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Newsletter – April 2021

We’ve had a positive first term of 2021 and look forward to reopening for the second term where we will be able to open our After School Club to all age groups for the first time since September 2020.  We’ve planned a timetable to allow for social distancing and ensure that every child gets access to education and other activities….

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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

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Be someone’s reason to smile!

This Christmas, you can make a difference to children like Dilshani and their families.Just £6/Rs 1,500 provides an essential food parcel for a family who have been severely financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out more With the situation in Sri Lanka continuing to be unstable due to the ‘second wave’ of COVID-19, many in the community continue to be…

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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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Update on the provision of essential supplies to those who access the Asha Centre during the COVID-19 pandemic

A total of 5 food drops have now been made to those who access the Asha Centre as we were able to make 2 food drops last weekend.  Over 70 families were provided with essentials each time.The community continues to struggle at this difficult time with most not having been able to work for over a month.  Government support has been…

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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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Asha Trust Newsletter – December 2019

Our newsletter is available for download here: Newsletter

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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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Holiday Club – August 2019

The children and young people who attend the Afterschool Club had a great time at our Holiday Club which ran for 2 weeks during the August holidays. The Holiday Club has become and integral and much-loved activity at the Asha Centre. Children and young people in the area are often isolated and bored during holiday time; family finances means that…

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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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