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Nothing stops Baraah Abdulaal!

While hospitalised and in pain last week, she took her Food Hygiene exam online from her hospital bed...and guess what? She passed it. Congratulations to our star volunteer Baraah Abdulaal on her success. Baraah is dreaming to open her own food business and at this rate, she might not be too far from achieving her goal. EndFragment

Review of Sharifullah Dorani's book

Sharifullah Dorani has written a book titled ‘America in Afghanistan: Foreign Policy and Decision Making From Bush to Obama to Trump’. The book gives a fascinating overview on events in Afghanistan and the 'thinking' behind the decisions made by successive US administrations. A review of the book written by David Dwyer at BRASS is below. Sharifullah Dorani ‘America in Afghanistan: Foreign Policy and Decision Making From Bush to Obama to Trump’ Published 24 January 2019 by IB Tauris and Bloomsbury. Sharifullah Dorani takes us from when George W Bush declared the Global War on Terrorism following the 9/11 attacks through to Trump’s presidency – from 2001 up until 2018, 17 years of war in Af

Raring to go!

This week, two more bicycles were donated to BRASS for our refugee/asylum seeker clients. Many thanks to the kind donor and to our volunteer Pam for making it happen!

Making a difference, one cake at a time!

As well as being longstanding volunteers at BRASS, Sally and Victoria are also providing their skills to a wonderful community service to help families who find it difficult to provide a birthday cake for their child. “Free Cakes for Kids UK” is a national venture and their website can be found at www.freecakesforkids.org.uk. A new Bedford group launches on 9th March and needs people to join them. You don’t need to be a professional baker so why don’t you contact Sally at freecakesbedford@gmail.com or call her on (07927) 337636. Free Cakes For Kids UK works via a referral system. If you would like to make a referral, please contact Sally at the above email address.

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