Owo's story

Owo's story

I am a resident of the Okopedi Community which is the host community of Amaudo 1’s residential centre. I was not privileged to attend formal education when I was younger however I was given the chance to take part in Amaudo’s Millennium Maintenance Project in 2000…

Gill's story

Gill's story

I was born in Nigeria, in Umuahia, as my father worked for the Methodist Church Overseas division as a teacher in Uzuakoli, and we lived there until I was 7 years old. I had always wanted to go back and see where I was born, and as my mother was still in touch with MCOD, she knew about Ros Colwill and her work in the Leprosy Colony and setting up the new project of Amaudo…

Jenny Ayers story

Jenny Ayers story

I first heard about Amaudo from my church minster who knew of Ros and told me about Amaudo’s work. I was looking for a chance to do something useful overseas post-university and was drawn to both the hands-on nature of volunteering at Amaudo and the relative informality and flexibility…