Entries by Gunnar Rydin

Children are not for sale

December is here and winter has begun to take hold of Sweden. In Umeå, where Out of Ashes has its seat, the city is hosting this year’s charity fundraising by the National Swedish TV and Radio called MusicAid. The theme this year, is “Children are not for sale”, focusing on children used in sex trafficking. […]

Approved for 90 account

We happy to announce that we have been approved by The Swedish Fundraising Control to receive a 90 account. The aim of The Swedish Fundraising Control is to work to ensure that fundraising activities among the public for humanitarian, charitable and culture purposes, environmental protection, conservation of nature and other public benefit aims is safely monitored, […]

7th Annual Childrensday

Sunday the 18th of December became a day filled with joy as the 7th Annual Childrensday took place for all the kids at the hostels. Hon’bl Suryman Gurung Minister for Labour and Employment was the chief guest.  Also many other guest came to perform for the children and the children also sang and dance in […]

Project For Awesome

A month ago we were contacted by a Facebook friend who asked if he could help us with fundraising in a special event called “Project for Awesome”. It’s big event hosted by youtube stars John & Hank Green known as vlogbrothers. We provided some videoclips, pictures and information. Now he has put together a great video […]

Fundraising in Singapore

We just spent a few days in Singapore together with Raju and the crew from Light House Foundations. Friday the 2nd of December we had an fundraising event together with our dear friend Philip Ong who arranged everything really well. Raju showed a new video that presents the background for the Badi people and how […]

Among the top 100

The government in Nepal is regularly inspecting childrens homes all around the country. Light House Foundation has received very good remarks for their excellent work. We proudly like to share their newsletter from September with you .