Catherine funded for Tarland garden project

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An Aboyne woman is being paid to work for the charity of her choice on the Vodafone World of Difference programme

Catherine Redpath is among 500 people from across the UK who will work for a charity of their choice full-time for two months or part-time for four months, supported by the Vodafone Foundation. Over 5,000 people registered interest for the programme which will see placements start in March.

Catherine has chosen to work part-time for the Tarland Development Group, a voluntary community group initiating and developing social and environmental projects around Tarland.

On finding out about the placement win Catherinesaid:“The Vodafone World of Difference award will enable me to work with the Tarland Development Group to help establish a community garden in the village.

This project aims to benefit all members of the community through the promotion of gardening and local food production.”

The programme is open to anyone over 18 in the UK who has the passion, drive and commitment to donate themselves to a charity.

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