Published: 00:01, 21 June 2014 |
A befriending scheme has been set up to provide elderly, isolated or lonely Asian people with someone to talk to.
It has been set up by Daya Kans, founder and president of the Kent Saheli Group based in Gravesham.
The purpose of the project, she says, is to provide people with a weekly visit from a befriender who can provide a listening ear and an opportunity to socialise.
Funding came from Gravesham council’s Communities and Neighbourhood Fund and was launched last week at The Woodville.
It was attended by Gravesham MP Adam Holloway, deputy mayor Gurdip Bungar and councillors Tan Dhesi and John Loughlin.
Volunteers are required for an hour a week. If you are interested, call 01322 272476 or Daya on 01474 321703.
Every morning at 10am we play you an hour of tunes from the 90s. We call it, #WeLoveThe90s.
Play 'Say It' with Garry and Laura on kmfm Breakfast and you could win £1,000!
Wake up to kmfm Breakfast with Garry and Laura - it's Kent's alarm call.
Your No1 guide to getting married in Kent. From dresses to discos and venues to veils, we've got everything you could possibly need for your big day
Education, Training & Childcare is a special supplement published by KM Media Group four times a year. Click here for latest e-edition.
A guide for your future. For year 11 students in Kent and Medway. Click here for the e-edition.
Get the latest food and drink news, recipes from some of the nation's top chefs plus updates from Kent's vineyards and breweries.
Search in your local area to find your perfect partner in Kent, with FreshStart Dating!
PLUS, register for free!.
Read our pick of the best holiday destinations. Whether its a weekend break, or something a little bit longer, we have reviewed a wide range of holidays.