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Thank you for supporting Cycle Africa.


The team is cycling more than 12,000 miles, through nearly 30 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  The journey will take us one whole year to complete and will be the most physically and emotionally demanding event any of us has ever taken part in.


But this is much more than an adventure and a challenge, it's a journey with a purpose.  Our aim is to raise awareness and funds for street children projects working with incredibly vulnerable children in Africa.


The team members are covering the vast majority of the expedition expenses out of their own pockets and the remainder of the costs will be covered by our generous corporate sponsors!


This means that every penny will go to the street children projects we visit along the route, so please dig deep and give generously, safe in the knowledge that your contribution will make a massive difference in a vulnerable child's life.


On average, it costs just £200 to take a child off the street and support them and get them back into school, reconnect them with their family or new carers, provide them with vocational training so they can make a living.  It doesn't cost much to give a child a second chance and a brighter future.


Two of the street children projects we are aiming to fund from our £100,000 target include:


- building and equipping a new rehabilitation and reintegration centre for street children in Burundi that provides a halfway house, a community and vocational training for children who have nothing (£15,000)


- training a former street child to become a social worker in Durban, who will work with vulnerable children living on the streets of the city (£10,000)


To find out more about Cycle Africa, street children and our partners visit  and follow our progress at


Thank you,


Craig, Loretta, Gareth, Scott, Jodi and Martyn (the Cycle Africa team)


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Cycle Africa

Cycle Africa

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Cycle Africa is a charity that is making a real and lasting difference in the lives of street children in Africa.

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Merry Christmas Team!! This is the money I would have spent on Christmas cards and stamps. Lots of love x x x x

Donation by Kimberley Miles on 24/12/11


+ £5.00 Gift Aid

MERRY CHRISTMAS LORETTA, CRAIG, SCOTT & GARETH! Thinking of you this festive season & wanted to send Cycle Africa a little gift. Lots of love xxx

Donation by Beccy Gibson on 24/12/11


+ £10.00 Gift Aid

Loretta and Craig. Donation from your leaving and Christmas. Thinking of you, have a great Christmas. Love Jane, Karen and daibetes team xx

Donation by Jane Haest on 20/12/11


To Gareth and Scott, This donation comes to wish you a very Happy Christmas. xxx

Donation by Julie Owen on 18/12/11


+ £5.00 Gift Aid

We are pleased to donate this Christmas gift on behalf of Brad Stauffer and Soren Kruse

Donation by Richard Stauffer on 18/12/11

Good Luck Gareth and the Team from all the students at The Community College in Bishop's Castle

Donation by Diana Morris on 03/12/11


This comes from the group you met in Kerak Castle. Our parish also supports work in South Africa. So we admire what you do - keep it up!

Donation by Robert Cotton on 02/12/11


+ £100.00 Gift Aid

Happy birthday Jodi xxx

Donation by Claire Parson on 02/12/11

Well done mate, a superhuman effort!

Donation by Jonny Moss on 29/11/11


+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Good Luck Gareth. Take care lots of love from Janice, John, Lucy, Jonathan & Tom xx

Donation by Diana Morris on 27/11/11


A penny a mile - we're stingy, luckily you guys are amazing! Happy Birthday Jodi!

Donation by Phill & Lauren on 24/11/11

Keep it Fast And Furious. And a belated happy birthday to Jodi. Paul Walker

Donation by Paul Walker on 24/11/11


Happy Birthday Jodi

Donation by xxx on 23/11/11

I'm expecting a postcard for this. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Donation by Daniel Unitt on 23/11/11


+ £50.00 Gift Aid

Happy Birthday! Sounds like an awesome and worthwhile trip!

Donation by Mark Ledwick on 23/11/11


+ £10.00 Gift Aid

Happy Birthday Jodi! You're all doing so well, keep up the good work guys! Lots of love from Blighty from Phil and I (and the kittens) xxx

Donation by Bev and Phil on 23/11/11


+ £5.00 Gift Aid

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JODI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Donation by Eleanor Hookins on 23/11/11


+ £10.00 Gift Aid

Welcome to Africa guys! You are AMAZING

Donation by Mari Cairns on 19/11/11


+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Congratulations on cycling Europe and Asia - now you actually get to cycle Africa. Happy Birthday for next week Jodi!

Donation by Peter, Lindsay, Nathan and Samuel on 17/11/11


+ £25.00 Gift Aid

Well done to the team for reaching Africa. A tremendous effort!

Donation by Anonymous on 16/11/11


Hi, This is to support Kathryn's friend Martyn who is clearly as mad and as good as she is!! Good luck to you - Mags

Donation by Margaret Walker on 16/11/11

Well done for getting to Africa!

Donation by Simon on 16/11/11


+ £25.00 Gift Aid

Congratulations on reaching Africa, and even bigger congratulations on the Indie Jones tribute act - fantastic! Hi to Dino and Lion

Donation by Steve & Chris Allan on 15/11/11


+ £25.00 Gift Aid

Donation I was supposed to make back in the summe & the suggested £2 for the very funny (& completely crazy) Indiana Jones video. Keep them coming!!

Donation by Tina Halton on 12/11/11


+ £15.50 Gift Aid

Good luck everyone!

Donation by Anonymous on 03/11/11

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£0.00
  • Offline donations£7,554.21
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£7,554.21
  • Gift Aid£0.00

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