Alan Lau

Rowing the Atlantic Ocean to fund raise for Children On The Edge in Dec 2014

Fundraising for Children on the Edge
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Alan Lau's fundraising, 24 August 2010
Children on the Edge

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We support marginalised children worldwide to realise their rights through education


Rowing solo, unsupported across the Atlantic Ocean. The event will take place in December 2014, leaving from Gran Canaria to Barbados, along the Mid Atlantic route.

The trip should take about 3 months, and is to raise funds for Children On The Edge.

Anita Roddick sparked the beginnings of Children on the Edge when she mobilised The Body Shop to help institutionalised and neglected children in Eastern European orphanages. COTE continue to bring hope, life, colour and fun into the lives of the most marginalised and vulnerable children across the world; those literally ‘on the edge’. COTE reaches out to children across the globe, providing education, safety and a safe haven for play.

We all grew up taking things for granted. As kids, we would think about what Disney cartoon to watch, what toys we want for Xmas. As teenagers, we think what brand of clothes we want to wear. But not all children are born lucky like some of us. Whilst we decide Scooby Doo or Danger Mouse, there are kids out there wishing for clean drinking water and a piece of bread for breakfast, and if they are lucky, some lunch. Do something generous, every little helps.

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You can also donate by texting COTE75 £5 or COTE75 £10  to 70070.

BitCoin donations are also welcomed, please send to the following wallet address:


About the charity

Children on the Edge

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Children on the Edge is a child rights organisation that supports some of the world’s most marginalised children, living in the toughest situations, including war zones, refugee crises and slums in Bangladesh, India, Uganda, Myanmar, and Lebanon.

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