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St Benedicts School of Hope opens its doors

September 9th, 2019

Our newest School of Hope at St Benedict’s Mathare has opened its doors! We held an opening ceremony at the weekend which was attended by over 100 hundred local young people that would like to attend the after school study club. They enjoyed looking around the facilities, investigating what books and resources we have on […]

Llandovery three scale 24 peaks in 24 hours July 2019

August 9th, 2019

We think they’ve just about recovered! Mat Morandi, alongside students Joe and Ioan conquered the 24 Peaks Challenge within 24 hours all in support of ChallengeAid. They conquered 24 Cumbrian Peaks (all above 2400 feet) of the Scafell Range (day 1 – July 13) and of the Helvellyn Range (day 2 – July 14) within 24 […]

Global Giving Little by Little Campaign

August 9th, 2019

We’ve asked you for your support a great deal recently, St Benedict’s School of Hope is almost ready to open its doors. We have some fundraising left to do and we will be taking part in GlobalGiving‘s ‘Little by Little Matching Campaign’ starting Today August the 12th from 2pm. It is a week-long campaign designed to […]

Lake District 24 Peaks Challenge

June 27th, 2019

We love it when people ask if they can do a personal challenge and we love it even more when they offer more than once! On July 13th, Mat Morandi and ‘crew’, Ioan Crabbe, Joseph Coope, Sholto Bonham will be scaling the heights of the Lake District to challenge themselves to 24 Cumbrian Peaks (all […]

Colour Run in memory of Hazel Walton June 2019

June 27th, 2019

Congratulations to Andrea Walton and her team on running a successful Colour Obstacle Rush. Andrea is raising money to fund a School of Hope in memory of her sister , Hazel Walton. The School of Hope will be known as The Billian Centre for Special Needs as it will be set up specially for children […]

Superstar Jedd Evans completes half marathon in aid of ChallengeAid June 2019

June 27th, 2019

Jedd Evans participated in his first half marathon on Sunday June 23rd ,completing the JCP Swansea half-marathon in a time of 1:28. Jedd has been a great supporter of ChallengeAid and continues to raise money for our Schools of Hope.Jedd is currently just short of his £250 target and would be glad of any further […]

St Benedict’s School of Hope crowdfunding success so far…..

June 24th, 2019

  Since June 10th we have been raising money for our newest School of Hope with Global Giving and we have so far raised just under £3000 pounds, that means we are half way to raising the full amount for the new school. If we manage to raise another £900 by Friday 29th June we […]

ChallengeAid crowdfunds for new School of Hope

June 10th, 2019

It is all hands on deck at the ChallengeAid office for the next three weeks as we participate in a Global Giving Accelerator campaign. We are aiming to raise at least £4000 ($5000) from 40+ unique donors by June 28th. So why are we doing this? Firstly so we can raise funds to start a […]

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