Happy New Year from the Sai Baba Centre – Haiti!

Happy New Year!.. 2015 is here!

Happy New Year!.. 2015 is here!

Happy New Year!

The festive season might have come to an end, however it hasn’t quite fizzled out as we share with you some pictures sent to us from the organisers of the Sai Baba centre in Haiti we donated the money from our fundraisers to! The £267 UALACS raised sent via Western Union last month (converted to $396), provided gifts and stationary to 350 children (most of them are still living in camps after to 2010 Earthquake) as well as lunch during the New Year children’s program the centre organised on behalf of UALACS!

A massive THANK YOU to everyone who bought a raffle ticket, chipotle burrito, or any of our fundraising items – you helped make this happen! ‪#‎ProudStudentMoment‬

Here’s a message from the Sai Baba Centre co-ordinator, Shanti Paudel:

“Happy New Year… Thank You very much for your great support. We provided 200 gifts and stationary items for the children. Yesterday we had a very good children program here, we invited 200 children but there was more than 350 children in Sai baba Centre it was so difficult to control the the children but we managed the program very well. Thank you all UAL African Caribbean Society UALACS…”

Don’t forget, we’re planning our volunteering trip to Haiti this summer! To register your interest or be involved in fundraising, get in touch k.lutterodt1@arts.ac.uk using the subject title HAITI.

Special thanks to: Tesco Elephant & Castle, Chipotle UK, FP Comms, BBM/BMC and BTWSC and all those who donated and supported our fundraising events. We’re looking forward to continuing our partnership with you in 2015!

It’s not too late to make a donation! Click here for more info on our Donate page.

Wishing all our members, friends and partners a prosperous 2015!

Kai and the ACS team x

2 thoughts on “Happy New Year from the Sai Baba Centre – Haiti!

  1. Reblogged this on Travel Making Kai 🙂 and commented:
    Little did I know that the volunteering experience I had in Haiti the summer of 2013, would move me so much, I’d still be figuring out ways to stay involved with the organisation a year and a half after leaving!
    Here’s a post from my student society blog… Happy New Year from the Sai Baba Centre we donated funds to!


  2. Pingback: Haiti Summer 2015 | UALACS '14

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