News about BASED-UK activities

April 2023 Newsletter

Fundraising goal reached

News from the trustees Grateful thanks to all of our 4×4 Bayan vehicle supporters, whether you held coffee mornings to raise awareness of the programme or donated funds. Various contributions including a grant of £2500 from the Pignatelli Foundation ensured that we easily surpassed our target of £10,000. Together with accumulated savings of US$8000 from the sale […]

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BASED-UK is undertaking a fundraiser to contribute 50% towards the cost of a four-wheel drive vehicle to access remote project areas in Honduras. We are keen to support the Bayan Association in this way because we recognise the significance of the SAT education programme in training potential youth bank members with requisite knowledge and skills […]

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January 2023 Newsletter

News from the trustees The trustees wish the friends & supporters of our charity a happy and fulfilling 2023. We convey our sincere appreciation to those who regularly donate towards BASED-UK’s partner programmes. Attracting a sufficient stream of funding to cover all partner programme needs has proved difficult recently. The number of individual donors remains small […]

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September 2022 Newsletter

News from the trustees Our Annual General Meeting was held on 16th July with our SSF colleagues from eSwatini present together with a 3 minute video on the Community Banking scheme from the Bayan programme in Honduras. It was an uplifting gathering with some happy cross fertilisation of ideas across partner programmes (see participants below). Important […]

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June 2022 supplement – new appointments

News from the trustees The trustees welcome our newly appointed Fundraising Network Coordinators, Chloe Jamali and Alan Campbell to the shared role and take this opportunity to introduce them to our friends & supporters. Chloe and Alan (based in South England & Scotland respectively) will be working collaboratively for one day per week each, focussing […]

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May 2022 Newsletter

News from the trustees The trustees’ consultation with the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the UK in February provided further impetus to the work of BASED-UK. The National Assembly’s Office of the Treasury regularly receives requests from Bahá’is whose friends would like an opportunity to contribute. One suggestion, therefore, was the continued use of the […]

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October 2021 Newsletter

News from the trustees In late September the trustees had the opportunity to consult with two friends of the charity who are active in the UK corporate sector on ways to develop our social media marketing and fundraising capacities. The importance of platforms such as Twitter and Instagram was discussed in marketing our partner programmes […]

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June 2021 Newsletter

News from the trustees The trustees have decided to implement a short survey of BASED UK supporters with a view to learning more about your views on our communications and engagement with you. The live link to the survey can be found HERE, please do spend a few minutes completing it. The survey will remain open for […]

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(BASED UK) reporting for the Annual Report of the National Spiritual Assembly 177 B.E

BASED UK is a registered charity established by the National Spiritual Assembly in 1993. It is partnered by the Bahá’í International Development Organization at the World Centre with Bahá’i inspired organisations overseas, and assists in their activities by channelling financial resources to them. These partner programmes are located in Honduras (Bayan Association), Mongolia (Mongolia Development […]

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March 2021 Newsletter

News from the trustees A learning event of outstanding significance for the Board members of BASED UK was undoubtedly its Zoom meeting with two members of the Board of the Bahá’í International Development Organisation based in Haifa, Israel (see photo below). Ms Lori Noguchi and Mr Sina Rahmanian consulted with our Board members for an hour and […]

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