Tag Archives: charity

Emerge Lanka Logo

Charity project update – a visit to the Emerge Reintegration Centre

As you walk into the new Emerge Reintegration Centre in Colombo, there is an instant feeling of calm, peacefulness and positivity. Before even going inside the building, there is a sense that this is much more than simply another house in a quiet sidestreet. However, when you begin to appreciate what is happening here, you […]

Kandy Kids logo

Kandy Kids’ charity work continues in Sri Lanka in 2017

After another successful year of fundraising in 2016, Steve O’Driscoll, founder of Kandy Kids, made his customary annual trip to Sri Lanka in January to oversee the spending of the money raised. Once again, Steve travelled around the country visiting the various orphanages, children’s homes and other projects supported by his small, but effective, charity, […]

Steve and Sudira

Kandy Kids continues its fantastic charity work in Sri Lanka

The annual trip to Sri Lanka for Kandy Kids’ founder, Steve O’Driscoll, took place again in January and we are pleased to report that it was a resounding success. Steve spent several weeks visiting the orphanages and children’s homes in Kandy and Negombo, carefully allocating the money that had been raised through various activities in […]

Emerge Global

New charity partner for Nineteen48

We are very pleased to announce that we are now working with another charity partner in Sri Lanka, the Emerge Lanka Foundation. The foundation is the Sri Lanka-based sister entity of Emerge Global, a Boston-based, non-profit organisation that aims to empower young women in Sri Lanka who have survived abuse and sexual violence, or are […]

Kandy Kids trip to Sri Lanka 2014

January was a busy month for Kandy Kids, with co-founder, Steve O’Driscoll, spending a few weeks in Sri Lanka overseeing all types of new projects at the orphanages supported by the charity. A lot of work was required at the Tikiri Sevana orphanage which has added another 15 babies since last year, bringing the total […]

Nineteen48 logo

Merry Christmas from Nineteen48!

As we come towards the end of a very positive and successful year for our company, we wanted to say a huge “THANK YOU” to all of the people who have supported us over the last 12 months. We cannot express how much we appreciate that you have purchased one (or more!) of our gemstones […]

Nineteen48 supports local charity’s fundraising appeal

During December, visitors to five of Bournemouth’s top hotels have the chance to win some fabulous prizes whilst helping to raise much needed funds for local charity, BCHA. Guests visiting The Norfolk Hotel, The Miramar Hotel, The Riviera Hotel as well as Day’s Hotel and the Hallmark Hotel will be able to help them decorate […]

Climbing high for Kandy Kids

Our co-founder, Stuart Pool, recently completed a charity climb of Mount Fuji in Japan, raising over £1500 for our charity partner, Kandy Kids (www.kandykids.org). Over the weekend of 13/14th July, Stuart made it safely to the top (and back), taking around 22 hours to complete the round trip (including plenty of rest stops). It was […]

Fundraising begins for charity mountain climb

In July, one of our founders, Stuart Pool, will be trekking up Mount Fuji in Japan to raise money for our chosen charity, Kandy Kids (www.kandykids.org). This charity does some amazing work supporting orphanages in Sri Lanka. Each year, as well as our ongoing support of charitable projects through donations, we also undertake a particular […]