Category Archive for "skills for work"

School holidays at the centre

As has been mentioned on our Facebook page, the first two weeks of August were busy at the Asha Centre. It was the school holidays but we decided to remain open for children and young people in the area so that they were take part in our first ever holiday programme. The two week programme focussed on inclusive activities for…

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The sewing group: empowering women

Empowering women The sewing group is doing well. About 10 women come regularly and the group is slowly growing as word gets around what it is all about.  Upaseeli, the teacher has built a good relationship with them and the women bring each other treats to share each time like ‘kiribath’ (milk rice – a popular dish in Sri Lanka made from…

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