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The Red Light District of Mumbai

So, deciding to be brave, I went to the red-light district of a Mumbai slum. Husband was working, so I contacted Tearfund, and they arranged for me to visit one of their projects. 1,956 more words


4. Canberra, Australia

The destination for marathon number 4 was Canberra, Australia. This was the start of my biggest travelling stint of my marathon mission- as marathon 4 (Canberra) and marathon 5 (Borneo) were fairly close together I decided to combine the marathons with 8 weeks of travelling in Australia and Asia. 1,147 more words

My toilet twin!

I hope you weren’t put off by the title of this post; in fact it is a very serious thing – having safe and secure sanitation. 310 more words

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Tearfund | South Sudan Refugee Crisis. 

South Sudan Crisis

Help families from war-torn, famine-affected South Sudan.

The Situation

Famine declared in parts of South Sudan

War has ravished South Sudan for the past three years and as a result, 1.5million South Sudanese civilians have fled to refugee camps. 97 more words


I just twinned my toilet

I came across a charity which provides toilet facilities in countries where many people have nowhere to go… to go! It maybe a bit of a gimmick in a way, but the idea is that you twin your toilet – you donate to have a toilet facility built somewhere; you can chose which country or you can have the organisation choose. 258 more words

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#MeanBean Day 5

Two quotes:

“But if we would examine ourselves, we would not be judged by God in this way.  Yet when we are judged by the Lord, we are being disciplined so that we will not be condemned along with the world.” 903 more words


I'm still alive (written a week ago)

Apologies for not having written an update in quite a while- finding a moment where I have both time and energy is proving difficult. So what is it that’s keeping us so busy? 514 more words