Dilan visits his sponsor child

Dilan Shah has been sponsoring a child, Gaurav, through The Pendsey Trust for the last two years. As part of his fundraising, he took the brave step of climbing to Everest Base Camp! This November, he had the opportunity to visit our local partner in India, DREAM Trust, to meet Gaurav. The DREAM Trust isRead More

The gift of giving

“Think of gift giving not as a duty, but as a privilege” John D. Rockafeller At this time of year, there is a lot of focus upon giving gifts. It is often said that it is better to give than to receive as the giver often receives greater psychological benefits than the taker. Giving aRead More

Meet our team

The Pendsey Trust is proud that as a small charity, we have no overheads and are run entirely by volunteers who share a vision of a world in which everyone with type 1 diabetes has access to the medical facilities and education that they need. Recently, we have recruited some new trustees, all of whomRead More

Guest blog with NCC Home Learning

Our new trustee Jo Fox authors distance learning courses for NCC Home Learning, she recently offered to update their “Diabetes in Children and Young People” course, offerring personal insights and an updated section about the technology available to help manage diabetes. Jo refused payment for her work, instead donating the agreed fee to The PendseyRead More

April Star Supporter – Catherine Llewllyn

Welcome to the second blog in our  new feature which focuses on some of The Pendsey Trust’s supporters and why they chose to become involved in improving the lives of individuals living with Type 1 diabetes in India. Although April has quickly passed us, our star supporter for April is Catherine Llewllyn from London. CatherineRead More

“It made a difference to that one”

Today, Thursday 7th April, is World Health Day, this year the focus is on diabetes. The World Health Organisation (WHO) state that diabetes was the direct cause of death for over 1.5 million people in 2012, but 80% of these deaths occurred in developing countries. This last statistic does raise the question of whether accessRead More