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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, […]

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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 […]

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Successful charity run for Kandy Kids

On Sunday 7th September, Nineteen48’s co-founder, Stuart, put on his running shoes and joined Steve O’Driscoll from Kandy Kids for a half-marathon in their hometown of Bournemouth. The “dynamic” duo followed a course that took them along the length of Bournemouth and Poole’s sandy beaches and back again, in conditions that were near perfect for […]

Official recognition for Kandy Kids

The co-founder of Kandy Kids, Steve O’Driscoll, was in Sri Lanka in January, working on a range of projects for the charity. Whilst he was there, Steve was invited to talk to some of the local authorities about his work. The outcome of the discussions was that Kandy Kids has received an official endorsement from […]

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 […]

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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 […]

A bumper year for Nineteen48 and Kandy Kids

It has been a great year for Nineteen48’s fundraising efforts. Through various activities we have raised just under £2000 for our charity partner, Kandy Kids. We work very closely with Kandy Kids and their co-founder, Steve O’Driscoll, keeps us fully updated on their plans for how they use the funds we raised. Steve explained, “We […]

The Ascent of Mount Fuji

Our co-founder, Stuart Pool, recently scaled Mount Fuji to raise money for charity and this is his account of the climb… On the weekend of 13/14th July 2013, I was a member of a 6-person team attempting to climb Mount Fuji in Japan. For my part, I was raising money for Kandy Kids, a charity […]

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 […]