Weʼve raised £409 to Fund Bohunts Big Expedition to Mongolia in 2017
- Lodsworth, Petworth, West Sussex.
- International volunteering
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- Funded on Sunday, 4th December 2016
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Bohunt school is sending an expedition of students to Mongolia to work on projects to benefit local children, and to learn about their lives. Students will also be exploring the wilderness and traditional culture, having the opportunity to live with local nomad communities.
My daughter Rose has been selected to go on this expedition as part of a school team, she wants to make a difference for the better. She is extremely excited as this is such an amazing opportunity for her to work with local children, as part of a team based in the extreme wilderness. She is fascinated to find out about the culture, land and traditions, and plans to learn basic Mongolian to help her learn more about the people there and be a useful member of her team.
Rose plans to take many photos, focusing on the wildlife, scenery and local lives to recreate these images with art, to show and exhibit back in the UK. She hopes to be able to learn about Mongolian culture and to share their stories.
The expedition is planned for July 2017, she started her training in Spring 2016. Rose is creating a blog for each phase of the fundraising and training and will also document the expedition itself. www.rosecaitlen.co.uk
She will create a final presentation with photos, artwork and diary entries during August 2017.
She needed to raise £3500 to pay for the expedition training, travel, food, fuel, equipment, communications, insurance and health and safety costs. She has already raised £2000.00 in 8 months, with thanks to all her generous supporters and has £1500.00 still to raise.
- 1 year ago
Elizabeth Kate Brickell1 year ago
Thank you all so very much for supporting my fundraising towards Mongolia. I am getting close to my target now, and appreciate all your generosity. I had the coldest/wettest training weekend in the Lake District in November, canoeing in hail, climbing and wild camping in the snow, and was told we can't now hike across Mongolia because of danger from the bears and the wolves! We will now go in horseback which is safer apparantly, so I've got to learn to riding next..I will update my blog over the Christmas holidays. Thank you all again, Rose
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- 2 years ago
Elizabeth Kate Brickell2 years ago
Thank you so very much for your donation Janey, Rose was fighting fit even by the last day, back pack on and doing star jumps on top of the Downs no less, unlike her slightly less fit mother....
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Nov 9, 2016
Good luck, Rosie , bring me back a tiny stone , lots o love Clive
John & Jane.
Oct 3, 2016
Such an exciting challenge you'll always remember with pride.
Sep 22, 2016
With love from No 2 Mum Well done, Rosie
Chris & Gayle
Sep 18, 2016
Good luck Rosie, here is a bit extra to help you on your way.
Sep 16, 2016
Good luck with the fundraising and the trip
Sep 9, 2016
Little by little x
Sep 8, 2016
You'll like Mongolia. Have fun
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Elizabeth Kate Brickell
Lodsworth, Petworth, West Sussex.
I am Rose Cordery's mum. Rose is a year 11 student at Bohunt school. Her favorite subjects are Geography, Art, English and Music. She is currently training and fundraising for this challenging and exciting expedition to Mongolia in summer 2017.
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