown.

While social distancing remain in place, Precious Gems members have continued to do our activities from home. We are still making phone calls to check on our members and delivering wool and knitting materials to their door steps when they need it. If you are feeling lonely and want to talk to someone do let...

September 13, 2020September 13, 2020by
Donations to Bolton NHS hospital made by Precious Gems Central Library group.
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Donations to Bolton NHS hospital made by Precious Gems Central Library group.

We are so grateful to the ladies  of  Precious Gems Bolton Central Library Women’s Group Knit for their dedication in helping members of Bolton community. They have knitted hats, blankets, cardigans and baby toys . A big thank you to our volunteers who recently took these knitted items to Royal Bolton NHS Hospital to be...

September 13, 2020September 13, 2020by
Precious Gems Covid 19 donation to Bolton NHS hospital.
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Precious Gems Covid 19 donation to Bolton NHS hospital.

Precious Gems is so delighted to have a group of passionate, caring and resourceful volunteers. During this COVID-19 lockdown they decided to knit materials for members of the Bolton community that may need them. As part of their efforts, they have donated some of the materials to the Bolton NHS hospital. These include 254 knitted...

June 21, 2020June 21, 2020by
New Hope for Girls, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Outreach
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New Hope for Girls, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Outreach

Precious Gems in collaboration with Pink Box Initiative Tanzania, carried out an outreach project at the New Hope for Girls, Dar es Salaam Tanzania. This outreach is part of Precious Gems Inspire to Aspire Campaign aimed at improving the wellbeing of women and girls especially in the areas of entrepreneurship and leadership.  The New Hope...

June 21, 2020June 21, 2020by
Precious Gems Covid 19 awareness campaign in Nigeria
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Precious Gems Covid 19 awareness campaign in Nigeria

We are grateful to our Precious Gems Nigeria team of volunteer, for their efforts in helping to raise awareness of Covid 19 in the Esan region of Edo State Nigeria. Precious Gems engaged the services of local tailors to manufacture reusable facemask that was distributed to thousands of people. We also engaged local craftsmen to...

May 21, 2020May 21, 2020by
Corona Virus update.
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Corona Virus update.

Good day our highly esteemed members and friends of Precious Gems, due to the current Coronavirus pandemic, we have come to the decision to stop all activities for a period of 3 weeks, starting from Monday 16th March. We hope to resume 6th April. We will continue to update you as things progress. Thanks for...

March 18, 2020March 18, 2020by
Precious Gems Pearl Project.
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Precious Gems Pearl Project.

Precious Gems has launched her Pearl project campaign, this campaign at reaching out and supporting women who are in prisons. It is true that these women are paying the price for their action, but we believe they have fundamental rights to health and wellbeing. Through the Pearl campaign, we are providing sanitary materials to the...

February 28, 2020February 28, 2020by
Precious Gems Lassa Fever awareness campaign in Edo State Nigeria
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Precious Gems Lassa Fever awareness campaign in Edo State Nigeria

Precious Gems has embarked on a massive campaign in Edo state Nigeria, to raise the awareness of Lassa Fever and its prevention. We are passionate about prevention of Lassa fever because of its high mortality rate especially pregnant women and their unborn babies. Our team is working with other health partners to construct and distribute...

February 26, 2020February 28, 2020by
Lassa Fever prevention Awareness campaing

Lassa Fever prevention Awareness campaing

Lassa fever is an animal-borne, or zoonotic, acute viral illness. It is endemic in parts of West Africa including Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria. Neighboring countries are also at risk, as the animal vector for Lassa virus, the “multimammate rat” (Mastomys natalensis) is distributed throughout the region. The illness was discovered in 1969 and...