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Pupils work on computers at Ruhiira Twimukye Primary school.

Ruhiira has 20 government schools serving more than 11,000 children. After extensive construction in 2007, the MVP Ruhiira team has focused on completing upgrades at schools and continuing the school meals program, which serves twice-daily meals to all 11,000 children.

Posted by tfgsummit on 2010-08-30 11:22:17

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The small shop of Gimeyi Atworekire, Kabuyanda.

Posted by tfgsummit on 2010-08-30 11:22:34

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Pupils work on computers at Ruhiira Twimukye Primary school.

Ruhiira has 20 government schools serving more than 11,000 children. After extensive construction in 2007, the MVP Ruhiira team has focused on completing upgrades at schools and continuing the school meals program, which serves twice-daily meals to all 11,000 children.

Posted by tfgsummit on 2010-08-30 11:22:07

Tagged: , Benedicte Kurzen , VII , Africa , Uganda , Ruhiira , Rural area , village , banana plantation , banana , agriculture , dirt road , dirt , dust , walk , isolation , Millenium Village , children , school , pupils , computers , hospital , clinic , local , antenna , portraits , mobile phones , cell phones , phones , market , mothers , pregnancy , care , health , communication , laugh , women , men , UGA

Finding A Local Brochure Designer

Finding A Local Brochure Designer

Brochure designs can vary a lot, as can the price of the brochure.

The UK has thousands and thousands of designers dotted around ranging from smaller designers up to large London based design agencies that work with top global brands.

Finding a brochure designer that is suited to your business is important if you are going to get the best brochure designed for your business/application.

However before you go to a designer you need to do a couple of things.

Decide on the size and style of brochure

If you go to a brochure designer and ask for a brochure, they will probably say ‘sure, what sort’.

If you know the size of brochure you want (standard is A4), the material (standard is card) and the number of pages – this will make things easier to quote

Do you have pictures/photos

This is important, because if you do not, then the designer needs to buy them or have a photographer take them.

Do you have a budget

Brochures can cost anything from £200 up to £10,000 for designing – so a budget will help to gauge where your design would fit.

Once you know what sort of brochure you want/need; you can then get some designers to put some quotes together for you to compare. All brochure designers chargedifferently for designing and then they would normally outsource the printing and production of the hard copy.

Most companies do look for the following criteria in selecting a brochure designer:

Someone local – as meeting them is important

Many designers prefer to work at a distance without meeting (normally because they can handle more clients if they do not do face to face meetings and as a result more money) up.  However without meeting them, how are you to know they are based in the UK, they are what they say they are on their website.  By meeting you can gauge what sort of agency they are, how they work and also ensure they have a clear understanding of exactly what you need.

This may make you unpopular as a high maintenance client – however you want to ensure you get the most value for your money.

Someone experienced – if they know your industry, this helps with getting the right design produced.

Many designers say that experience is not important, they design brochures and are good at it; however if they are to clearly communicate your message, they need to understand your market.

Someone cost effective – as brochure design prices vary from agency to agency

Prices do vary from agency to agency, so it is well worth comparing brochure design costs to ensure you get the best price for the best brochure.

Marketing Quotes is a free price comparison site to help UK businesses to get free advice and quotes from local marketing companies.

One popular area to compare quotes is brochure design.

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Two children laugh while sitting in front of some Matoke (green bananas), tomatoes and mature bananas being sold for a small income, Ruhiira Twimukye.

Posted by tfgsummit on 2010-08-30 11:22:02

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Street scene in Kabuyanda, the site of the Ruhiira Millennium Village. The Ruhiira cluster is situated in the Isingiro District of southwestern Uganda. The region is characterized as a highland region with elevations ranging between 1350m and 1850m above sea level. Road are extremely poor or non-existent, making travel between the villages and commercial centers, such as Mbarara, very difficult. As a result, connecting villagers to schools, clinics, markets, electricity, communications and local government is a significant challenge.

Posted by tfgsummit on 2010-08-30 11:21:58

Tagged: , Benedicte Kurzen , VII , Africa , Uganda , Ruhiira , Rural area , village , banana plantation , banana , agriculture , dirt road , dirt , dust , walk , isolation , Millenium Village , children , school , pupils , computers , hospital , clinic , local , antenna , portraits , mobile phones , cell phones , phones , market , mothers , pregnancy , care , health , communication , laugh , women , men , UGA

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The maternity ward, Kabuyanda.

Ruhiira has six health facilities, all of which have received significant upgrades and new additions by the MVP. The MVP has also completed the largest health facility at Kabuyanda with an operating theater where cesarean sections can be performed. Health facilities in Ruhiira are staffed with more than 50 trained health staff. In an effort to improve maternal and child health, the Ruhiira team introduced a midwife program that increases the number of women delivering under supervised care at the clinics as well as increasing the number of women delivering under midwife care at home.

Posted by tfgsummit on 2010-08-30 11:21:48

Tagged: , Benedicte Kurzen , VII , Africa , Uganda , Ruhiira , Rural area , village , banana plantation , banana , agriculture , dirt road , dirt , dust , walk , isolation , Millenium Village , children , school , pupils , computers , hospital , clinic , local , antenna , portraits , mobile phones , cell phones , phones , market , mothers , pregnancy , care , health , communication , laugh , women , men , UGA

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Pupils work on computers at Ruhiira Twimukye Primary school.

The Millennium Villages in the Ruhiira cluster are spread over several hundred square kilometers with extremely poor or non-existent roads, making travel between the villages and commercial centers, such as Mbarara, very difficult. As a result, connecting villagers to schools, clinics, markets, electricity, communications and local government is a significant challenge.

Posted by tfgsummit on 2010-08-30 11:22:12

Tagged: , Benedicte Kurzen , VII , Africa , Uganda , Ruhiira , Rural area , village , banana plantation , banana , agriculture , dirt road , dirt , dust , walk , isolation , Millenium Village , children , school , pupils , computers , hospital , clinic , local , antenna , portraits , mobile phones , cell phones , phones , market , mothers , pregnancy , care , health , communication , laugh , women , men , UGA

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Gimeyi Atworekire, 30, has a small shop where he sells airtime for cellphones in Kabuyanda.

Posted by tfgsummit on 2010-08-30 11:22:23

Tagged: , Benedicte Kurzen , VII , Africa , Uganda , Ruhiira , Rural area , village , banana plantation , banana , agriculture , dirt road , dirt , dust , walk , isolation , Millenium Village , children , school , pupils , computers , hospital , clinic , local , antenna , portraits , mobile phones , cell phones , phones , market , mothers , pregnancy , care , health , communication , laugh , women , men , UGA