Taiwan & Swindon Link Up to Help Four Countries in Africa

Dr Shen with Jeremy Holt of Clark Holt Solictors,
the Mayor of Swindon cllr Nick Martin,
Roger Mugridge, Justin Tomlinson MP
Thanks to an offer from the government of Taiwan to North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson, with assistance from Swindon based charity Lights for Learning and Swindon Link magazine, hundreds of young people and teachers in several African countries will have light to return home after school.

The ambassador of Taiwan Dr Lynshen Shen visited Swindon on 29 July to present 200 hand held solar powered lighting units carrying the flags of Taiwan and the United Kingdom and the words ‘Love from Taiwan’ to Lights for Learning.