A brighter future for children and young people in Darjeeling

DCT summer newsletter 2018

Dear  Supporters I am delighted to send you this summer’s DCT newsletter. I hope that you will enjoy the updates and stories and news of the children whose lives are being improved through your generosity. Could you help us tell more people these stories by forwarding this email and newsletter to friends and family members […]

Social Media Volunteer Needed

DCT is looking for a volunteer who will manage our social media posts and schedule regular posts on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. You will need to be able to work with our trustees and to write informative posts to engage our supporters. Do you have the skills we need and the time to […]

Families meeting Darjeeling Children&...

Families meeting Darjeeling Children’s Trustees

The winter is always the time to review how children are doing and to look forward to the next year of school. Our three Darjeeling trustees met up with families and sponsored children to talk about 2018 and to make arrangements for children to be measured up for uniforms and for school shoes to be […]

Celebrating Prerna’s graduation...

Celebrating Prerna’s graduation as a nurse

Many congratulations to Prerna who was sponsored by DCT with the support of Pontefract Rotary Club to undertake a three year nurse training course. After completing her hospital training and working for six months as a community nurse, Prerna is now fully qualified and graduates today! Well done, she has a bright future ahead of […]

DCT funded extra tuition in maths and...

DCT funded extra tuition in maths and english

Three months is a long time to miss school for any student but especially when you are in those critical years leading up to important exams. So this winter those sponsored children who are in years 7 – 9 have been “treated” to extra lessons during their winter holiday to make up for some of […]

Winter Newsletter

Dear friends and supporters, I am very pleased to send you the latest up-to-date news from Darjeeling Children’s Trust and hope that you will enjoy reading about the events of the last six months. Download the newsletter Best Wishes Marilyn Adams, Chairperson, Darjeeling Children’s Trust

Stella and Dot Jewellery Evening

Thanks to everyone who came along to a Stella and Dot jewellery evening in Bristol in December in aid of Darjeeling Children’s Trust, and to the lovely Sharmila Bousa for donating her commission to a great cause. I’m not sure there were many Christmas presents bought, but we certainly treated ourselves! Altogether we raised £300, […]

How DCT empowered Ugesh for a better ...

How DCT empowered Ugesh for a better future

We are excited to announce that when former Darjeeling Food and Craft Institute student Ugesh returned to Darjeeling in October 2017 he proposed to his childhood sweetheart and a few weeks later they married in a small ceremony attended by friends and family. Let me tell you Ugesh’s story… Back in 2011, Ugesh asked DCT […]

Sponsored Run – Thomas Carr

One of our youngest supporters has raised a fantastic £475 through a 3km sponsored run around Durdham Downs in Bristol. Along with 4 of his friends from school, Thomas ran the distance in a great time of 17 minutes cheered on by friends and family. Thomas said “I love running and wanted to challenge myself, […]

Oktoberfest: Euromonitor raised £2,84...

Oktoberfest: Euromonitor raised £2,847.88 for DCT!

Euromonitor Int. organised an #Oktoberfest fundraising evening and donated an incredible amount of £2,847.88 to the Darjeeling Children’s Trust. As part of their Corporate Social Responsibility programme, Euromonitor Int. very generously doubled what the team have raised. Find more on their CRS activities on http://www.euromonitor.com/corporate-social-responsibility … A big thank you to Lisa, Lena and the […]

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