Education

Support for children in school

For poor families there are many barriers in getting their children to school and supporting them to attend and learn. Asha Trust offers help in numerous small and extremely effective ways.

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Breakfast
Shoes
Booster classes
Disabled children
Breakfast

Teachers told us that children were fainting in class from not having eaten at home. Asha is able to fund a breakfast club, and they don’t faint any more.

Shoes

It is stigmatising to send your child to school without shoes and families often prefer to keep children at home. Asha’ provides a shoe fund to make sure that no child misses learning for lack of a pair of shoes.

Booster classes

In Sri Lanka the school curriculum cannot be covered in detail during the school day, so many children and young people attend extra classes.  However if you‘re from a poor family you just can’t afford these. Asha supports over 85 children each day with booster classes.  As a result of this many have been the first in their family ever to pass exams.

Disabled children

Families with disabled children get very little support.  Many children with disabilities are unable to go to school, as there is no transport or classroom support provided.  Asha provides activities, led by specialist staff, in the heart of the community.

Recent news

Our food parcel distribution is continuing in 2021

You can find out more about the Asha Centre, the community we serve and the importance of food parcel distribution at the current time here: Asha Foundation 2020

Brighten up your day during these gloomy times and join our online quiz!

Date: Saturday 16th January 2021Time: 7:15pm Find out more or register  You can register as a team of 6 or join as an individual= Entry by donation For more information contact us

Happy Christmas from us all at Asha Trust!

Thanks for all your support this year – let’s hope for better times ahead in 2021. Catch up on our recent news in our Christmas Newletter: Asha Trust Christmas Newsletter 2020