Blog

  • Bakery school update

    The current intake of 12 students in the 2016-17 bakery school we support have entered their fourth month. Progress has been really pleasing. Read about our future plans to expand the school for special needs girls. Read More

  • Eastern Zambia on the Brink of Widespread Food Shortages

    Unfortunately, in mid-2016, the signs of widespread food shortages in eastern Zambia are starting to appear. As usual the reasons for hunger are complex and interlinked. Read More

  • Tikondane interns & 19 Steps out of Poverty

    In an exciting development in our Zambia program, the interns we support at Tikondane have taken on new responsibilities. Read about the progress of this exciting program. Read More

  • RoundTrip’s New Project

    Late last year when RoundTrip was in Sri Lanka, working with our partners at the orphanage, we had the opportunity to visit Henehasa Girls Home. Henehasa is a sad place and the visit was deeply disturbing. The home has around 76 occupants between 13 and 17 years of age. The girls are in the home for ‘their own protection’. They are mostly the victims of rape, sexual abuse and domestic violence. Read More

  • Community Assistance Program

    RoundTrip is reaching out to vulnerable members of the community around Ella in central Sri Lanka. Our new Community Assistance Program will allow us to reach disadvantaged individuals and families. The program is community driven – we listen to local people, try to understand their issues and respond through our local program partner, Sarana (meaning ‘help’ in Sinhalese). Read More

  • Floods in Burma

    A series of monsoon rains has triggered massive floods that have affected more than 300,000 people in Burma/Myanmar. The eastern areas of Rakhine State, Sagaing Division and parts of Chin State as well as Irrawaddy Division in the south have been particularly affected. Reports indicate that there has been widespread damage to homes and infrastructure, drinking water has been contaminated and the country’s food supply is at risk. Read More

  • Orphanage update: October 2015

    In our recent visit to Sri Lanka, RoundTrip was privileged to see the results of the works program we recently carried out in the orphanage: fixed broken windows, doors, toilets, newly-tiled floors, new rooms, freshly painted walls and ceilings etc. Read More

  • Families benefit from housing program

    A recent trip to Sri Lanka gave RoundTrip an opportunity to see the progress of our housing program in Ella. Read More

  • RoundTrip Runners

    On a cold, blustery July day (the 26th to be exact), RoundTrip runners lined up with thousands of others to complete RunMelbourne. The day consisted of a morning run through the city, which many people supported, assisting us in our fundraising efforts. A huge thanks to all who donated to RoundTrip. Read More

  • Meet the interns RoundTrip supports in Zambia

    In late 2014, members of RoundTrip Foundation were in Zambia, visiting Tikondane and talking to our interns. Here is a video-taped interview with intern Isaac. Have a listen to Isaac talking about his life and the impact of Tikondane on his future and his local community. Read More

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