Myanmar’s Inle Lake watershed area is a beautiful heritage site with a unique eco-system. However, it has suffered increasing environmental damage due to overuse of chemical fertilisers and pressure from increased tourism. Ma Kyin Htwe explains how the eco-farming training funded by Ecologia has proved a turning point, for herself and her community.
He’s been running 4 months, from Findhorn in Moray anti-clockwise along the British coast, and is now just over the border in England. He’s also almost halfway to his fundraising goal of £10,000. Simon’s run continues…
Being separated from one’s parents and family creates disadvantage, and our commitment is to empower disadvantaged young people which includes creating opportunities to make friends in other cultures. Our Summer 2016 Newsletter is now out and is filled with stories about how the connections that have been weaved are changing, transforming and uplifting those that our project partners support.
Ecologia Youth Trust is proud to announce that we’ve been selected as winners of eBay’s Give @Checkout initiative for this week – June 13 – 18. For any purchase you make on eBay you’ll be given the chance to add a donation. Find out more here.
Imagine a poor rural family, two small boys and two alcoholic parents. Inevitably the social services stepped in and the boys were taken to a ‘shelter’. Fortunately not long after, a couple from Kitezh were looking for two children to take into their family. Read on.
On Easter Sunday, Ecologia’s intrepid coastal runner, Simon Clark, set off from our base in Findhorn, Morayshire, on a 5,000 mile run around the wiggly edge of mainland Britain. Despite a cold, blustery wind many people gathered to send him off.
On Easter Sunday, Simon Clark, Ecologia’s intrepid adventurer will set off on an epic 5,000 mile run around Britain’s wiggly, jiggerdy coast to celebrate Ecologia Youth Trust’s 20th Anniversary and raise £10,000 to support our work with disadvantaged children.
Volunteering in Kenya provides an opportunity not only to experience an amazing country, its culture and people, but to make a difference to some of those affected most by poverty as well as HIV/AIDS.
On Sunday 6th December, 30 students from Sevenoaks School and St Paul’s Girls School as well as Montana, our Ecologia staff member took part in the London Santa Run. It was a great success, raising more than £4,000! Thanks to all our runners, a huge achievement!