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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

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 […]