Entries by Rebecca Stonehill

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Origami

They stand lined in precise rows on your windowsill, a riot of colour and patterned paper: cranes and standing fans, boats and masu boxes. Your fingers work deftly as you fold the origami squares, your brow furrowing in concentration in the same way as when you were a toddler, trying to decide what to eat […]

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Story reading to Stroke Patients

A Thousand Word Photos is an organisation that matches photographers and writers, asking the writer to create a short story of 1000 words from the image. The stories are then read out loud by actors through the charity Interact to patients from all across London hospitals recovering from strokes. I was delighted to take part […]

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Boundary-breaking Girls

This is my third piece I wrote for KHPT (Karnataka Health Provision Trust) in 2018 after visiting a few of their ground-breaking projects. Here, I write about inspiring young female role models who are encouraging their peers to stay in school and resist the pressure to marry beneath the age of eighteen. Click here to […]

Factory for Change

When I was travelling in India last year, I had the great privilege of spending some time with an NGO in Karnataka called KHPT – Karnataka Health Provision Trust – visiting their projects and speaking to staff, volunteers & recipients of their life-changing work. This is the first of my three pieces I wrote for […]