Category Archive for "fundraising"

Newsletter – July 2020

On the 6th July, the Asha Centre opened its doors again after nearly 4 months of closure.  It was a pleasure for all the team to see children and young people returning after such a long time. We held a week of classes for some grades and provided tailored home study packs to the others.   Unfortunately, a week later we…

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Not Open Garden 2020

Janet’s Open Garden event is cancelled this year due to COVID-19 but you can still support and maintain social distancing.  Plants will be available for sale from her front garden and you can post your donation through the letter box!  All donations go towards supporting community projects at the Asha Centre in Sri Lanka. 

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We couldn’t do this without your support

We have now completed 8 food drops and each time we go we are reminded of the vital importance of this support at this time We estimate that we will need to provide support for at least another month despite the fact that there has been a slight relaxation of curfew restrictions this week. Parents remain out of work and…

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Update from the Asha Centre

The Asha Centre has closed due to the need to stay at home to slow the spread of COVID-19 and the current island-wide curfew. We have, however, been able to provide essential food supplies to the area and will continue to support the community of Badowita wherever possible. You can read more about it here: Update April 2020

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Happy New Year!

Every New Year opens doors to the future. We have lots of exciting plans for 2020 and look forward to sharing them with you all throughout the year. Thank you to all our friends and supporters who continue to help us promote opportunity and hope in Sri Lanka!

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Looking for a unique Christmas Gift?

Why not purchase the Asha Trust recipe book? The book contains 40 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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Thank you Laura and John!

Laura and John completed their amazing bike ride from Land’s End to John o’Groats at the beginning of September and raised over £3,000 including Gift Aid! The funds raised will be used for services that the Asha Centre provide to children and young people in Badowita, in particular the ever-popular August Holiday Club. Thank you John and Laura for your…

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John and Laura are raising funds for Asha Trust!

John and Laura are cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats and raising funds for Asha Trust! All funds raised will go towards the funding of our holiday club – 2 weeks of inclusive activities that promote team work, creativity and unity. You can sponsor them here: Sponsor John and Laura

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Open Garden and Plant Sale

Sat 25 & Sun 26 May11am-4pm42, Latimer Road, E7 0LQ Janet Daniels is opening her beautiful garden to raise funds for Asha Trust. Plants for sale at affordable prices. “A magical space, filled with flowers, exotic plants, a fish pond and a shed filled with vintage garden tools” Entry by donationHome made cakes for saleAll proceeds to Asha Trust

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Asha Trust Curry Night – Saturday 26th January – 7:30pm

Come to our Sri Lankan Curry Night to support Asha Trust! There will be delicious Sri Lankan food – several vegetarian curries, as well as fish and meat. Most will be mild. Wine and soft drinks available. £12 (£7 children) Also lovely wood turned items from two local supporters, available to purchase on the night. Tickets available via eventbrite: Purchase…

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