Press releases

Business backing for charity helping victims of Nepal earthquakes

Trowbridge-based charity People Against Poverty and its sister organisation Business Against Poverty have helped hundreds of families in Nepal struggling to cope with the aftermath of devastating earthquakes which killed thousands of people last month. Read more

Hundreds of Nepalese families helped by South West charity

A SOUTH WEST charity has helped hundreds of families in Nepal struggling to cope with the aftermath of devastating earthquakes which killed thousands of people last month. Read more online

We reach the £10,000 mark with Nepal earthquake appeal

Working with children in two areas located either side of the epicentre of the earthquake, Kathmandu and Pokhara, an appeal is made to ensure that we can continue to support those living in disastrous times.  Read more online

Third birthday heralds plenty to celebrate

Local charity, People against Poverty (PaP), recently celebrated its third birthday with a garden party at Rosewood Manor in Timsbury attended by business and individual supporters, with Bath Rugby legends, Matt Banahan and Leroy Houston spotted amongst the partygoers.  Read more

Poverty shown the 'red card' by local couple

Hilperton woman Laura Quintrell has helped a 12-year-old Romanian boy live his dream of becoming a professional footballer, after sponsoring him through Trowbridge charity People against Poverty.  Read more

Plans for a new Romanian project

People against Poverty (PaP), a Trowbridge charity that works with children, families and communities in Romania, Nepal and Haiti, has announced it is to develop an agricultural and livestock smallholding in the village of Unesti in Romania, an hour’s drive from PaP’s existing project in Iasi.  Read more

Business against Poverty to launch ethical values-added training courses

Trowbridge based charity People against Poverty's business arm Business against Poverty (BaP) has launched the BaP Business Skills Academy to stage learning and development training programmes with ethical values at their core.  Read more

BaP launches its second initiative this year

Business against Poverty (BaP), the business brand of local charity, People against Poverty, has launched its second initiative this year: the BaP Business Skills Academy - for professional learning & development. Read more

Launch of new BA postcode project

Receiving support from business members, People against Poverty (PaP) has reached a landmark point in the charity’s growth this month as it launches its first ever UK project, which will be based within the BA postcode region.  Read more

Trowbridge based charity help turn the life around of young girl who suffered horrific abuse

Coming out of the Shadows by Roxana (name changed to protect identity), is a book about a young Romanian who was helped by Trowbridge-based charity, People against Poverty, to escape horrific abuse and turn her life around. Read more

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