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Friends of Asha GB

Established in November 1999, Friends of Asha (GB) raises awareness and vital funds for the work of Asha throughout Great Britain. As well as continuously expanding the support base of Asha in their region, they make it possible for UK-based supporters to gift-aid their donations to Asha. To find out more about Friends of Asha (GB), please visit www.justgiving.com/friendsofasha/.

News and Events

April 2017: Introducing new Friends of Asha GB Coordinator, Dr Richard Hogben- Dr. Richard Hogben, a retired General Practitioner in Yeovil, has been a long-time supporter of Asha. Read more…

April 2017: Bidding adieu to Friends of Asha GB Coordinator, Phil Leighton- On behalf of the Board of Trustees, all of us at Asha would like to thank Mr Phil Leighton for his peerless performance during the past 19 years, as the Coordinator of Friends of Asha GB. Read more…

March 2017: Dave and Chloe from River Church UK volunteered at Asha- We were happy to host Dave and Chloe Jones from The River Church, UK who visited Asha from 14th-16th March, 2017. Read more…

March 2017: Team from City Life Church spreads joy at Asha- We were happy to have 9 people from City Life Church from the UK volunteering at Asha’s Chanderpuri centre for about 4 days, starting on February 20th, 2017. Read more…

November 2016: Dr Kiran meets the Rt. Hon. Theresa May- It was a great honour for Dr. Kiran and three of the Asha graduates to meet The Right Honourable Theresa May, the Prime Minister of UK. Read more…

November 2016: Team St. Stephens Church volunteered at Asha- The Asha team and community at Seelampur slum colony were delighted to greet old friends from St. Stephens Church, Twickenham, UK, led by Ms Amanda Clegg. Read more…

October 2016: Asha hosted at British High Commissioner’s residence- Dr. Kiran and Asha’s volunteer teams from the UK were invited for a high tea at the Honourable Sir Dominic Asquith KCMG’s residence, the British High Commissioner to India, New Delhi. Read more…

October 2016: Schools from UK led by David Briggs- It is always wonderful to welcome old friends and supporters from different parts of the world, at Asha. Like every year, we were glad to welcome Asha supporter, David Briggs and his team of teachers from the UK. Read more…

October 2016: Big British Curry Nights – An annual fundraiser with the simple concept to invite your friends for a curry and ask them to make a donation to the work of Asha. Here are a few recipes contributed by some of Asha’s team members. You can try them at home to get the flavour of India’s different cuisines. Read more…

November 2015: St Stephen’s Church volunteers at Asha – The team of 12 members from St Stephen’s Church, Twickenham, volunteered with Asha for a week. Read more…

June 2015: Asha bids adieu to Jill Sinclair – On June 12, 2015 Dr Kiran hosted a farewell dinner at her residence to bid adieu to Asha’s ardent Ambassador Jill Sinclair. Her remarkable contributions to Asha’s work over the past three years have been immensely significant. Read more…

April 2015: Volunteer Doctors at Asha – Asha was pleased to welcome Volunteer Doctors from the UK to our slum based clinics as well as at the Asha Polyclinic. Health being one of the major concerns across the Asha communities; it was a wonderful opportunity for slum residents to avail specialist healthcare services. Read more…

March 2015: East Meets West Concert – The ‘East Meets West’ concert was organised by Amanda Clegg. It gave the members of the congregation, Asha supporters and many other local people, a real musical treat! Read more…

September 2014 – January 2015: The Big British Curry Night: Over the autumn and winter, Asha supporters across the UK will take part in and host Big British Curry Nights with their local communities. The concept is simple: invite your friends for a curry and ask them to make a donation to the work of Asha. Read more and get involved…

His Excellency Sir James Bevan hosts high tea for Asha volunteers: The British High Commissioner, HE Sir James Bevan KCMG, invited Asha’s volunteer team from the United Kingdom for a high tea at his residence on 27th October 2014. Read more…

Contact Details

Dr Richard Hogben, Co-ordinator, Friends of Asha (GB)

36 Combe Street Lane, Yeovil, Somerset BA213PE, UK

Email: foasha.richardhogben@gmail.com | Charity Registration No. 1085071