Posts tagged ‘Charity’

July 13, 2012

Disco Deewane

Apologies for the short notice but it has come to my attention that there will be a fabulous tribute gig on tonight in London for 80’s sensation, Nazia Hassan with proceeds to go to the Nazia Hassan Foundation.

Half of internationally successful

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July 5, 2012

Times Of Oliver

A really sad story in the news today was research indicating that UK has a child hunger crisis. According to Net Mums and Kids Company, 1 million children live in homes without enough to eat. The forthcoming summer holidays is real problem for these families as children rely on free school dinners as their only meal of the day.

Hungry children is not an epidemic as it is in some developing countries but a 223% increase in the last 12 months due to the economic climate in the UK is frightening. I just cannot believe it.

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May 19, 2011

Bea’s Bow on Ebay

For an ensemble that was despised by every fashionista,Princess Beatrice’s hat designed by milner Philip Treacy, is getting quite  a lot of attention. It seems to be in the media every day for one reason or another and has become the most unlikely star of the Royal Wedding with a Facebook page dedicated to it.

Today The Evening Standard reported that the hat that Bea wore is now being sold on Ebay.

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March 7, 2011

Hall of Fame Interview

Hall of Fame is dedicated to celebrating inspirational Asian women. There is no better week to launch this section of the House of Chatterjis, then International Women’s week.

Our first Hall of Fame interview is with Bala Thakrar. Bala has spent her career in the voluntary sector and founded Asian Foundation for Philanthropy in 2005 to provide a channel for the South Asian Diaspora in the UK, predominantly Indians, to better engage with development initiatives in India. To find out more about the charity please visit http://www.affp.org.uk

We were delighted to speak to Bala and find out a little more about the woman behind this inspiring charity.

Interview:

What’s your favourite food? I’m a foodie but a vegetarian foodie.  I love cassava – fried, boiled, roasted…..

How do you like to spend your weekends? Catching up with house chores – I actually enjoy cleaning. I find it very therapeutic.  But I also make sure that I spend quality with friends and family. I particularly enjoy going for long walks, followed by a grand cappuccino and cake.

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