Martin’s half-marathon at Coventry

May 20, 2024

A BIG Thank you to our Donors and Supporters for cheering Martin on to a 4 place finish in his age group! He says: “I regret to inform our very generous donors there will be no refunds. I finished the Coventry Half Marathon! The weather was miserable, it was around three degrees centigrade, and it […]

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Remembering the Legacy: Announcement of the Passing of Assunta Schools’ Founder Sister Enda Ryan FM

April 7, 2024

Dear Supporters, It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of Sister Enda, the visionary founder of the Assunta Schools in Petaling Jaya. Sister Enda dedicated her life to the betterment of girls’ education and has touched many lives, inspired hope, and transformed the lives of countless girls and families. […]

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Reception at Assunta Schools for Martin Jacques

August 27, 2023

Life at the two Assunta schools in Petaling Jaya has finally returned to normal following the disruptions wrought by the pandemic. Martin Jacques, the chair of the Harinder Veriah Trust, visited both schools between 8-13 June while on a special visit to KL. He met the Headteacher at the Primary School and other members of […]

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Our popular and acclaimed Christmas Party will be returning to its traditional date in December now that the Covid emergency is over. Watch this space! We will give the date and details in September.

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HVT’s First Pub Quiz

August 26, 2023

On 28 September the Harinder Veriah Trust is holding its first pub quiz fundraiser. Get a team together and come join us for a quiz that will test even the geniuses amongst you (and put to use all that pointless pop culture knowledge). Everyone’s a winner because it’s for a good cause! 7pm start, £3 […]

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An Update on the Covid Situation in Malaysia: Assunta in Lockdown

December 19, 2020

Along with the rest of the world, Malaysia has felt the impact of coronavirus. The pandemic there has mirrored our experience in the UK. Schools were in complete lockdown from March to June. The latest lockdown started in November. As a result, the girls have missed nearly six months of school. Even when the schools […]

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Lockdown: Urgent Appeal for Food Vouchers for the Girls

The ongoing coronavirus has affected the lives of the girls at Assunta and their families. Many parents have lost their jobs, suffered pay reductions or had their working hours reduced and as a result struggle to afford monthly internet bills and put food on the table. So, in the autumn, we decided to offer every […]

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Karena Ghaus Memorial Cycle and Run

On the weekend of 15-16 August 2020, Harinder’s son, Ravi, organised and participated in the ‘Karena Ghaus Memorial Cycle and Run’, in memory of former trustee Karena Ghaus. The event had two dimensions: 14 people cycled around Richmond Park, most of whom cycled a total of 46 miles, while a few others did 19 miles. […]

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Christmas Party Dec 14 2019: Roundup

January 22, 2020

On December 14 2019, the Trust held our annual Christmas party in Hampstead, London. With a traditional Christmas dinner, live musical and comedy performances, Christmas carol singing, an auction, a raffle, and a quiz, we celebrated the festive season with over 70 supporters of the Trust and raised nearly £5,200 for very underprivileged girls at […]

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HVT Around the World

April 13, 2019

We are pleased to announce that the Harinder Veriah Trust has been selected as a recipient trust for donations to the 7th Paris Peking Motor Challenge Rally. The rally has now begun! Track the Bentley as it travels across the world. An HVT sticker is now travelling from Beijing to Paris along with Douglas and […]

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Thank You...

“Teacher Jeannie is very kind. HVT gives us meals and tuition. I am proud to be part of HVT! I love my HVT teachers and want to study hard.”

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