A brighter future for children and young people in Darjeeling

Monthly archives for June, 2015

Update from Darjeeling

A short update from Mrs. Hamal in Darjeeling:

Orphange Girls

Here are three photos sent to us by Alka, a young woman who is currently applying for nurse training at a hospital in Siliguri.

Positivitea event Thursday 11th June

Last Thursday we spent a great evening with our new charity partner Positivitea at their event in the Akasha spa, Regent St. We sampled delicious tea, healthy treats and all with a bit of meditation and massage thrown in!

Nurse Training Update – Alka

Alka is a former orphanage girl who has been supported by DCT for the last couple of years to undergo paramedic training at a hospital in Darjeeling. She has also been helping the Trust by helping monitor the health of the girls in the orphanage and working with Basanti, the qualified health visitor who visits […]

School Exams about to Start

The mid-term Examinations at Camellia School are starting from the 15th June till the end of June’ 2015. We shall thereafter have a break for about a fortnight.

Summer in India

Some news about the weather sent to us by Mr. Pradhan, the Bursar of Camellia School. “The repeated earthquakes have somewhat disturbed the peace and tranquillity. There were no major damages in Darjeeling,  but we are a bit shaken up every time there is a slight tremor. The weather swings from bright sunny days with […]

Volunteer’s Week

In celebration of Volunteer’s Week from 1-7 June we are championing our volunteer Deian Owain, 35, who is currently in Darjeeling! After deciding to take some time out from work and travel to India in April, Deian chose to get involved with our projects having read about Darjeeling Children’s Trust in the travel book Rough […]