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King’s College London Charity Diwali Show to raise funds for Educate for Life

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The King’s College London Charity Diwali Show is one of the largest and most prestigious annual student shows in the UK.  Every year they raise funds to support the cause of selected charities. The KCL Charity Diwali Show is supporting us as a charity partner for the second year running. Here is a guest blog from King’s College Diwali Show Committee Secretary, Vanisha Amin, where she gives a brief background to the show and the reasons why they have chosen to partner with us.

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Fundraising and Communications Officer to join team

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We can’t wait for Shwetambera Parashar to join the Educate for Life team later this month. Shwetambera will be our Fundraising and Communications Officer in India, a new role that will enable us to connect with more people and organisations to ensure the sustainability of our work as well as raising more awareness of our expertise.  Shwetambera has just spent a few days in Bakhel with Iona-Jane Harris, our Fundraising and Communications Manager (both pictured above). Here Shwetambera introduces herself… Read More

Marathon Man!

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We’re very excited that our patron Matt Barbet (co-presenter of The Saturday Show and Channel 5 news presenter) is running in the 2016 London Marathon for us. Matt filmed the construction of the very first classrooms at Hunar Ghar as a BBC reporter eight years ago. His commitment to our work couldn’t be any greater as he dons his running shoes for a grueling 26 miles around London’s icons this April. Read More