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29 11, 2017

So you Think You can’t Make A Difference?!

In fact, it’s very easy to make a significant difference to those in need. Here is a fantastic example. Someone kindly and generously donated some golfing umbrellas (THANKYOU!) no longer needed. Instead of ending up as landfill they are used to the benefit of  street cobblers and vegetable stall holders in Sri Lanka. As you can see, the floor is their shelf and the umbrella is more than two days wages at least!

The benefit of the umbrellas? Simple really – these are the roofs of those who have the most simple of shops, keeping sun (mainly) and rain from them. It makes a huge difference for these folk, who would otherwise not be able to afford this sort of protection .  There are a few photos below to show you the impact of this simple donation.

28 08, 2017

To Sri Lanka With Love 2017 (July Newsletter)

Yup, it’s already a year since our last container went out. Only seems like yesterday and we were packing the last lot of boxes and closing the doors on the 2016 container. At the end of each of these marathons we relax for a moment and think to ourselves “another year before we do that

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