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Volunteer Tea Pick
As part of our amazing volunteer programme, we offer volunteers the chance to live the life of a tea picker for half a day.Volunteers visit a local, private and ethical tea estate where they are allocated a tea picking lady as their mentor. They work alongside the tea pickers, developing their skills and understanding just how tough life is on the tea estates.After lining up with the workers to weigh their tea, volunteers are told how much they would have earned – this is, of course, shockingly little. The amount earned is added to their mentor’s pay packet, a lovely bonus.If possible, our friend and the owner of the Kelaniya Tea Estate, Mr Balendran, will then organise a tour around the working tea factory (and maybe even a cup of tea!)Volunteers gain an incredible insight into life on the tea estate and fundraise to support the work of Tea Leaf Vision centre – a massive win/win.This fundraising initiative allows us to cover all costs associated with planning and managing our volunteer programme, whilst enabling volunteers to help and support us without paying through the nose for the opportunity.
The Parky Challenge
Sykehusbarns daglige arbeid
It is so fantastic that you have chosen to support Sykehusbarn and our work. Sykehusbarn is a Norwegian non-profit foundation. We work to ensure that children who are affected by their own or others’ serious illness should have positive experiences filled with joy, smiles and laughter during the treatment period in the hospital. Sykehusbarn includes all children when they are in the hospital regardless of whether he or she has a diagnosis, or whether their siblings, parents, other family members or friends have a diagnosis.You can support us by starting your own fundraising through your private network and social media. You can support an existing action created by others, or you can give a one-time donation directly to Sykehusbarn.Thank you for your contribution!