Projects and Appeals

A complete list of all JFA Projects.

Details on any of these projects are available on request. Please get in touch with any questions using the details on our Contact page.

  • Wasim Haque for the Sishu Sadan OrphanageOngoing – Apr 2015.
    • Funds: Fundraising in progress.
    • Description: The JFA is supporting Wasim Haque in his efforts to raise funds for Sishu Sadan, an orphanage in Assam.
    • Notes: (none)
  • Geriatric Carer Scheme Completed Jan 2010 to Dec 2014.
    • Funds: 99.9% funding from JFA Steering Committee Member contributions. Data on exact figures available on request.
    • Description: The demand for skilled carers for the elderly is increasing in Assam and there is hardly any local supply. The JFA is short-listing candidates willing to do a Carers’ diploma course, to be conducted under the supervision of Dr Deepali Kayal-Mahanta. Other than training to serve the regular needs of elderly dependent persons, including their health and dietary needs, the young women would also be trained in human relationship skills and a coping mechanism under different difficult situations.
    • Notes:
      • Three girls coming from financially poor families were empowered to become geriatric carers through JFA’s funding and partnership with Dr Deepali Kayal.
  • Seminar: India’s Export-Import Laws Completed – Jun 2009

    • Funds: N/A. JFA Volunteer Effort.
    • Description: Biraj Bora, an experienced trader from the UK, conducted a seminar on India’s Export-Import laws for enthusiastic local entrepreneurs in Guwahati, on behalf of the JFA.
    • Notes: This effort was undertaken in order to gauge the entrepreneurial appetite among western Assam’s rural artisans.
  • 30th OctoberCompleted – Oct 2008 to Jan 2010

    • Funds: Donations £ 4276 + Gift Aid £ 827.54, totalling £ 5103.54
    • Description: The JFA ran a funds campaign for nearly a year then applied the money raised in aiding families of some of the worst struck victims. The funds were spent to cover rents, educational expenses, vocational courses and low-risk financial investments.
    • Notes: The JFA’s very first project.