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  • Bridging The Gap

    Despite the COVID-19 pandemic causing cancellation of 2020 Dental Training Programmes, the UK NGO Bridge2Aid sees a positive future.

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  • What does Bridge2Aid mean to me ….

    We asked a few of our supporters and team to tell us what Bridge2Aid means to them, or what inspires them about our work. Here are a few of their replies:  Emily-Mae Harding – One of our Oral Health Team Volunteers   “What inspires me about bridge2aid is how life changing it is for not […]

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  • The Spirit of Volunteering – What Bridge2Aid means to me

    The Spirit of Volunteering What Bridge2Aid means to me Yvonne Wood Volunteering with Bridge2aid has been the most rewarding, memorable and the best experience in my whole dental career of 37 years. Sharing my dental knowledge, skills, and experience where it is very much needed in Tanzania by training Health Care Workers (Clinical Officers) in […]

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  • Malawi and Tanzania Visit January 2020

    In January I was fortunate enough to be able to travel to Tanzania and Malawi to meet with some of our partners and funders.  It was a hectic few days in Dar es Salaam, Dodoma and Lilongwe spending time with Songas, Benjamin Mkapa Foundation, CUAMM, the Tanzanian Chief Dental Officer, Education and Health for All, […]

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  • Volunteer Story – Dental Training Programme November 2019

    It was with some trepidation that I embarked on my B2A trip in November. Having flown from Newcastle to Heathrow I was able to meet the rest of the team before boarding our flight to Addis Ababa. From the very start the team, lead by Andrew Paterson, formed a close bond which would last with […]

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  • Pedalling to Prevent Pain

    Even my closest friends are unlikely to come up with ‘sporty’ as a word to describe me. That makes it all the more surprising, for me as well as for them, that I’m undertaking Bridge2Aid’s sponsored cycle safari in Tanzania this November. It has been many, many years since I last rode a bike. My […]

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  • Amit Patel’s Guest Blog

    Amit Patel, Head Dentist at mydentist in Bognor Regis, volunteered on the Dental Training Programme in Chato District, Tanzania in September 2018. Here he talks about his experience and why he volunteered for Bridge2Aid. Let me introduce Bridge2Aid, a charity set up by Ian and Andie Wilson in 2004 after ten years living in Tanzania. […]

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  • Dr Bagasi’s Blog

    Our friend Dr Bagasi recently completed an Ironman Triathlon raising money fro Bridge2Aid.  He has written a blog about the important benefits of exercise and how helping others helps you feel good about yourself.  “On Sunday, 15th July, I completed the Ironman Triathlon in a time of 15 hours, 29 minutes and 1 second – […]

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  • Come and join the Bridge2Aid “gang”

    There’s a proverb attributed to ‘Africa’ which I’d like to use. I normally wouldn’t, given that these “African proverbs” are usually anything but. However, this one has just been quoted in an advert by an African airline we use to fly into Mwanza, so I’ll risk it just this once: “If you want to go […]

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  • Emma’s return from Tanzania

    I’ve just returned from my first trip out to Tanzania with Bridge2Aid and am bursting with things that I want to say about my experience! It was everything I thought it would be but also so much more than I could have imagined.                   I started my […]

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