Posts Categorized: Fundraising News

Quiz total in & possible spend out…

The Quiz night held on Friday 7th February 2014 raised a fantastic £972.85.  Many thanks to all that came and supported this event. Unfortunately last week news came back from Malawi that M’lumbwira Pre-school roof has blown off because termites had eaten the roof timbers. The Pre-school can no longer operate during the rainy season for obvious reasons!… Read more »

Sarah completes ‘Around the Coast’ cycle trip…

Sarah Bowen has just completed her ‘around the coast in 80 days’ cycle trip in mid October 2013, an amazing 4,000km, to raise funds for our Training Village in rural Malawi.   So far she has raised an amazing £17,000 which will build a workshop and some trainee accommodation, particularly focused on disability needs. If you… Read more »

Sam climbs Mont Blanc!

Sam completed his ascent of Mont Blanc on Wednesday 21st August a day later than planned due to very high winds at the summit, after an arduous 13 hour climb on the final day. Sam is now halfway to his fundraising target of £5000 and we would love him to reach this goal too. You… Read more »

Around the coast in 80 days…

We have a fantastic fundraiser Sarah Bowen who is cycling around the coast in 80 days this summer for us.  This will be a mega cycle ride of just under 4,000km!  The money she raises will go towards building our Training Village. A few words from Sarah on her challenge; “I’m Sarah Bowen and I’m going to be doing… Read more »

Heather’s Abseil update

Heather’s abseil was very successfull, ‘frighteningly’ well in fact! On July 7th, she abseiled down the highest purpose made tower in the UK; at 400ft this is the height of the London Eye! She has a new video to look at on YouTube at the link: She has raised £2000 so far towards a CBBC borehole…but another £2000… Read more »

Kelly’s 100km bike ride update

Kelly’s 100km bike ride – We will be getting an update from Kelly shortly as to how much she raised and some pictures…so please watch this space. You can still sponsor Kellie for her 100km cycle ride at She had never done anything like this before and cycled from Richmond Bridge to Windsor… and back again…some feat for… Read more »

BT MyDonate

BT MyDonate is a site, similar to Just Giving, that allows people to set up an event profile and link it to the charity’s profile and enables people to sponsor whoever is taking part in that event. You can see the charity’s profile here: If you would like to organise a sponsored event you can… Read more »

Christine Burgess running Half Marathon

A note from Christine: The half marathon is in Amsterdam on Sunday 16th October at 2pm. We have been training since February. The furthest I had run to that point was 10K (6.2 miles) so the thought of running 13.1 miles was daunting. We have gradually built up and over the last month have done… Read more »

Nigel and Sam – Fundraising ride to France

An article by Nigel Palmer: In the past 6 years the charity has gone from strength to strength and is now improving the lives of over 45,000 people by helping them build schools and clinics, providing bicycle ambulances, all types of training and encouraging them to become self- sufficient.  We now have over 100 people assisting us in our… Read more »