Author Archives: Friends of Navajeevana

Newsletter: Jonathan has rowed the Danube River!

From the Friends of Navajeevana newsletter – click to sign up. Dear Friends We’re really excited to tell you about Jonathan and Mark’s amazing physical achievement in completing the Row the Danube Challenge, rowing Europe’s second-longest river for Friends of … Continue reading

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Rohan’s story: recovery against the odds

When someone’s life is devastated by a terrible accident, it is good to know that there are caring people who can support them through recovery and rehabilitation. Rohan’s story shows how people in the UK are helping this happen in … Continue reading

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Newsletter – Projects we have funded

Projects we have funded We have recently approved grants for projects in Sri Lanka to: Provide support to fifty disabled people living in remote areas Enable twenty five children with disabilities to attend a national sports meet where they won … Continue reading

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Newsletter – Pub quiz success!

Pub quiz success! Thanks to the 40 people who came to the pub quiz fundraiser on 11 April in central London. It was great fun and we raised £200 for the cause. For those quizzers who signed up for email … Continue reading

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Newsletter – Jon and Mark are rowing the Danube next month!

Jon and Mark are rowing the Danube next month! Our trustee Jon Cowie and his old uni friend Mark Hughes will attempt to row the entire Danube river next month. We are very excited that Friends of Navajeevana is one … Continue reading

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Prasanga at ISPO Congress

Here’s Mr Prasanga and friends at the ISPO Congress in Hyderabad (International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics) Prasanga emailed us the following message: ‚ÄúDuring the congress I had a great chance to meet and share knowledge with different people qualified … Continue reading

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Shoe-making at the Navajeevana Centre, January 2013

Buddhika is making shoes for people who can’t wear shop-bought shoes. He uses the usual techniques, but can adapt them to make sure they fit over prosthetics or orthotics, for example. Buddhika is deaf himself, and actually attended the Navajeevana … Continue reading

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