Category Archives: Leonard Cheshire Disability

March 05

Fund Raising Activity at Port Elizabeth

During my visit to port Elizabeth I was a member of a Fundraising team for Cheshire Home Summerstrand for a cycle race of 106 kilometer. In this race manager of the home Deidre Burger and one of the volunteer Les Kirkland started to support the home in the form of sponsorship toward the annual event […]

March 05

Social Transformation Award

In the month of December 2018 there was a competition of  Social Transformation Award for the NGOs by Government of South Africa as per DRAM (Disability Rights Awareness Management) activities according to that to make South Africa hassle free country for the people with Disability by 2030. So I compiled the case study and submitted on […]

January 11

The residents and staff of the Ann Harding Cheshire Home at the Golen Harvest Parkrun.

Residents and staff of the Ann Harding Cheshire Home visited the Golden Harvest Parkrun on 1 December, as part of their activities for Disability Rights Awareness Month. The objective of the visit was to create awareness for physical disabilities and to support the many runners who participate in this event. The group had a wonderful […]

November 13

Leonard Cheshire Disability- The Launch

Yet another exciting moment marked for Leonard Cheshire Disability and for myself, so excited to be a part of the New Leonard Cheshire Brand launch in the East Afrika Region. Ushers on duty on that day: – The event took place in Stanley Hotel, and the guest list was extensive. Representatives from prominent establishments were invited to speak at the event, […]

November 12

Experience the journey from Exclusion to Inclusion

Hello friends, In my current blog, I am starting from where I left in previous blog. Yes, it is about ‘Inclusive Education’. One of my assignment objective was to assist the Project team for a successful launch of this Project. It was a great learning for me to get insights of project management and about […]

August 20

Kariobangi Cheshire House

This is one of the very rare occasion where i get to visit some of these homes, as they are managed through the partners of Leonard Cheshire Disabilty, while i am based in the Regional Office This home was established to meet the needs of the elderly poor of the area. By the late 70’s they had […]

August 01

Refreshing memories of recent past

Friends, This is my second blog and here, I wish to share few of my personal experiences before moving to Zambia (My assignment country). The most amazing experience, which I can never forget, was the orientation program at London. It was looking like a dream coming true. This program was not just a program but […]

July 26

Meeting Collegues in GSK Nairobi

Isn’t it a lovely and amazing day having met our collegues here in Nairobi . It all happened, thanks to Elizabeth Msafiri ( Security lead Kenya & East Afrika) and Bernard Matheka. Before we head to the office, Elizabeth & Bernard inspected our apartments to ensure that we are living in a safe & secured environment so we […]

July 10

WE GOT YOU! ( Our NGO: Leonard Cheshire Disability )

I had to blog this, we dont get these coincidences very often, especially not a conincidence of the same mission! Mission to #BeChanged #BeTheChange #MakeTheChange Finally the two ( YES, 2 ) Adrienn _ have re-united in Nairobi, and not only our first names are 99% similar but we are both matched to the same NGO, in Nairobi, only in different branches. How ironic […]

July 08

A journey for the Change

Friends, Here you are reading blog from Sajal Gupta, employed as Regional Training Manager for GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines. During last 13 years, I have been working with GSK under different roles, different businesses, different geographical areas and different teams. I have started my career with GSK as Representative then Sales Executive, Area business manager and now […]

June 30

Leonard Cheshire Disability, Nairobi (my first few days)

Jambo! ( Hello in Swahili ) Figured i better blog now as so many excitement has happened in a matter of just a few days, and i wouldn’t want to miss blogging some of these special moments. I first stepped into LCD office 3 days ago, and immediately knew i would fit in faster than i thought. To […]

February 08

Post #4: Faces behind my flip-chart

I’m not publishing many blogs but I think it is a good time to make an update. I started my assignment participating in the Organizational Assessment and it was a very good way to understand about the organization’s improving opportunities and define my objectives based on them. Then, I went to a trip to Marsabit: […]

December 22

Sri Lanka Visit – The Wester Seaton Cheshire Home

23rd October to 29th October 2017 The moment I landed in Sri Lanka (Negombo) I knew it was going be a great experience. It was going to be a very special trip for me.  This is a country of contrasts and surprises and one I very quickly fell in love with.  From the lush green tea fields of […]

November 17

My First Diwali/Onam Festival in India

Festival of Lights I started writing this blog just before Diwali, due to my domestic travels I am publishing it a little late..hope you enjoy reading:-) This is the first time I have ever been away  from home for such a wonderful and the most important festival of the year, Yes once again I was […]

October 17

Post #3 – Pray to rain can’t not be the only action – Please help!

On Oct 6th, I went to visit one institution that is part of the NGO I’m working for and they are about to lose all the vegetables they have cultivated because they are having problem with the water system. They are collecting water from one neighbor for the primary necessities only. This institution supports 38 […]