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Come to the HLMT Presentation at the Virtual International Day of the Midwife Online Conference on 5th May

5th May is the International Day of the Midwife, and an international online conference is being held to mark the day. HLMT Trustee Stella Nickolay will be presenting an illustrated talk at the conference on “Reducing maternal and child mortality in Liberia by supporting midwifery training” from 18:00 – 18:50 (6.00 – 6.50 p.m.) UK…
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Plant and Craft Stall, 17th April 2021(outside Crimson Tree, Sherwood, Nottingham)

On a sunny day, HLMT trustees Carol McCormick, Charm Daley, Pippa MacKeith, Roger Williams and a number of brilliant supporters held a wonderfully successful stall. It attracted dozens of buyers and raised over £1500, sufficient to fund a trainee midwife’s training fees for two years! A BIG thank you to Carol McCormick and everyone else…
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HLMT Newsletter March 2021

The Helen Loewenstein Memorial Trust The HLMT has a lot of positive news after a year during which the Covid pandemic has affected everyone and everything, and at a time when we are, hopefully, slowly emerging from its shadow. 1. First two HLMT-sponsored midwifery students have begun their course We have really great news! The first…
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Plant and Craft Stall Saturday 17th April 2021

As lockdown conditions ease, HLMT can again begin to run events on the ground. The first of these is a Spring Plant and Craft Stall on 17th April. Details are in the poster below. This event will mainly be of interest to supporters in and around Nottingham.

First two HLMT-sponsored midwifery students are studying!

We have really excellent news – the first two midwifery students sponsored by HLMT, Aminata Sumanie and Suah Vala, began their three-year studies in January 2021 at the Esther Bacon School of Nursing and Midwifery in Zorzor, north-east Liberia. They both met the HLMT criteria: they had the appropriate academic qualifications and required sponsorship in…
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Newsletter November 2020 from the Helen Loewenstein Memorial Trust – HLMT Online Shop Open, Liberian developments, New Trustees, generous friends of HLMT, successful online Music Festival Dear friends and supporters Covid-19 has impacted on everyone and everything this year including our Trust. Nonetheless the work of HLMT has continued to develop well, and since our…
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The Fifty Fifty Folk Festival Saturday 13th June 3.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. This brilliant virtual festival, with SIX great artists on the folk & festival circuit ,was organised by Roger Williams, with help and inputs from Stella Nickolay, Carol McCormick and Pete Loewenstein, all HLMT trustees. The event was viewed by several hundred people,…
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Newsletter, May 2020 – an online Music Festival, Annual Report and Liberian developments

Dear friends and supporters We very much hope that you are ALL safe, well and managing OK through the Covid-19 pandemic – and even managing to enjoy some of the sunshine and fresh air! What follows is news of HLMT’s work and some exciting developments, supported by photos that are attached. Live Music Festival Saturday…
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HLMT Annual General Meeting, 22nd April 2020 The trustees of the Helen Loewenstein Memorial Trust met on 22nd April 2020 via Zoom software, to scrutinise, discuss and agree the annual report and accounts for the period February 2019 to 31st March 2020. Thanks were given to so many magnificent HLMT supporters and to trustees for…
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Very positive visit to Liberia

HLMT trustee and consultant midwife, Carol McCormick and her colleague, Maureen Raynor from Leicester De Montfort University, visited Liberia in January 2020. The purpose of the visit was to build relationship with partners, establish procedures for the recruitment of trainee midwives who HLMT will support with grants, and gather information about initial midwifery training in…
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