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Mount Kenya Charity Challenge 2018
Posted by | April 19, 2018
Our challengers summit Mount Kenya for African Adventures Foundation

Claire reflects on her challenging five-day Mount Kenya charity expedition which she embarked on in February with fellow climbers, Kate and Dave, to raise vital funds for African Adventures Foundation.

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Tegbi Clinic water tank
Posted by | March 16, 2018
A new water tank for Tegbi Clinic

The new water tank at Tegbi Clinic in Ghana will ensure that there is a sufficient water supply to the clinic for it to run properly and provide improved health...

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Mount Kenya summit
Posted by | February 19, 2018
Mount Kenya charity challenge for projects in Africa

The second Mount Kenya charity challenge for African Adventures Foundation which will see 100% of all funds raised go directly to supporting our partner projects.

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Posted by | August 16, 2017
The Big Bike Ride – Day Eleven – Chalinze to Dar Es Salaam

Despite probably needing a good sleep more than at any point in the ride so far, we only managed a few hours and got up at 5:30am, ready to get...

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Posted by | August 15, 2017
The Big Bike Ride – Day Ten – Mgata to Chalinze

Our penultimate day arrived and, whilst we’d be guilty of massaging of our own self-importance for thinking it was real, it felt like news of The Big Bike Ride had...

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Posted by | August 14, 2017
The Big Bike Ride – Day Nine – Mombo to Mgata

At 78 miles, today proved to be the most physically demanding yet. The first half was similar to yesterday – long, flat roads made worse by strong winds – and...

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Posted by | August 13, 2017
The Big Bike Ride – Day Eight – Same to Mombo

If yesterday’s ride was green and hilly, today posed a different challenge. We left Same and headed further south with little around us but vast, open savannahs and just a...

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Posted by | August 12, 2017
The Big Bike Ride – Day Seven – Moshi to Same

Everyone was fresh and full of energy after a good night’s sleep and a relatively easy ride, so we got started slightly earlier and made excellent time on the first...

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Posted by | August 11, 2017
The Big Bike Ride – Day Six – Arusha to Moshi

The supposed ‘easy’ ride of the event – 50 miles and an overall descent of around 1500ft – came at a welcome time, following yesterday’s long, windy ride, which took...

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The Big Bike Ride
Posted by | August 11, 2017
The Big Bike Ride – Day Five – Namanga to Arusha

We kicked off early at 8am and made the short three-mile cycle to the border, where we had to pass through Kenya’s immigration to exit and separately Tanzania’s to enter.

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