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Burhill Charity Golf Day

March 28th, 2017

We are delighted to announce the date for our ChallengeAid/Harepath charity golf day at Burhill this year will be Thursday 1st June. The cost is still maintained at £500 for a team of four and dinner can be purchased for non-golfers at £75 per person. If you cannot bring a team but would like to […]

Celtic Challenge Cycle Ride

March 27th, 2017

We still have some spaces left for our Celtic Challenge Cycle Ride which is taking place from Thursday 8th – Saturday 10th June. The Challenge is to cycle around the Irish Sea from Aberystwyth to Fishguard, Rosslare to Dublin and then Holyhead back to Aberystwyth over three days. It is a total of 260 miles […]

Bissil School of Hope

March 8th, 2017

Yesterday Sophia of ChallengeAid Africa in conjunction with our partners the Goodall Foundation met the community leaders at Bissil which is a small township of 30,000 people which is between Nairobi and Namanga on the Tanzanian border. A SoH committee has already been created and includes Community, Church and School leaders with some other teachers. […]

Schools of Hope Academic Challenges

March 1st, 2017

Our Schools of Hope pupils took part in a full day of academic challenges and questions contest on Saturday at Majengo SoH. Learners up to age 9 -14 competed in five subject areas and there were also oral and written tests. Each SoH brought 3 learners from each year group. The students from our SoH […]

” SCHOOL OF HOPE PRIMARY CHALLENGE “

February 15th, 2017

First there were sports and drama contests. Then there was the “Mathare Got Talent”. Sophia Kamweru who runs ChallengeAid Africa has planned to have an academic contest on 25th February at Majengo – ” School of Hope Primary Challenge” This is the first of the activities that has been planned for 2017. We will bring […]

CELTIC CHALLENGE CYCLE RIDE

February 14th, 2017

Our really popular Celtic Challenge Cycle Ride is back on this year with four people already having booked a place. The date has now change for this challenge and will now take place on Thursday 8th – Saturday 10th June. The challenge is to cycle around the Irish Sea from Aberystwyth to Fishguard, Rosslare to […]

Sanitary Pad Programme

January 27th, 2017

One of our ongoing projects is to provide a year’s supply of sanitary pads for 1000 girls attending our Schools of Hope programme. This will allow each girl 2 packs per month for the next 12 months. Our target is to raise £5,000 and so far we have already raised over £2,800 thanks to you, […]

Celtic Challenge Cycle Ride 2017

January 27th, 2017

Our really popular Celtic Challenge Cycle Ride is back on this year with four people already having booked a place. The date for this challenge is Thursday 18th – Saturday 20th May. The challenge is to cycle around the Irish Sea from Aberystwyth to Fishguard, Rosslare to Dublin and then Holyhead back to Aberystwyth over […]

John Inverdale Q&A with Lawrence Dallaglio

January 23rd, 2017

Following on from a number of successful events last year this Lunch is the first event on our calendar for 2017. We are holding a luncheon on Thursday 23rd February at Raymond Blanc’s, Brasserie Blanc situated at South Bank, Waterloo SE1 8YL. This lunch will be a Q&A with John Inverdale interviewing our special guest […]

FIRE IN THE HOOD

January 23rd, 2017

There are many threats to our lives in the slums which can be traumatizing however one of the most feared, especially in the Summer months is that of fire. This is feared as it can take out whole communities within a hour or two and this is because of a lack of space and tiny […]