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Make a difference in Sri Lanka – Asha Trust is looking for skilled volunteers!

Use your skills, make a difference and spend time on a tropical island!  Asha Trust is looking for skilled volunteers. To find out more visit: Project Officer – Volunteer or drop us an email on ashatrustsrilanka@gmail.com.  

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Promoting creativity, a healthy lifestyle and celebrating difference!

Our support for children and young people in Badowita continues to develop as we adapt our new Afterschool Club timetable to meet the needs of those who access it. We are currently conducting a consultation with children, parents and the staff team.  Initial findings have been very positive with good feedback from all involved as well as new ideas about…

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Newsletter May 2018

Our newsletter is available here: Newsletter May 2018 Thank you all for your support so far in 2018!

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Asha Foundation is recruiting!

Asha Foundation is currently recruiting for  a Partnerships and Funding Officer.  This is a new role which will support Asha’s long-term sustainability in Sri Lanka and an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to work in a results-orientated community based organisation.     The full job description is here: Partnership and Funding Coordinator To apply, please send your CV and a…

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Asha Trust Curry Night – Saturday 28th April at 7:30pm

An event not to be missed! Come and join us on Saturday 28th April 2018 for some yummy Sri Lankan food cooked by Radhika and Gary with recipes from the Asha Trust Recipe Book. You can book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/asha-curry-night-tickets-445…

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New timetable at the Afterschool Club

    Since January, as many of you will know, we have been implementing a new timetable at the After School Club and gradually introducing new activities.  Prior to starting the new timetable, we held a parents meeting in order to consult with parents as well as a discussion with the children and young people about the proposed changes.  With…

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5 children and young people with disabilities start school this week!

We have come a long way since support for those with disabilities started in Badowita in 2011, when we discovered that many had never attended school and spent most of their time at home. Our educational sessions at the centre have brought many benefits including real learning opportunities, greater inclusion in the community and better medical and therapeutic support.  What…

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Circle Time at the Afterschool Club

Following on from some specialist training and practice sessions last year, our first ‘Circle Time’ of the year took place today.  Circle time is part of our new programme at the After School Club and is one of the ways we are supporting the children and young people who attend to develop soft skills, increase their confidence and self-esteem as…

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Purchase our Sri Lankan recipe book and help support Asha Trust’s work in Sri Lanka!

Our first recipe book in 2015 flew off the shelves, we continue to receive requests. This year’s edition has 40 new recipes, provided or inspired by local people and staff at the Asha Centre. At just £12.99 (plus £1.99 postage) it will make a prefect present for all curry lovers. To order your copy, please email info@ashatrust.co.uk

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Asha Trust Newsletter December 2017

Click on the link below to access our recent newsletter. Asha Newsletter December 2017

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