A Rocha UK

A Rocha Living Waterways

To engage the community of Southall in environmental projects, focusing on inter-faith work, children's education and community events

history Campaign has now closed

It ran from 7:28 PM, 28 December 2011 to 7:28 PM, 28 December 2011

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Registered Charity in England and Wales (1089276)

Amount raised

£475

Donations

3

    Category

  • Education/Training/EmploymentEducation/Training/Employment

    Helping

Location

  • I have been trying to get a community allotment project for some years. I am so pleased that A Rocha has managed to involve so many.

    — Mr Dilbagh Singh Chana, community leader

  • I know you love animals, same as me, so if I see any hurt I’ll help it and I hope God blesses those animals.

    — Opreet, pupil

  • It is so essential to bring the wonders of creation and the need for conservation to city dwellers. A Rocha will do much in Southall.

    — Prof Sir Ghillean Prance

Situation

Southall is a community with much diversity - all of the world's major religions are represented here, as well as dozens of ethnic backgrounds and nationalities. It is fragmented by its differences and has high violence rates and deprivation indices. The area lacks community pride, safe spaces, environmental awareness and interaction and understanding between cultural and religious groups.

Solution

A Rocha Living Waterways will provide environmental education, outdoor activities, volunteer opportunities and practical projects in which people from all cultural and religious backgrounds can come together to learn and work. Working to improve the local