Andrew Camilleri


The Nasio Trust
The Nasio Trust supports the HIV Orphans and Vulnerable Children of Kenya. It helps them by providing day care support including, education, food, medical treatment and clothing. These children have dreams just like children in the UK. The Nasio Trust aims to help these children achieve their dreams.
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Andy Climbs Mt Kilimanjaro & Mt Kenya

Andrew Camilleri

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Hi there,

Thanks for visiting my fund raising page Kilimanjaro Challenge page.

I have set myself a personal challenge of climbing the highest free standing mountain in the world Mt Kilimanjaro at 19,340 ft followed immediately by Mt Kenya at 17,057 ft.  At these height's there is only about 50% of the oxygen at sea level. Not only that I will have to endure sleeping on the side of a mountain for 10 days with temperatures going down to -15 degrees. Finally I hear the toilet situation is a bit basic.

Whilst this is a personal challenge fully funded from my own resources I want some good to come out of it. That is why I have decided to raise funds on behalf of a small local charity called the Nasio Trust. I know I've left it a bit late!

The Nasio Trust was set up my Jonathan & Nancy Hunt in 2001 to support the HIV Orphans and Vulnerable Children of Kenya. The work started with only 15 children in a rundown shack. Today the Nasio Trust supports over 250 children from two purpose build centres.

Their vision is that all children orphaned or made vulnerable as a result of HIV should have a meal a day, receive medical care, be treated with love, have space to be a child and have a sense of family.

Nasio works in partnership with local communities, schools, hospitals and organisations in Western Kenya with the following objectives:

To provide education, medical care, clothing and healthy meals to HIV orphans from the age of 3 years at our two day care centres, Noah’s Ark and St Irene’s.

To support these children through their primary education at local schools and beyond through secondary education and university.

The Nasio Trust is also developing suitable apprenticeship opportunities for the children at the end of their education and supports them through their training, to equip them with the skills necessary to earn a living and break the cycle of poverty.

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Climbing Kilimanjaro & Mt Kenya for The Nasio Trust is a once in a life-time experience (i.e. I ain't doing it again!!). Please support me to fundraise for such a worthy cause and help these children achieve their dreams.

Recent donors

17.11.11 Great achievement for a good cause!

26.10.11 Thank you for helping us and especially for taking Elsie on today.

24.10.11 Best wishes in your venture.

17.10.11 Hi Boss, good luck and carry on the good work. Don't get yourself hurt though :)

07.10.11 Little extra top up to my earlier donation as an overall thank you for your help with Adam

06.10.11 Hi Andrew, Best of luck with the challenge!!! Mike Grundy

05.10.11 Andy Best of luck for your endeavour. I am sure it will be an amazing experience and I hope it does benefit the worthy cause you are fund raising for.

04.10.11 good luck and keep up the good work you are doing.

03.10.11 careful with the knee!

03.10.11 Good luck

30.09.11 Sending you all our best wishes. Good luck :)

29.09.11 If you're silly enough so am I PS Don't stay on the coast!



23.09.11 Jambo cuz! It's a great view from the roof of Africa, the loos are very basic and those altitude tablets make work havoc on the bladder. Don't forget your head torch. Onwards and upwards x

22.09.11 wishing you all the best for the climb and hope you reach your fundraising target.

18.09.11 Have a good trip. Give ourself time for the altitude change.

17.09.11 this is final confirmation that you are barmy and an all round great egg. Much respect, and keep safe!

15.09.11 Good Luck Andy!

14.09.11 Best of luck. Should be a doddle for a man of such extreme fitness, suppleness, and agility.


14.09.11 Good luck and hold on tight ! Jam

13.09.11 Go bro! Na kipawa kiwe nawe.

13.09.11 I assume you will leave your CPAP at home!! All the best and enjoy


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