Project information

Children Summer Camps

We are providing a children camps for those underprivileged children, where their parents, mainly lives on state benefit system.

during the camps; we will build up their personalities and self-confidence and setting high targets to achieve

July 2015 - August 2018

Charity information: Iraqi Welfare Association

Iraqi Welfare Association
  • Need


    underprivileged children, where coming from families living in poverty, their parents does not speak English, and not working and living on benefits.
    We are creating opportunities to be creative, learn from good examples.


    over the years, we have successfully run these camps, and 1000's of children took part, many of them did well at their schools and went on to top universities and obtained good jobs.

    many kept contacts with us and carried on being supervisors and volunteers in our work.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Run 6 camps per year, during Easter, Christmas and summer.

    40 children per camp


    » advertise in local and Arabic schools

    What success will look like

    Every year there is a big demand for these camps. last summer over 40 girls and 40 boys ( maximum possible) took part. Requests were made via questioners they completed after camp

    Aim 2

    provide seminars and workshop on self-development and how to do well at schools


    » invite successful speakers to facilitate these programmes.

    What success will look like

    last year we focussed on issues; such as how to stay away from terrorism activities and what's that mean to them. monitoring events; ALL our kids are not involved in any such act

    Aim 3

    address current issues facing the children; i.e. bullying, isolation and underachievement


    » working with policy makers and local schools on current challenges facing the children.

    What success will look like

    also; we teach and train our children to do well at schools and be good citizens

  • Impact


    over the years; we have build excellent records of many of our previous participants and we monitor their progress. High percentage of them have done well in their academic studies. we always get feed back from them and their parents and how grateful for our hard work.

    many of our children from underprivileged background, and we see our hard work paid dividend, this makes us proud and determined to carry on.


    we have built good reputation at these camps; this is due to prepare and train the supervisors in order to manage any possible mishap or risk during the project.
    also, we have an insurance policy in place to cover any accidents and emergencies


    We will conduct a feed back questioners, asking various questions about;

    1. suitability of the site
    2. Programme contains
    3. level of supervision
    4. any comments to improve our camps in the future
    we have samples, which would send should this be required.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £24,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £7,560 accommodation booking for 6 camps x 3 nights per camp for 40 children each camp
      £5,400 Food + drinks 3 meals a day for 18 days x 50 people each camp
      £3,600 Activities on site booked activities; such as; wall climbing, archery, etc.
      £4,500 voluteers and staff 10 staff and volunteers per camp, to supervise and cook during the camp
      £1,200 transport hire a mini bus to take children to and frm the camp
      £1,740 misc. various charges, such as prizes, awars, advertisment, etc.

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    Noor Trust £3,000 Guaranteed
  • Background


    Tolmers Youth and activity centre in Hertfordshire.


    young children mainly from ethnic minority groups, who has not have the chance to be able to take part in such activities.
    we charge a reduced camp fee, to enable maximum of poor children to participate, free places are also offered to larger families or those on very low income.
    we encourage all to come and learn and benefit from these camps.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    this is our 23rd years, we doing theses camps. we have been very successful in delivering a very highly respected environment for children to learn and develop in the open air and friendly and safe environment.

    we believe that we have the expertise and knowledge to organise a very successful camps.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Prof. Munther Hussain

    he is one of the founders of these camps, despite having a very high profile position at Kings College London, he has total commitment to make to us

    Dr. Isma Ajina

    Isam is a member of the organising committee, and takes apart in the projects

    Mrs. Azhar Jawad

    member of the organising committee, and leader of the girls camp

    Dr. Iftikhar Mohsin

    member of the organising committee, and help in developing the yearly programme