Tag: charity

Introducing Hope & Fortune….

One of the best things about having a charity is that we meet some incredibly inspirational people along the way. From people who join us on our trips, to child sponsors, volunteers and trustees; everyone has a story and everyone is motivated by their desire to make a difference. We love building new relationships with… Read more »

Charity concert Sing to Break the Cycle returns for 2018

After the success of 2017, we are thrilled that our charity concert, Sing to Break the Cycle, will return on 19th October 2018. It is fair to say that we were totally overwhelmed by the feedback and success of last year’s concert. The most important factor is that every young performer loved the experience. Watching… Read more »

Ride to Break the Cycle 2018

After the incredible success of Ride to Break the Cycle 2017, we are pleased to announce that R2BTC2018 will be…….. Bruges – Paris!    The trip will take place on Friday 25th May – Tuesday 29th May, with 3 days of cycling. The cost of the trip is £275 payable by 15th May; this will… Read more »

Ride to Break the Cycle 2017

May saw the annual Ride to Break the Cycle. This year, 15 intrepid cyclists (and one very tolerant support driver) took to the roads of Cornwall and Normandy, cycling from Bideford to Brest and back, via Landivisiau, Bideford’s twin town. The cyclists managed a whopping 250 miles in 4 days and between them have raised… Read more »

Changing Lives in Uganda: Vicky’s Story

Meet Vicky. Six months ago, Vicky’s life was good – tough, but good. She lived in a rural area near Gulu with her husband and six children. Her three eldest children went to school, she and her husband worked hard and although they were by no means wealthy, they managed. Tragically, in September 2017, Vicky’s… Read more »

Sing to Break the Cycle

Sing to Break the Cycle Queen’s Theatre, Barnstaple Friday 20th January, 7-9.30pm Buy tickets on JustGiving – just follow the link, click on “donate”, enter your name and the number of tickets you want, and select your donation amount (minimum £7.50 a ticket) Or you can buy your tickets via EventBrite (a surcharge will be applied… Read more »

A Classroom In A Box

At Edukid, we are constantly looking for the most effective way to help as many children as possible, without detracting from the personal, one-to-one support that makes our work so effective. In the last year, we discovered a piece of technology that has the potential to revolutionise the way in which children in some of… Read more »

The Ugandan Civil War – a Brief History

Uganda has had a troubled past, plagued by despotic leadership and civil war for half a century. As distressing as Uganda’s past is, it is important that we understand a little about what the men, women and children in Uganda have endured, so that we may better understand their situation today and to build a… Read more »

Edukid’s Thirteen Ride to Break the Cycle

Ride to Break the Cycle 2016 took place in May this year, and the cyclists did brilliantly. Riding around 250 miles, the team tackled up to 12,000 feet of hills (depending on the route they took and whether or not they got lost!). Split into four stages over 72 hours, cyclists set off from St… Read more »

Alice’s Cambodia, Thursday October 22nd

Today we woke up really at 6 to get the bus to Siem Reap. The city is about 400 km north of Phnom Penh and took around 7 hours! I had a good sleep on the bus and wrote my blog for Tuesday and Wednesday! We stopped at a service station that had little huts… Read more »