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From horror to hope

Lessons from Rwanda

It is 20 years since the genocide in Rwanda saw the slaughter of an estimated 800,000 people in 100 days. Twice the size of Northern Ireland, Rwanda has seven times the population and is Africa’s most densely populated country. 1,262 more words

New Horizon

Escape and Evade challenge poem

One of the challenges set was to write a poem about our experiences:

There once was some crazy lasses,
Who set an impossible challenge,
They had to get far without any dosh, 43 more words


What a load of rubbish!

You’ll have seen from our posts in recent weeks that there is a lot to like in Peru. The scenery is splendid. The history is rich. 814 more words


Escape and Evade challenge completed: part 3

Feeling excited about the prospect of the day ahead, we walked in the early morning sun along the Thames, London. We thought about completing our challenges. 666 more words


Escape and Evade challenge completed: Part 2

Realising that we had no-where to stay, may have made us a little anxious or even worried. However, we were excited about the next part of the journey and we knew this was part of the challenge. 617 more words


Escape and evade challenge completed: Part 1

To raise money for Tearfund, I set the challenge of trying to get as far away as possible and back in 3 days without spending any money on food, accommodation or transport. 707 more words


Charity Sponsor Challenge

Please sponsor me!
I am fundraising some money for an amazing charity called Tearfund.

Challenge: Myself and two friends are going to try and get as far away as we can from Brighton in 3 days. 249 more words