Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid Mental health is an important component of overall health, and mental health first aid is the first step towards giving a friend, family member or co-worker the support they need to overcome any difficulties they may be experiencing with their...

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Yoga & Mindfulness

Yoga & Mindfulness

Yoga & Mindfulness Yoga is an activity which involves stretching the body and forming different poses while keeping your breath under slow control. This ancient practice helps the body become both relaxed and energised at the same time. Yoga is thought to be the...

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Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

In the chaos and mayhem of modern life, we are all always looking for that quick-fix solution to eating healthily. We rely on convenience and easy access to fast food, believing that healthy options are the key. There is a strong link between what we eat and the way...

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The Purple Sunflower Project Blooms!

The Purple Sunflower Project Blooms!

The Purple Sunflower Project is now running in three communities in Bridgend: Llangeinor, Nantyffyllon, and Llangynwyd. Recently, the crafting workshops have kept us all busy, making cards for Christmas, badges, and indulging in painting by numbers. The snacks and hot...

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Bingo & Quiz Fundraiser

Bingo & Quiz Fundraiser

A bingo & quiz fundraiser held at the Richard Price Centre to raise money for The Purple Sunflower Project in the Ogmore & Garw Valleys and Sarn. CEO of The Ajuda Foundation Dawn Evans announced the numbers, and caused much hilarity with her creative calls....

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Stretch to Success!

Stretch to Success!

A monthly yoga and mindfulness class has been established at Nantyffyllon Miners’ Institute thanks to an innovative new project from The Ajuda Foundation. The Purple Sunflower Project is a programme of free mental health and wellbeing workshops, activities and...

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The Purple Sunflower Project is Growing

The Purple Sunflower Project is Growing

We are proud to say that the Purple Sunflower Project is growing and reaching for the sun like all flowers do. A series of free support events to promote physical and mental health and wellbeing are being launched in Bridgend county later this month. Organised through...

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Teaching lifesaving skills at Fairwater Primary School

Teaching lifesaving skills at Fairwater Primary School

The Ajuda Foundation was at Fairwater Primary School recently. We taught a whole class of kids lifesaving skills through our Hilly’s Heroes Restart a Heart Project. We taught the skills needed in the event of an emergency that could save a person's life. Here are the...

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Improving Mental Health Wales Project

Improving Mental Health Wales Project

The Improving Wales Project is funded by The National Lottery and funds are used to run FREE monthly webinars. The monthly webinars include inspirational speakers delivering positive talks with lived experience of mental illness. The webinars provide a great resource...

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Restart a Heart Project

Restart a Heart Project

The Restart a Heart Project will deliver CPR & Defib workshops and training that will benefit the people of Fairwater and its surrounding areas. The Restart a Heart Project has been put together by The Ajuda Foundation and its volunteers. The project is mainly funded...

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The Purple Sunflower Project

The Purple Sunflower Project

The Purple Sunflower Project was launched in the Community of Maesteg in the Welsh Valleys. The project will deliver mental health workshops and training that will benefit the people of Maesteg and its surrounding areas. The Purple Sunflower Project has been put...

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Cabaret night raise £2000 for The Purple Sunflower Project

Cabaret night raise £2000 for The Purple Sunflower Project

The Ajuda Foundation put on a cabaret night to raise money for the The Purple Sunflower Project. We had an excellent night and raised just under £2000. This money will go toward delivering mental health workshops and training that will benefit the people of Maesteg...

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