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The official web site of the Eddi Goes East project in Sri Lanka 2010 - 2014
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EDDI GOES EAST: A PROJECT TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE AFFECTED BY THE 2004 TSUNAMI IN SRI LANKA

In December 2013 I visited Eddi at Eagle House and was able to see the EGE project at first hand. 

I filmed various bits and mashed them together into a 12 minute video. 

If you ever wondered what she was getting up to in Sri Lanka, this is your opportunity to find out.

RPJ

Eddi and Zigger chilling on the veranda at
Eagle House (left).

One thing ends, another begins…

Dear Friends


Greetings from Eagle House, and thank you for all your support over the last few years. The two year EGE project has run for nearly four years but it is time for me to come home. Activities at Eagle House will end here in May 2014, but will be transferring to a new community space which we are creating. We have been given the land and will build a dance, music, play and meeting space with a toilet and store. It will be managed by Mangelika and the Village Officer and will provide a much needed communal space for the village.


Our Hikka Homecraft project has grown from the original sewing class and now a group of women are now making and selling small craft items for tourists.  The women will work from home under the watchful eye of Mangelika, and take a percentage of the sales. We are currently testing what sells best and aim to make Hikka Homecraft an independent cooperative by next year. 


Please continue your standing orders until June. If you wish to continue donating after my return to UK in June all money will be used to support the new centre.


Also, the translation of some of my UK training exercises, adapted for psycho-social workers at the Foundation of Goodness, is beginning soon. More on that in due course.


Meanwhile we have an air-conditioned guest room free of charge to any of our supporters until end of April. We would love to see you here.  


Much love - Eddi and Zigger.

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