social action around the world

‘Just because you can’t do everything, does not mean you should not do something.’ Project Maja reflects the Conservative Party’s commitment to social responsibility; the belief that by working together we can deliver real change. As all MPs know, the only outbreak of sweat they are likely to experience during an overseas delegation is on arrival, whilst making a dash in the sun from the plane to the car. Useful though such visits are – the best way to build lasting relationships and make a difference is through the ‘social action’ approach.

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Bosnia 2009

Projects in this war-ravaged area included finishing off a newly built house for a war widow and refurbishing an IT suite at the local secondary school, complete with ten brand new computers. When the school reopened in 1995 there were only 14 children left on the school register following the massacre and the mass exodus of refugees from Srebrenica.

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