Climbing a Mountain
Event: Natascha Bowen's fundraising
£878.95 raised of £1,000.00 target
£878.95 raised so far
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A matter of days after being told I was being made redundant I got an interesting invitation in my Inbox: my friend Matt was suggesting a group of us climb Kilimanjaro, in honour of his 40th birthday. This sounded like the ideal challenge to focus on while considering my options and looking for pastures new.
Matt works for Children in Crossfire http://www.childrenincrossfire.org/ in Tanzania.
Children in Crossfire envisages the creation of a safe environment where every child can realise their rights, develop to the fullest and reach their potential.
The combination of a once in a lifetime opportunity, the chance for fundraising, and a fitting beneficiary have inspired me to set up this page. I hope to raise £1,000 for Children in Crossfire.
At 5,895 metres Kilimanjaro is the world's tallest free-standing mountain and the highest mountain in Africa. We plan to take the Rongai route up the mountain, peaking on the night of 23rd September - a full moon. We will travel through four seasons of weather, from 30°C to approximately -10°C at the peak. As we climb there will also be the ever-present delights of altitude sickness to contend with.
Whilst in Tanzania I also hope to do a few days volunteering at one of their education projects in the Children's Cancer ward in Dar es Salaam.
You can read more about Kilimanjaro here: http://www.climbmountkilimanjaro.com/
And more about Richard Moore, the founder of Children in Crossfire, here: http://www.tibetsun.com/archive/2010/05/05/irishman-richard-moore-is-my-hero-dalai-lama/
Please give generously. Thank you!
Raising money for
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To realise a world where young children achieve their full potential and facilitate to allow young children to perform effectively in their schools, communities and lives. Registered Charity No: XR85661 (NI), CHY 14182 (RoI)
Donation by Matt Morris on 03/09/10
+ £5.64 Gift Aid
Donation by Fergus McLusky on 03/09/10
Hey Natascha, good luck with the climbing! Don't forget to post pictures in FB of your adventure!
Donation by Raul Benet on 03/09/10
Best of luck. If Cheryl Cole can manage it, I'm sure you'll find it fairly easy...
Donation by Matthew Muir on 03/09/10
Natascha, good cause, great adventure, good luck. Marco
Donation by Marco Minchillo on 03/09/10
Donation by keith chambers on 03/09/10
+ £5.64 Gift Aid
Showing my self belief!
Donation by Natascha Bowen on 03/09/10
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- Offline donations£0.00
- Text donations£0.00
- Total raised£878.95
- Gift Aid£168.93
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