Going wild at the South West Peak

Day number one of Asha on the south West Peak Project at Gradbach Scout Camp. Team building games. a nature trail, berry picking, getting stuck in the mud and clay modelling. Fantastic day had by all!!! A big thank you to Debbie Rushworth!

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Seeing red

Lydia and Deva receive a very welcome supply of sanitary products delivered by Linda Albut founder and chair of Period Poverty.

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In the nick of time! 09/08/2019

The food store was perilously low on stock when 14 bags of food from a local NCS (National Citizen Service) group was delivered. Not only were the bags pretty, practical and durable they contained Asha’s most wanted items of basmati rice, cooking oil, tinned tomatoes and tuna and cereal.  Four bags have been put aside

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Digital Inclusion

Ben from Wavemaker conducting a Digital Health education session to asylum seeker footballers. This is part of our project funded by Local Health Authority and Good Things Foundation

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Busy times at Asha! A quick update….(29/07/2019)

Period Poverty   Stoke-on-Trent is the first council to make sanitary products available in public buildings. Recognising the headway the area has made under the leadership of Period Power chair and founder, Linda Allbutt, the New Vic Theatre hosted a conference, Seeing Red’  at the beginning of June. This unwrapped the whole issue of period poverty and promoted

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Asha’s Football team play a refugee team from Rotherham

Representing the Potteries, Asha won two games against Rotherham at Power League before watching Stoke FC play Rotherham which was a 2 – 2 drawr. Used to playing in mixed teams, it was Asha’s coach, Guigui, who told our players that they must play to win and they did! Congratulations, Guigui and Asha’s team.

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Women’s Craft Group

Congratulations to the group for raising £173 to support Asha’s Food Store. This was achieved by selling a variety of handiwork. Godefroid complimented and thanked Eva, Pauline and the group for their commitment before Angela presented a Certificate of Appreciation.

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A surprise visit from Tesco!

Liz Locker and a colleague swept into Asha bearing some sanitary products and two breast pumps. One of these was immediately given to a new mum and the other to a young woman expecting in a very few days. Both were delighted. Thank you, Tesco! It was Liz who last year turned up with a

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