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British Indian Awards 2018 - Charity of the year

Winners for the 6th British Indian Awards 2018 have been revealed after a glamorous, black-tie awards ceremony was held on the 11th of July at The St Johns Hotel in Birmingham.

This awards ceremony is a part of the Diversity Awards group which provides a platform for and celebrates the achievements of ethnic minority communities throughout the UK and is responsible for The British Muslim Awards which has been running for the last six years.

Association of Blind Asians has won a ‘Charity of the year Award’ from British Indian Awards UK. Our organisation was nominated along with other 9 national charity organisations throughout UK. 

We are extremely proud of our work and this has been recognised by the British Indian Awards. A great team effort by all at ABA. 

11th July 2018 at The St Johns Hotel in Birmingham

Global Goods Award - Best Individual Community Project 2018 

The award was presented to ABA`s Roshni Project for being the most innovative, engaging and successful community development project. The project demonstrated how it influenced the community and how many people it engaged. Our organisation were up against 5 other deserving National / CSR projects and we outshone them to get the GOLD award. This accolade is because of the hard work and dedication of the whole ABA team.

We are extremely proud of picking up this prestigious award for such a long running project.  

16 May 2018 at BMA House, Tavistock Square

NGO Leadership Award at the World CSR - 2018 

Association of Blind Asians (ABA) won the `NGO Leadership Award` at the World CSR Conference in Mumbai, India.

ABA was recognised with this award for its committed service to the South Asian communities with visual impairment outside India.The conference lasted two days and focused on strategies for the success of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and provided a global platform for charities and businesses to work together. 

Mrs Debbani Ghosh, Manager at ABA, said:  "The South Asian community is more likely to develop sight loss than any other community in the UK. As demographics are changing we are continuously trying to increase our service reach and CSR is one major avenue to sustain the funding.”

Duke of York`s Community Initiative - 2013

The Community Initiative was founded by HRH Prince Andrew, The Duke of York to recognise the work of voluntary organisations in Yorkshire who do exceptional work to meet the needs of their local communities

The award is recognition of the hard work and commitment from ABA`s members, volunteers and staff. The citation for ABA stated that "ABA is an exemplar of how an activity initially created to meet a `single issue` demand can grow and develop into a comprehensive support system for people of all ages, and increasingly all communities. ABA turns people`s lives around and gives them independence in their own homes."

10 October 2013 Bridlington 

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