2017 / 18

Monetary donations:

Received and earmarked for grants:
– £5,112 carried forward from previous financial year
– £5,000 raised during the 2017 Charity Ball and Auction, including £500 earmarked for children’s hospice POGA launched by ziedot.lv
– £720 raised by Oscar Parravaniwith donations earmarked for Debesmanna
– £843 raised
via 5 Children’s Projects Christmas Appeal
further fundraisings earmarked for womens’ rights organisation Marta and fostering charity Plecs planned in cooperation with the Embassy of Latvia in the UK

Donations in kind:

500kg / 1,000 surplus children’s coat donation received from Hands on London and delivered to Latvia in Dec 2017. Thanks to support of Diamond Transport SolutionsDaugavas Vanagu Fonds Lielbritānijā and Latvijas bernu fonds these were distributed among crisis centres and special needs NGOs in 12 cities and towns.

– donations in kind to be collected by London’s Latvian School in spring 2018

Other:

 

Distance translators have assisted:

ziedot.lv

Usage of funds / grants: 

– £500 earmarked for children’s hospice POGA run by ziedot.lv
£720 earmarked for Debesmanna
Grant competition was launched in summer 2017. Payments towards the winning projects are being processed since Dec 2017. Full list of beneficiaries to be available in summer 2018. Our financial year ends in April. Full financial reports are prepared in August of the same year.