The Asha Drummers performed to a very appreciative crowd at the Alsager One World Fair on Saturday 5th October. The drummers come from a number of African nations; Godefroid from Rwanda, Keita from Guinea, Guigui from Ivory Coast, Tamba from Sierre Leone and Bertrand from Cameroon. The group, lead by Keita, mainly performed West African
Angie Powers writes: Gloria and I received a warm welcome from Godefroid and the Volunteers when we arrived at Asha. There was a large group of women that were interested in the screening programme and so we did 3 presentations. The women engaged with us and genuinely seemed interested in the programme. There was lots
A commemoration of the life of Debashish Chakraborty will take place at Asha on Wednesday 25 September from 5 to 6.00 pm – ALL WELCOME
On Tuesday 10th September Godfrey received this devastating news from Debashish’s brother. It is with great sadness that the family of Debashish Chakraborty announces Debashish Chakraborty unnatural death, on Saturday night (7 September 2019) Debashish was missing from home and 8 September was reported to Police from the family. On Monday debasing body was found in
Tasha Zacune, a long-time supporter of Asha, is walking to raise money for the British Red Cross to continue their support for asylum seekers and refugees. Tasha writes: I know the BRC assists many people at ASHA and this is why I decided to complete this challenge of walking 108 miles in September. I have
A volunteer reported: ‘Llandudno did not disappoint! When we arrived, it was windy and cold and the tide was in! However as soon as the children saw the sea, they rushed towards it and started to play in the waves regardless of the weather. By lunch time the sun came out and we all had
Led by Penny Vincent supported by Lotika Singha staff, volunteers and users were gathered together for the second impromptu singalong. It was a joyous occasion which lifted everyone’s spirits. We’re sure that singing together will be similarly invigorating when Penny and Lotika visit the Women and Children’s groups on 13 September.
Reach Up 23/08/2019 The project started with 25 participants and ended up with 42! On a Monday for six weeks Sporting Communities in partnership with Coca Cola and UK Youth worked with Asha users on how to prepare to enter the job market. Four days were inhouse and two were rather different and challenging when