The Asha Neighbourhood Project took women and children from South Leeds to Windermere in the Lake District on Thursday 31 August 2023. The day trip was a healthy and revitalising break away from their busy lives. People said they liked its lake, mountains, and boat rides they also said they enjoyed the peaceful walks with their family, friends, and neighbours.
This trip gave an opportunity for families to learn and create memories with their children during the summer vacation. Community trips can give families time to reassess their lives, contributing to their mental and physical wellbeing, and improve their social skills and contacts. Also reduces social isolation and improve community cohesion with families having the chance to interact with people from different faith and communities.
One of those who went on the trip, Robina, commented:
“It was really nice to go somewhere with my family to a new place without the worry of the travel expenses, thanks to the grant from the Inner South Leeds Councillors.”
This post was written by Tahena Ahmed
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