British Embassy Bahrain – Nov 2008

“Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day; teach him how to fish and he will eat for a lifetime”.  Georgina Simpson, Chair of Directors, quoted Confucius to explain the DSMT’s support for education of disadvantaged and marginalised individuals and communities, when she addressed a gathering of prominent business people and diplomats at a fund-raising reception hosted by HM Ambassador to Bahrain, Jamie Bowden and co-sponsored by Kroll. The Palestinian Ambassador to Bahrain, HE Ahmed Abbas Ramadhan thanked the Ambassador, Kroll and the DSMT for their efforts.  “Such actions are very fruitful, especially in the field of education”. (Gulf Daily News))

The event raised over £20,000, helping the trust to continue its support of on-going projects with the ECRC and the Vocational Training Centre Jericho through 2009-10.