Stories From The Field. Volunteer Vicky Drake celebrates the completion of the boys and girls CV&#39

Volunteer Vicky Drake remained at Odanadi following the successful completion of the Manavi Employment Preparation Programme to work with the young people on their CV's and to practise important interview skills. Vicky worked one-on-one with the boys and girls to help them each create their CV and feel prepared to apply and interview for potential employment and training. In the photos you can see the students thanking Vicky for her hard work as well as a graduation photo where they each hold their certificate of course completion! We are incredibly proud of all the young people who have made the most of this opportunity and look forward to seeing their success! Thank you again to Vicky Dra

Tips from our Adventure Experts!

We want to share with you some great adventure tips from our book 'Adventurer's Tales', written by our supporters. This inspiring book is in celebration of 10 years of Adventure Ashram and contains a collection of 60 tales and tips from the people who know how to adventure best! The tips are too wonderful to keep to ourselves, so over the next few weeks we'll be sharing a few with all of you! Our first two tips are from two of our trustees and we hope you enjoy their advice! Our first tip from adventurer Iain Crockart "Say yes more often... My life changed in 2007 after I said 'yes' to a text received from Will Lucas saying he was going to the Himalayas to ride a motorbike and did I want to

Stories From The Field. The Manavi Employment Preparation Programme

The first Saturday in January saw Fritha Vincent, Adventure Ashram volunteer Vicky Drake and Asha from Odanadi run and coordinate the 3rd and final workshop of this highly successful programme. Each young person was given the opportunity to attend a one to one mock interview, to practise the skills they had learned in the previous workshop. They looked so smart and we are incredibly proud of how each young person has grasped and made the most of this opportunity. The interviews went very well and Vicky will remain at Odanadi for the next fortnight to assist the young people with their CV preparation with Asha's help. As we begin our evaluation of this programme, our deep gratitude goes to th

Wonderful news! Fritha, our former CEO and now Special Adviser to Adventure Ashram and Olaf Mason ha

This type of union is known as Mantra Mangalya. It was started by a poet named Kuppalli Venkatappa Puttappa. It is basically an oath the couple says to one another promising that they will operate in partnership with trust, love and equality. They were supported to make this oath by social activist Pa Mallesh. He says "such marriages should take place in large numbers. We need to break the caste barriers to strengthen secularism." The event has been covered heavily in the press. Fritha Mason and Olaf Mason hope the promotion of the event will not only increase the awareness of simple marriage but also promote Odanadi Seva Trust's Odula Boys' House as a perfect wedding venue. We wish them lov

Our latest Adventure Ashram Volunteer has left for India!

We say a huge thank you and Happy Journey to our latest Volunteer Vicky Drake. Vicky will be putting her IT and English teaching skills to good use with the children and will also be helping with interview techniques and CV preparation for the older children/young adults. It's through our Volunteer Programme that we can really enhance and add value to our fundraising work and we are massively grateful to everyone who has volunteered with us! To find out more about how you could become one of our growing band of volunteers click here.

2018 UK Rally Saturday 19th May 2018. Tickets are on sale now!

This year we are off to the rugged and beautiful north Yorkshire. As always, the route has been put together by Adventure Ashram supporter, the wonderful Richie Finney and looks set to be both challenging and breathtaking. (As we know, Richie's routes always are!). Ticket sales are limited to 100 this year, so do book sooner rather than later to avoid being disappointed. We have reserved a number of rooms at Raven Hall Country House Hotel which overlooks the stunning Robin Hood's Bay. For more information, to book your ticket/s and reserve a room at the hotel, click here.

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