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Sports

November 20th, 2017

Yesterday saw some violence in two areas. Two buses were burnt near a School of Hope and the main road into Mathare was blocked. Despite the disturbances we held an inter school sports competition between Madoya and Kambi Moto in Huruma. The venue was Huruma Primary School on the outskirts of the Mathare slum. It […]

Life Skills Session

November 8th, 2017

Two of our Schools of Hope from Kawangware and Mukuru held a joint life skills session last weekend. These SoH’s come under the CUM group.      

Playing Chess

November 7th, 2017

Following on from yesterday’s post; although no tables were available, it didn’t stop these chess champions from playing. The field was muddy but everyone made the best use of it. After the games Fatma visited Kiamutisya SoH to meet with girls to discuss hygiene and the issue of sanitary pads.  

Interschool Sports Competition

November 7th, 2017

At the weekend there was an interschool sports competition between Gitathuru and Moshimoni School of Hope.There was girls volleyball and under 14’s boys cricket. The students were really delighted to be outdoors and playing sports after the children had to lock themselves indoors to avoid the post election violence in and around Nairobi. Many of […]

Ten Classic Tour de France Climbs

November 1st, 2017

Below is a link to Le 10 Cols itinerary for 2018 which will take place from 3rd to 10th June next year. There are 4 spaces left out of 10 – please contact info@challengeaid.org if you are interested in this challenge or the details via the link. https://www.challengeaid.org/…/10-Col-2018-Itinerary-131017.…

35TH SCHOOL OF HOPE OPENS!

October 19th, 2017

Thika is our 35th School of Hope situated in the Kaindutu area, North of Nairobi. Last Saturday the Thika SoH committee visited Kiamutisya and Majengo to learn how to manage a SoH. Thirteen people participated and met with other youths who have given leadership skills and tips so the SoH can proceed with confidence.

Upper Gitathuru School of Hope

October 18th, 2017

There has recently been a meeting at Upper Gitathuru School of Hope (part of the Mathare cluster of SoH’s)who met the committee and the two supervisors.  There are already 60 students attending the SoH (36 girls and 24 boys). The team has been actively mobilising the local students and we expect that the numbers will […]

November Challenge

October 17th, 2017

Llandovery College ChallengeAid charity ambassadors helping with the mail out for the November Challenge.  

Llandovery College Litter Pickers

October 12th, 2017

ChallengeAid charity ambassadors at Llandovery College have recently done a number of litter picks around the area. The ambassadors were surprised at the volume of litter that is dumped without care or attention to the environment. They have worked happily picking up litter for the good of the community and will continue to do so […]

October 2nd, 2017

After a very successful dinner last year, ChallengeAid will be holding an evening event during the Autumn Internationals with special guest George North, British & Irish Lions, Wales & Northampton.  Along with George will be Sam Warburton, British & Irish Lions, Wales & Cardiff Blues. The compere for the evening will be Craig Quinnell.   […]