Christopher Aslan Alexander
Christopher Aslan Alexander first went to Uzbekistan in 1998 with an organisation called Operation Mercy to help set a carpet weaving project for local women. In 2005, Christopher was banned from the country not knowing what offence he might have committed. He now works in Tajikistan for Operation Mercy in the High Pamirs.Find out more about Christopher Aslan Alexander
A Carpet Ride to Khiva: Seven years on the Silk Road
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
Operation Mercy is an organisation which aims “to positively impact societies with compassion and integrity through relief and development programmes.”
Deborah Moggach is a British screenwriter and author of several novels including Tulip Fever and her most recent, In the Dark. Deborah was one of the seven authors commissioned by Plan International to tell the stories of some of the world's poorest girls. She chose Ghana where she met many women and was impressed by the country’s vibrancy.Find out more about Deborah Moggach
Because I am a Girl
Tim Butcher, Xiaolu Guo, Joanne Harris , Kathy Lette , Henning Mankell , Deborah Moggach , Marie Phillips , Irvine Welsh (Authors)
Plan International is a “children's development organisation working in 48 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty.”
Clive Harber is Professor of International Education at the University of Birmingham, and has worked in universities in Nigeria and South Africa. His most recent research has involved a study of a quality of education project in four African countries (Ethiopia, Zambia, Mozambique and Zimbabwe) for Save the Children Norway and a study teaching controversial issues in teacher education in England and South Africa.Find out more about Clive Harber
His latest book Isn’t That Dangerous Tells is “an account of his wanderings around the bush with a biro” in fifteen African countries.
Isn't That Dangerous?
Publisher: Educational Heretics Press
Travellers' Tales from home and around the world: their destinations, experiences and issues arising…