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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Variety Show Nov 17: Roundup

November 30, 2018

On November 17, the Trust organised a Variety Show comprised of musical and comedy performances, delicious food and an auction with fantastic lots. The event was held at China Exchange from 5:30PM to 10:30PM and was attended by over 160 existing and new supporters of the Trust. The room was diverse and vibrant, with attendees […]

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The HVT Variety Night Brochure

October 4, 2018

We are pleased to announce the brochure for the Harinder Veriah Trust’s Variety Night 2018. We have a range of wonderful acts, a delicious Malaysian buffet dinner and a fabulous auction! Flip (bottom left-hand corner, pages 1-4) through the pages of the brochure below for more details. Book now!

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Concert Report: Roll Up For Beethoven

October 3, 2018

The violin recital given by Ravi Veriah Jacques, Harinder Veriah’s son, was a great success! Held on September 6th, it was the first such concert organised by the Trust. With 80 people packed into London’s Burgh House, it was already sold out a fortnight before the concert. Accompanied by Daniel King Smith on piano, Ravi […]

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Introducing the Harinder Veriah Trust’s Annual Scholarship

September 4, 2018

It has long been the Trust’s ambition to support girls who manage, after completing their time at the Primary and Secondary Schools, to make it into higher education. Until now it has not been possible, as the previous groups of HVT girls did not complete the full five years of Secondary School with us. Last year was the […]

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HVT: Supporting Girls from 6 to 16

July 27, 2018

Since 2007, the Trust has been dedicated to improving the education and lives of girls at the Assunta schools. In that time, we have continued to grow, expanding our scheme to include both the primary and secondary school, and funding tutors, school meals, supplies, and uniforms for more and more students every year. This is the first year […]

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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.”

Puteri Nur Hayat Std 5