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Ashas’s 12th Birthday Party!

Sat 1st  October, 7.30pm at ‘BB’s’, 53 Hampton Road, Forest Gate E7 0PD Asha Trust was set up in 2004 and became a charity in  2005, and we want to invite you to a special Asha Party for all our supporters to thank them for the work we have been doing together over the last 12 years. We will show…

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Newsletter Christmas 2015

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Volunteers at the Asha Centre

In the last couple of months, the Asha Centre in Badowita has been happy to have the support of some volunteers who have given up their time to offer their support and expertise to those who access the centre. One of these people is Dilhara, who has an MSc in Applied Psychology and significant experience working in the field including…

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August activities at the centre in Athidiya

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Asha Trust in the news

The Asha bread stall at Woodgrange Market has been featured in ‘The Jellied Eel’, London’s Magazine for ethical eating. Profits from bread sales support those with disabilities living in Athidiya. Find out more here: jellied_eel_47-1 8

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Trevor’s blog

Simran has expressed how we all feel about the work of the Asha Trust at the Centre and what we can achieve in a few days. However  it was with great satisfaction that we were able complete several small projects on the last morning before ‘The Show’. Alison and Chris were gardening in their very fine hats, Simran, Scarlet and…

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Working at RCCI

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Visit to Prithi

I’ve now been in Sri Lanka for 6 days and already have experienced far more than I anticipated before I left London. After the simple shock of the dramatic humidity increase there have been many demonstrations of fearless tuk-tuk driving, story reading to eager yet nonplussed children who spoke very little English, a classy dinner on a boat and helping…

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First day of Trip 2014

After nearly 24 hours of travelling we finally arrived at our destination. It was a total relief – the second flight from Mumbai seemed to take forever and it was riddled with turbulence but after some (temporarily) lost baggage and an amazing new motorway it all seemed to wrap up perfectly. Which says a lot for the first day here…

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Booster classes

Asha supports over 85 children each day with 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. Many of the children we have supported have been the first in their family ever to pass exams.

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