Spread the love globally this Valentine’s Day, 14th February 2019

Valentine’s Day is almost upon us – a day which over time has developed from sending anonymous, handmade love-notes to your secret crush into a day where in the UK alone it is forecast that over £1.2 billion will be spent on cards, gifts and meals, all designed to tell our loved ones how much we care. Spending in the USA is at least 20 times higher, which, when added to the amounts spent in other countries celebrating Valentine’s Day, makes a staggering total.

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Kidasha in the Press, 12th March 2019

Janice Miller, Kidasha CEO

It was fantastic to see Kidasha in the press this month, as our CEO Janice Miller was featured in the Huffington Post discussing the recent controversy surrounding the BBC’s Comic Relief. While much of the analysis had been around the personalities involved, Janice took the opportunity to bring the focus towards the nature of the aid and attitudes towards charity in nations like the UK.

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World Poetry Day, 21st March 2019

In honour of World Poetry Day, Sapana, a former domestic worker who we have helped, wrote this poem titled ‘My Journey of Change. In it she describes how she was helped to leave her life as a child labourer and pursue her dream of an education which has given her independence.

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Swap for a Street Child, 8th April 2019

This Friday 12th April is the International Day for Street Children and all this week we’re asking you to Make a Swap for a Street Child!

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Fourth Anniversary of the April 2015 Earthquake, 25th April 2019

April 25th marks the fourth anniversary of the 2015 Nepal earthquake, which caused the deaths of almost 9,000 people and injured around 22,000 more. Significant areas of Nepal were affected, but its epicentre to the east of Gorkha District suffered the most. The death and destruction caused by the quake made it the worst natural disaster to hit Nepal since 1934.

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