Milestones


Tea Leaf Trust has had amazing support which has enabled us to hit a number of milestones. Here are a few of our earlier ones, which we are so proud of! We’ll continue to update this page so you can see what we’ve achieved in the 8 years since we started.

Milestones – we’ve had a few! The biggest one was keeping to that initial commitment to do something relevant for the tea plantation community, but thanks to the fantastic support of a lot of wonderful people, Tea Leaf Trust has come a long way in 8 years!
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This section is still being added to, but the video below shows you where Tea Leaf Trust started from and where we got to in our first 3 years of hard work!

If you haven’t got 4 minutes to watch the video, here is a little infographic that charts our milestones from deciding to start a school and then leaving Blighty to do it! You may need your reading glasses though – it will be updated to have bigger font.

Tea Leaf Trust arrives in Sri Lanka in 2009 and so begins a year of working out what we are going to do and how we are going to do it! A steep learning curve for all involved but we get there and open our doors up to the youth of the Maskeliya tea plantations in January 2010.
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Here we chart our milestones from arriving in Sri Lanka to the opening of our centre. A very busy year full of thrills and spills. Recruiting teachers, relevant lesson plans for 18-24 year olds and designing and English programme for 7-12 year olds was only the half of it! Locating a building a picking the area was a huge hurdle – but we did it and we’re still going strong.

We will be updating the section, but in the meantime, here’s a taster of what went on – you may need your reading glasses. The infographic will be updated with bigger font.

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