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£1,840raised of £1,400 target by 66 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,840 to provide scholarships for orphaned children in Sierra Leone

    Freetown, Western Area, Sierra Leone
    Funded on Friday, 2nd February 2018

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    On Saturday 21st October, Keir and Lewis will be attempting to ride 240 miles (386km) in 24 hours from Swansea to London, in aid of Access to Education Sierra Leone . We'll be setting off around 6am on Saturday and hopefully rolling into London the same time on Sunday, so long as our legs, our bikes and the weather treat us ok.

    We're hoping you can donate a small amount for every mile we cycle to this fantastic project-

    Access to Education Sierra Leone is run by three friends from UK and Sierra Leone, Laura Petkuté, Bella Mosselmans and Mohamed Bangura, who raise money to support many of the young people in Sierra Leone who cannot afford to go to school because they lost their parents to Ebola.

    Every £40 raised will go directly to providing a scholarship, uniform and school materials for a child for one year, so every donation you make will make a tangible difference to these children's lives.

    Since 2015, 66 children have been helped back into school for 2 years each via the project, and if we hit our target of £1400, that will support another 35 children to benefit from 1 year scholarships, or 15 children to get back into school for 2 years.

    We would be grateful for any amount of sponsorship, but if you'd like an idea of how much to donate, 10p per every mile we ride is £24, and 5p per mile would be £12.

    Thank you in advance for all your help!

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      66

      • Simon Davies

        Simon Davies

        Nov 21, 2017

        Hope it is not too late to donate. Congratulations.

        £20.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Oct 31, 2017

        £10.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Oct 30, 2017

        Yay! Well done boys xxxx

        £20.00

      • Jolyon

        Jolyon

        Oct 29, 2017

        Well done chaps, huge effort! Bet your still chafing now!!

        £5.00

      • Michelle Hind

        Michelle Hind

        Oct 28, 2017

        Well done guys! 😊

        £10.00

      • Kieran Brown

        Kieran Brown

        Oct 28, 2017

        Great work Boys!!!

        £10.00

      • Jamila

        Jamila

        Oct 27, 2017

        Well done !!!

        £20.00

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      Keir Gallagher and Lewis Fox James

      Keir Gallagher and Lewis Fox James

      Freetown, Western Area, Sierra Leone

      Keir and Lewis are friends from university, who share a passion for cycling. After finding out about Access to Education Sierra Leon via Laura Petkuté, they felt this would be a great opportunity to attempt an epic cycle for a good cause!

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