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£470raised of £1,000 target by 7 supporters

Weʼre raising £1,000 to help fund an expedition costing a total of £3,350 to Tanzania next year in July 2020, with Beckfoot School and Outlook Expeditions.

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Hi, my name is Bailey and I have been given a fantastic and life changing opportunity to volunteer, work and live with local communities to assist a local children's charity to improve facilities for a school & community 'Ndatu' in Tanzania, and experience a different culture.

The trip will benefit me also to build invaluable life long experiences together with personal key skills such as, team building, self motivation, problem solving, planning, communication and target achievement, as well as learn how to travel safely.

My biggest challenge is to aim to raise as much as I can to help fund my trip and I intend to do this by holding fundraising events and doing personal physical challenges.

To improve and build on my target achievement skills together with my physical agility in preparation of the trip next year, I aim to complete over the next 12 months:

A 1000 length "Swimathon". My aim is to complete the 25000 meters (25km) in approximately 15 hrs within one week.

24 miles - Walk the three peaks - with friends/family, I plan to hike the Yorkshire Three Peaks in one day.

Cycle from Skipton to Leeds in under three hours

In addition, I will hold fundraising events throughout the year and any additional money that may be raised over the cost of the trip will be used to buy equipment for the schools in Tanzania.

During the project phase we will be camping in the village and preparing our own meals. The work we will be doing at the kindergarten will involve helping with building/renovation, putting up fencing and planting trees.

We also plan to climb Mount Longido

Leaving the village, we travel from Arusha to the Masai village of Longido. Experience walking through the African bush with local guides, we will climb and hike to the summit of Mount Longido at 2637m (higher than the Yorkshire Three Peaks all together).

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  • Bailey  Lonsdale13 days ago
    Bailey  Lonsdale

    Bailey Lonsdale

    13 days ago
    Update from the Page owner

    A big thank you to everyone who has supported me so far. I will keep you updated on my next challenge and fundraising. Watch this space for updates.

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  • Bailey  Lonsdale15 days ago
    Bailey  Lonsdale

    Bailey Lonsdale

    15 days ago
    Update from the Page owner

    I have completed my big swim challenge ahead of schedule. I planned to swim 25000m in 15hrs and have smashed my target completing 25700m in 11hrs. Feeling extremely tired and ready for the weekend chilling.

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  • Bailey  Lonsdale16 days ago
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    Bailey Lonsdale

    16 days ago
    Update from the Page owner

    Just managed another 5600 meters swim tonight. Starting to feel soar. Ready for some food, sleep and then back to it tomorrow morning with another 4:30 start. On target with over half my distance covered now. Fingers crossed I can keep up the pace.

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Page last updated on: 6/8/2019 13.20

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  • Dawn Sutcliffe

    Dawn Sutcliffe

    Jun 8, 2019

    Good luck Bailey

    £20.00

  • Villiers Lisa

    Villiers Lisa

    Jun 2, 2019

    Well done for completing your 1st challenge - we’re all very impressed and you’ll get another donation for each one completed! Love aunty lisa, uncle chris & your cousins xxx

    £50.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    May 30, 2019

    Good luck from grandma sandra

    £20.00

  • Simone Blackwell

    Simone Blackwell

    May 29, 2019

    Good luck with your fundraising x

    £20.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    May 29, 2019

    Well done Bailey. That sounds amazing. Eleanor P x

    £30.00

  • Caterers Choice

    Caterers Choice

    May 28, 2019

    Good Luck Bailey. Hope you have an amazing experience!From the team at Caterers Choice

    £300.00

  • Hamlet Mejloumian

    Hamlet Mejloumian

    May 27, 2019

    Love Tanzania. I hope you’ll have lots of fun. Xx

    £30.00

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Bailey  Lonsdale

Bailey Lonsdale

Bradford, England

I'm Bailey and I am 13 years old. I have been given a fantastic life changing opportunity to volunteer, work and live with local communities to help improve facilities for schools and the community in Tanzania. Please help me to raise funds to fund the expedition costs.

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