PRESS AND MEDIA

CMEP and our volunteers have been fortunate to receive some exposure through local press. For all media requests please get in touch here.

Lauren Jackson named 2019 National Individual Young Legend

April 28, 2019

Collie's Lauren Jackson was described by the Keep Australia Beautiful Sustainable Communities-Tidy Towns National judge Gail Langley as a "power of inspiration" as she was named the 2019 National Individual Young Legend.

Fireside Chat with Lauren Jackson

December 12, 2018

Co-founder Lauren recently spoke to St George's College students about her time in Kenya, and how she manages to run a charity whilst studying full-time and working part-time. 

Zoe Dawson recipient of the 2018 AMP National Scholarship in New Zealand!

October 25, 2018

Our New Zealand Correspondent Zoe was a winner of the AMP National Scholarship 2018. A recipient of $10,000 NZD, Zoe aims to use the money to help CMEP's House of Hope become self-sustainable. ​

Lauren speaks at Women in Farming Enterprises

August 30, 2018

Our co-founder Lauren was recently invited to speak at the Women in Farming Enterprises (WIFE) West Arthur branch. Amy Lubcke, who is a WIFE member, is joining Lauren on her trip to Kenya in November. The night was filled with inspiration and donation, and we managed to raise a whopping $600, plus donations of clothes!

Lauren speaks at former Highschool

April 14, 2018

Thank you to Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School for inviting our co-founder Lauren to speak at their Round Square Conference on Sunday 15th April. A very inspiring group of young people, and we wish them the best for their future endeavours!

Practical Help for Kenya

April 12, 2018

New Zealand correspondent, Zoe Dawson, is planning a second trip to Kenya in 2018 and has fundraised to take a huge number of Days for Girls kits with her. 

Student keen to return to voluntary caregiving in Kenya

March 13, 2018

Zoe Dawson is learning nursing skills at the Southern Institute of Technology to help underprivileged children in Kenya. 

Collie resident Lauren Jackson embarks on mission in African nation

May 10, 2017

One Collie resident is reaching across the globe to assist people in Kenya. Her work, through her charity The Children of Maasai Educational Programme’s partnership with Days for Girls, will include providing reusable and sustainable sanitary products for girls. 

Scholarship win spurs on charity plan

January 22, 2017

Local woman Lauren Jackson has big plans for her charity, after winning a scholarship with volunteering organisation IVHQ. 

Local woman in running for award

December 11, 2016

Collie woman Lauren Jackson has been nominated for a Volunteer of the Year scholarship from international volunteering company IVHQ. 

Lauren Jackson Wins IVHQ Volunteer of the Year 2016

December 29, 2016

Since 2013, the IVHQ Volunteer of the Year Awards has celebrated the inspiring efforts of volunteers who make important contributions to communities at home and abroad. Our co-founder Lauren was the recipient of the 2017 Volunteer of the Year award through IVHQ. Congratulations Lauren!

Collie Girl Embarks on Experience of a Lifetime

September 02, 2015

20-year old Collie local Lauren Jackson has recently returned from trip to Kenya where she spent her time volunteering as a teacher at a local school...

From Collie to Kenya

July 14, 2016

A trip to Kenya inspired local woman Lauren Jackson to reach out across the world for a noble cause. 

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