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VACD Australia May 2022 Newsletter

Dear friends, colleagues, supporters, and collaborative partners, Greetings to you, your families, loved ones, and colleagues from all of us at VACD. Modified Benevity Causes Portal Donation Options: My sincere apologies for the incorrect Benevity Causes Portal donation guidance provided in the latest April 2022 Newsletter and for any inconvenience this may have caused you. This new hyperlink will take you to the Benevity donation portal that details all your donation options:...

VACD Australia April 2022 Newsletter

“When we give alms with our hearts, we give well” Dear friends, colleagues, supporters, and collaborative partners, Greetings to you, your families, loved ones, and colleagues from all of us at VACD. Challenging circumstances leading to a scarcity and rapid rise in the cost of  essential  household food items are causing immense hardships to less fortunate communities in Sri Lanka. We have intensified our efforts to devote extra resources and ease burdens encountered by children with...

VACD Australia March 2022 Newsletter

Dear friends, colleagues, supporters, and collaborative partners, Greetings and the absolute best to you, your loved ones, and your colleagues from all of us at VACD. VACD Welimada Centre opening postponed Due to ongoing challenges, the VACD Sri Lanka leadership team have decided to postpone the opening of our new VACD centre in Welimada sponsored by Teardrop Hotels (https://www.teardrop-hotels.com/) to mid-May 2022. We will keep you informed of the date when this centre is due commence its...

VACD Australia February 2022 Newsletter

Dear friends, colleagues, supporters, and collaborative partners, Greetings, best wishes and the very best to you and your loved ones. VACD Newsflash – Take One!!! We are delighted that an initiative by the late Dr. Tiraj Mendis to establish a VACD centre in Welimada when he was Consultant Paediatrician at the base hospital in Welimada almost five years ago, after many attempts and challenges has finally come to fruition. We owe this success to the resolve and steadfastness of our VACD Sri...

VACD Australia January 2022 Newsletter

Dear friends, colleagues, supporters, and collaborative partners, We take this opportunity to wish you and your loved ones the absolute best during 2022 and over the coming years and look forward to your journey with us to support and sustain children with congenital impairments and their families in Sri Lanka. Inspiring News!!! VACD marked its 10th anniversary since it was established in the township of Bandarawela in the Uva Province of Sri Lanka on 27th December 2011. We warmly recollect...

VACD Australia October/November 2021 Newsletter

“When we give alms with our hearts, we give well” Dear friends, colleagues, supporters, and collaborative partners, Trust this finds you and your loved ones safe and well notwithstanding the challenges and uncertainties we have had to confront and overcome over the past 18+ months. Let us hold fast to our faith and confidence that we will soon be out of the woods and living in a far better world in 2022 and beyond. Delightful News!!! Mr. Matt Levy – VACD Australia Director & VACD...

VACD Australia September 2021 Newsletter

Dear friends, colleagues, supporters, and collaborative partners, Trust this finds you and your loved ones safe and well notwithstanding numerous challenges and uncertainties that all of us have had to encounter and overcome over the past 17+ months.  Delightful News!!! We are thrilled to announce that Golden Tree Asset Management undertook to sponsor and support VACD projects and programs over the next two years. Their support is well-timed and greatly appreciated as our global...

VACD Australia August 2021 Newsletter

“When we give alms with our hearts, we give well” Dear friends, colleagues, supporters, and collaborative partners, Trust this finds you and your loved ones well despite many challenges, uncertainties, and unanticipated circumstances that most of us have had to encounter, manage, and overcome over the past 16+ months.  VACD Australia Newsflash– Take One!!! We are deeply appreciative and are delighted to announce that VACD Australia has a new webpage that was designed for us on a pro bono...

VACD Australia July 2021 Newsletter

Dear friends, colleagues, supporters, and collaborative partners, Trust this finds you and your loved ones well despite many challenges, uncertainties, and unanticipated circumstances that most of us have had to encounter and overcome over the past 15+ months.  Bandarawela Hospital Upgrade Project - Update We were delighted by the positive response we received from many of you to our appeal for support to upgrade the Bandarawela District Hospital to cope with COVID19 patients in the Uva...

VACD Australia June 2021 Newsletter

Dear friends, colleagues, supporters, and collaborative partners, Trust this finds you and your loved ones keeping well despite many challenges, uncertainties, and unfortunate circumstances that some of you have had to encounter and overcome over the past 14+ months.  VACD News Update: We ourselves have faced many challenges during the past 14 months and estimate that our mission to serve our children with disabilities and their families in the Uva province of Sri Lanka has been...

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