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Weʼre raising £4,130 to Fund the local school ambitious project – a green outdoor space, wildlife mini-haven where children can learn, thrive and develop.

Gloucestershire

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Learning outdoors project – join me in my once in a lifetime adventure!

I'm Ania, busy mum of two school aged children, privately mountain lover. I'm living and working in Cheltenham.

Sometimes life takes unexpected turns, mine took several in the past year. Having had loved ones, like my father, on my side helped me to ease the bumps. He offered very practical help, such as buying a car. I opted for a second hand bike and booked a flight to Pokhara! Pokhara is so close to the heart of Himalayas...

About my challenge: I will be leaving to undertake my trek late October 2019 and I am planning to reach Annapurna Base Camp in Himalayas. This is the most physically and mentally ambitious project I have ever taken on.

This trek is a very personal journey. On the same time I feel a part of community, my children grow in this place, this is their home. I want to help by raising funds for a local school ambitious project – a green outdoor space, wildlife mini-haven where children can learn, thrive and develop. Project will be open to the community too.

In short, I am trekking to help improve the future of all of our children and I would be delighted if you could join me by supporting the cause and donating via the link!

Thank you!

More about the school, more about the project:

St. Gregory the Great Catholic School in Cheltenham. I did not know few facts about that outstanding inner-city school with 470 children: 47% who do not speak English as their first language, 29 different languages spoken, 23% who have little or no garden space and a mental health support worker who has a case load of 100 families.

What I know the school is underfunded and that makes their results even more incredible. School's intake is varied and includes children from different socio-economic groups. Staff works hard to challenge the inequality gap on a daily basis.

The school ambitions do not stop there: they would like to create an outdoor learning space by recycling shipping containers and turning concreted areas into a wildlife area. This area will be carbon neutral and use solar energy and rain water harvesting, teaching the children how to look after their world too. Parents who need greater purpose to their life will help with the upkeep of the area.

The total cost is £51,000.

Lots of parents are supporting this project already doing incredibly well in raising money through various events via Friends of Saint Gregory charity. I'm joining their efforts in this ambitious project because it shapes children's future by enhancing their learning and highlighting the importance of sustainable living. It addresses the widening inequality gap because it is for all to use and learn together, irrespective of background. It is also open for use by other community groups further afield than the school.

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    Completed the training in Tatra mountains in Poland. 5 days trek, hike and climb. Ready for the next challenge.

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Page last updated on: 11/11/2019 19.08

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43

  • Victoria ramplin

    Victoria ramplin

    Nov 11, 2019

    Well done on achieving your dream! You should be so proud x

    £10.00

  • Gemma Fesemeyer

    Gemma Fesemeyer

    Oct 29, 2019

    Congrats on achieving Base Camp! and a brilliant charitable cause! From a former St Greg’s pupil (1960something to 1970something!)

    £20.00

  • Kathy Holmes

    Kathy Holmes

    Oct 28, 2019

    Well done on your trek an amazing achievement. I hope you reach your fundraising goal. St Gregory's is a great school.

    £20.00

  • Helen Hindley

    Helen Hindley

    Oct 28, 2019

    Well done - fabulous achievement for a great cause x

    £10.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Oct 28, 2019

    Ania, Good luck and all the Best to your good deed contribute to others. 🙏🙏🙏

    £50.00

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    Oct 28, 2019

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    Anonymous

    Oct 24, 2019

    Duża rzecz.Powodzenia.

    £20.00

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Anna Manouchery

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Gloucestershire

I'm Ania. I work and live in Cheltenham. This year I am planning to reach Annapurna Base Camp in Himalayas, my life dream. It is a personal journey. I also want to give to the community I live in by raising funds for a project run by a local school my two children attend to.

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