Linda McAvan MEP’s dinner raise thousands for school

Over 200 women attended Linda’s International Women’s Day Dinner at the Cedar Court Hotel Wakefield on 17th March 2016. Everyone was keen to learn more about the school and we were all amazed by the kindness and friendship shown.

Said Khalida Luqman, “I have been to Linda’s charity dinners before but I could never have imagined that one of these events would have been dedicated to the Tasibeh Girls School. It’s a very humbling experience and I have been overwhelmed by the support”

In addition to Linda speech there were contributions from Yvette Cooper MP and Guest Speaker, renowned author, Marina Lewycka.

So far this event and the other International Women’s Day events have raised over £8000 for the school.
Said Tasibeh Girls School Treasurer Anna Chester “The fundraising led by Linda and her team has raised a phenomenal amount for the school. £8000 will make a huge difference and will cover the running costs of the school for 9/10 months”

Community Lunch – huge success

On what must have been the worst day of this winter around 70 women came to our Community Lunch to celebrate International Women’s Day. we were delighted to welcome Linda McAvan MEP as our speaker, Linda is a long standing friend and supporter of the school and has chosen the Tasibeh Girls School as her charity for 2016.
Women from across the community and all walks of life made this event such a success.
Everyone had a great time and we raised over £1000 for the school.

IWD Community Lunch – Friday 4th March 2016

Come along to our Community Lunch on Friday 4th March and join us to celebrate International Women’s Day 2016.

Our lunch will be at Clifton Methodist Church, Lister S, Rotherham S65 2AX and we are delighted that our Guest Speaker will be Linda McAvan MEP

Admission is by ticket only. Tickets cost £10 and include a modest three course lunch. There will also be a range of stalls and a tombola / raffle with all proceeds going to the Tasibeh Girls School.

You can get your tickets :

  • In person from the Tassibee Project, 36 Godstone Rd, Rotherham where we can accept cash payments;
  • By making a BACS payment to our account Sort code  05-7-32 Account No 22288469 – please give your name as a reference and send an email to tasibehgirlsschool@gmailcom with your details so that we can get your ticket(s) to you!
  • By sending a cheque (payable to Tasibeh Girls School Fund)  to Tasibeh Girls School fao Anna, 36 Godstone Rd, Rotherham S60 2PU with your name, email and postal address so that we can get your tickets to you.
  • If you need any more information or have any questions please contact Anna Chester at tasibehgirlsschool@gmail.com
We really hope you’ll be able to join us at this event –
but if you can’t come you can make a donation by clicking HERE 

Great support for the Tasibeh Girls School at the Women’s Health Fair

Great outcome from this event! We raised £125 from our stalls – ‘Home Made’, Prize every Time and the famous Tasibeh scarves!

After our donation of £50 to the event charities, ShipShape’s Diabetes Project and the Burao Maternity Hospital in Somaliland we came away with £75!

Thanks to everyone for their help and donations.

151114 at womens health festivalAnna Chester with customers on the popular ‘Prize Every Time’ stall!

Tasibeh girls design Christmas Card for Linda McAvan MEP

Every year Linda McAvan MEP involves school pupils in the design of her Christmas card which goes out to hundreds of people. This year she invited pupils of the Tasibeh Girls School to submit designs for the card – the first time a school outside Yorkshire and the Humber have been involved.

There were nearly 100 entries and the winning design came from Haida, age 9 – her design is below

Xmas card 1There were nine runners up and their designs can be seen on the reverse of the card.

Xmas card 2

Linda McAvan MEP met up with friends and supporters of the school to share the good news and show everyone the lovely cards!

Xmas card 3

Khalida Luqman, who is going to visit the school in Pakistan in a few weeks, will present Haida, the winner and the nine runners up with small gifts from Linda to recognise their excellent work – and we’ll share pictures from that event when we have them!

Join us at the Women’s Fair and Health Festival on 14th November 2015

On Saturday 14th November we’ll have a fundraising stall at a Women’s Fair and Health Festival. The event starts at 11am and finishes at 3pm and is being held at The Old Junior School, South View Rd, Sheffield, S7 1DB

Do come along and support our fundraising for the Tasibeh Girls School!!

More information here!!

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And if you need to know more – contact Anna on  07770 830556

a school for girls in Pindi Pakistan, supported and funded by friends in Rotherham and South Yorkshire