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£965raised of £600 target by 29 supporters

    Weʼve raised £965 to Fund a community project in Zambia

    London, UK
    Funded on Monday, 13th August 2018

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    On the 27th of May I (and my mum) will be undertaking The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge, a 24 mile walk up and down Ingleborough Pen-y-Ghent and Whernside, to fundraise for my expedition to Zambia in the summer of 2019.

    I am doing the trip to Zambia with World Challenge, an organisation that supports community projects across the world, including Zambia. During the trip I will collaborate with local builders to construct a new home for a member of the Mwandi community. This will include learning about traditional mud and stick building techniques to create a safe space for vulnerable members of the community. I will also live alongside villagers, immersed in rural life for authentic engagement with Zambian culture.

    This will be an extremely valuable experience but will cost a lot of money to fund. In order to pay for the expedition I have to raise £4,350 and part of the ethos underpinning World Challenge is that participants should take on personal challenges of their own to fund raise.

    Thank you very much for the taking the time to read this. If you would like to contribute, however small your donation, it would be very much appreciated.

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      2 months ago

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    • Ingrid Russell3 months ago
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      Ingrid Russell

      3 months ago

      Hi we’ve done it!! 10 hours and 32 mins, 54400 steps and 465 floors later! Was a fab day very windy and a great team supporting us. Thanks for all you encouragement we are so greateful. Will post photos when we get home tomorrow and better WiFi! We have blisters to prove it Loads of love ingrid and kirsten

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    29

    • Waugh Thistleton Architects

      Waugh Thistleton Architects

      Jun 13, 2018

      Better late than never!

      £100.00

    • Sarah Wilkinson

      Sarah Wilkinson

      May 29, 2018

      Hope you’re recovering &the walk went really well . Sarah

      £20.00

    • Sarah Wyles

      Sarah Wyles

      May 29, 2018

      Well done Ingrid - and Kirsten, too! Love from us all

      £20.00

    • Joanna Poulson

      Joanna Poulson

      May 27, 2018

      Well done Ingrid and Kirsten - you can do it! X

      £20.00

    • Alexandra Lucas

      Alexandra Lucas

      May 25, 2018

      Good luck for Sunday both of you - make sure take some Kendal Mint Cake! xxx

      £20.00

    • Helen English

      Helen English

      May 23, 2018

      Go Ingrid and Kirsten! You’re both amazing xxx

      £20.00

    • M Holmes

      M Holmes

      May 23, 2018

      Best of luck Ingrid and Kirsten!

      £30.00

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    Ingrid Russell

    Ingrid Russell

    London, UK

    Hi I am 15 and going after GCSE's next year I'm going on a trip to Zambia with World Challenge. Im going to help build homes for local people and have set up this just giving page to help raise money for the volunteering part of my trip.

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