Helping educate children in the tea plantations of Sri Lanka

Tea campaigner Melissa Day

Tea campaigner Melissa Day - Credit: Archant

Melissa is planning another quiz night for charity

Ipswich businesswoman Melissa Day is planning another curry and quiz night, at Seckford Golf Club, for her charity project to help education in Sri Lanka.

Beauty therapist Melissa has pledged to raise enough money to enable the Tea Leaf Vision, which provides education for the children of tea plantation workers, to buy a second-hand school bus to help in the work.

Melissa, who was adopted, traced her birth mother and family to the tea plantations of Sri Lanka.

She said: “I will be kicking off the year for my fundraising goals to buy a second-hand school bus for Tea Leaf Vision, with a Curry & Quiz Night at Seckford Golf Club on Saturday March 26 at 7pm. It is teams of 4 however don’t worry if you haven’t got a full team, we can make up numbers on the night.

“The price is £12.50 per person and this includes food.”

These quiz nights are always a lot of fun especially with Simon Jay from Seckford Golf Club as the host. I have reached £5,000 so far so it would be great to get half a bus after the next event.”

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Melissa arranged a wide range of events last year to contribute to her fundraising target.

She is also going out to speak to clubs and organisations about her charity project, and her reasons for doing it.

To buy tickets in advance contact Melissa. Email: or telephone 01473 430026.

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