Busy days in East Africa

April 29th, 2019

Our CEO Iestyn Thomas has been visiting School of Hope projects in Kenya and Tanzania over the last few weeks, our team in East Africa have been keeping him busy! First there was our annual sports day with the Centre for Urban Mission , where 314 young people from 6 different slum settlements attended. Well […]

Welsh Three Peaks Challenge June 29th 2019

April 10th, 2019

Beckington Church of England First School walking a mile a day for charity

April 1st, 2019

Great article in the Frome Times featuring Beckington Church of England First School‘s fundraiser for ChallengeAid. The young pupils walked a mile carrying a container of water, every day for one week, the same distance the children in one of our Schools of Hope have to travel daily to get their fresh water.   Would […]

West Country Disco Dancing in aid of ChallengeAid

April 1st, 2019

March 8th was the date of our 80’s disco at The Silk Mill in Frome and we are pleased to announce that over £1700 was raised, this will go  towards one of our new 2019 Schools of Hope in East Africa. There were some incredible costumes and the quality of dancing was exceptional (well some […]

Fancy a Challenge? Want to work as a team? Welsh Three Peaks are beckoning……….

February 1st, 2019

Looking for a new challenge in 2019? We have teamed up with our friends at Hub Cymru Africa for a Welsh Three Peaks Challenge on June 29th – you can choose which charity you want to support as part of your efforts. —————— Chwilio am her newydd yn 2019? Ynghyd a’n ffrindiau Hub Cymru Africa […]

ChallengeAid Beckington School Visit

February 1st, 2019

Last week we spent a lovely morning  promoting ChallengeAid with two of our  young ambassadors Kitty Sweeney and Eloise Goodman presenting to Beckington School.  Thank you  for inviting us to come and talk and we are looking forward to coming back to the school on  12th and 13th February. 

Even more success stories from Schools of Hope

February 1st, 2019

Continuing last week’s theme of success…with Katei, from our Bisil School of Hope. Katei was adopted into the community at a young age and community members have been fundraising to pay for his school fees. Katei completed his primary education at the end of 2018 and has since been admitted to one of the top […]

Great News !

January 18th, 2019

The photo below is David Oduor who is one of 40 students that we know of at the moment from our Schools of Hope in Nairobi who has qualified to go onto university. This is our greatest ever number and there could well be more. David is going on to study chemistry and hoping one […]

Nursery Students Raise £170 for ChallengeAid

January 15th, 2019

Thank you to Cylch Meithrin for raising a fantastic £170 for ChallengeAid by doing a sponsored walk!  

Refugee David Achieves Incredible Results

January 15th, 2019

David is a refugee from Congo who joined our Jangwani School of Hope in 2016. David was among the highest performing students, scoring 417 out of a possible 500. He was admitted to the prestigious Maranda National School and one day hopes to become a surgeon. David’s parents rely on relief, and he is excluded […]