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Porridge, Beans and Rice

For five days I am only eating plain porridge, beans and rice in support of Tearfund, and I would like to share with you why. 287 more words

How waste can save lives and create jobs

On Tuesday I dropped in on the launch event for the Virtuous Circle report, hosted by Tearfund and the Institute for Development Studies. The report is all about how the circular economy can deliver economic growth, create quality jobs, and save lives in developing countries, while improving the environment at the same time. 109 more words

Development

St Clement Malindi

In January I was lucky enough to be invited by a family friend, Canon David Shaw, to visit a primary school on the coast.

St Clement, Malindi… 3,753 more words

School, weather and hospital trips 

I feel like so much happens on these placements that one or two blog posts just don’t do it justice.
Last week we started our projects, going into schools and teaching English and Six Bricks (a Lego development program), visiting local crèches, and facilitating a youth homework club. 530 more words

School, weather and hospital trips 

I feel like so much happens on these placements that one or two blog posts just don’t do it justice.
Last week we started our projects, going into schools and teaching English and Six Bricks (a Lego development program), visiting local crèches, and facilitating a youth homework club. 531 more words

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2: Costa Rica

On 26th November 2016, I smugly boarded my flight at Gatwick airport where the weather was cold and gloomy, on route to Costa Rica for marathon number 2. 1,910 more words

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1: New York

On Thursday 3rd November I left the UK for New York, to run marathon number one of my mission. I was excited and nervous in equal measures. 1,859 more words

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