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Neonatal Nurses Lyndsay and Emily are taking part in the DIFC Sahara Trek in order to raise money for The Oliver Fisher Special Care Baby Trust.  They both work on the Unit and know just how much the funds they raise will help the babies they care for on a daily basis.

Imagine the feel of the Sahara desert underfoot, taking in mesmerising landscapes beyond your wildest expectations and dramatic sand dunes as far as the eye can see.

Trekking the Sahara Desert will provide you with an unbelievable experience which you will never forget. For those of you with a desire to take part in charity trekking challenge of a lifetime for a charity close to your heart then this is the trip for you.

The following gives you a brief taste of the challenge ahead but for more detailed information please do not hesitate to contact one of the Overseas Team on 020 7424 5511 who will be delighted to help you!

DAY 1:
Fly to Ouarzazate. Overnight in hotel accommodation.

DAY 2:
Onwards to Zagora, along the long Palmerie of the Draa with crumbling Kasbahs ditted among the palms.

DAY 3:
Pass the cliffs of the southern Dra in the direction of the first Dunes of Ait Oumir.

DAY 4:
The high dunes of l'erg Zaher, at night spend some time under the stars.

DAY 5:
Climb to the summit of the Zaher dune to see the sun rise, head north to cross the river bed of the Dra.

DAY 6:
Hamada du Dra on to Djebel Bani. Leaving L'oued El Attach (The river of thirst) camp at the dune of Bouguern.

DAY 7:
Back through sand dunes and the rocky Hamada desert to the last oasis camp before Mhamid.

DAY 8:
Visit to the world heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, the ancient Kasbah which has been a backdrop for many films.

DAY 9:
Return flight to London.

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Updates 1

The girls are in Morocco ready to start their amazing journey. Thank you to all those that have sponsored them so far and supported them with their events to this point. Stay tuned for updates as the days go on :-)

09/03/14 08:24

Raising money for

The Oliver Fisher Special Care Baby Trust

The Oliver Fisher Special Care Baby Trust

Charity Registration No. 292375

The Oliver Fisher Special Care Baby Trust supports the Neonatal Unit at Medway Maritime Hospital in Gillingham. The charity fundraises in order to buy the highly specialised and sophisticated equipment needed to care for very sick and premature babies.

Donations 138

Congratulations Girls!! Love Lyndsays friends and family xxx

Donation by Anonymous on 16/05/14

£70.00

+ £17.50 Gift Aid

Various donations from...H V Woodings LTD, Hythe Wire and Plastics Factory and friends of Emilys Family.....well done girls xxxx

Donation by Anonymous on 01/05/14

£255.00

+ £63.75 Gift Aid

Many Congratulations to Lyndsay and Emily for completing their Sahara venture!!

Donation by Santosh Pattnayak on 02/04/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Well done both of you, I am very proud of my nurses. I hope the blisters are not too bad I need you to get back to work!!!!!

Donation by Louise P on 24/03/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Well done and thanks for looking after our little Jude in May 2012 when he arrived 9 weeks early (and Lyndsay for helping us give him his first bath!) Best Wishes Larry, Nikki and especially Jude :) x

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Well done girls, fantastic effort. UoE E&B colleagues and associates.

Donation by Graham McGrath on 21/03/14

£275.00

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Well done gals

Donation by Joe Bush on 18/03/14

£20.00

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Well done girls!!

Donation by Anna on 17/03/14

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proud of you both from all the wylie family steve Sylvia Richard&all off his family &kevin

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Good luck and thank you for taking good care of Amelia and Lily Sheen when they were in special care in August 2012! Xxx

Donation by Sally Sheen on 14/03/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£3,575.00
  • Offline donations£3,100.77
  • Text donations£143.00
  • Total raised£6,818.77
  • Gift Aid£900.75

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