Phin Lyman

Charity

The Kohima Educational Trust
The purpose of the trust is to provide educational assistance to the young people of Nagaland, India in order to repay the debt of honour owed for their unstinting help given to the 2nd Division and other British Army units during the battles of 1944. Kohima, a town set high among jungle-covered hills in Nagaland in North East India near the border with Myanmar (Burma), was the site of an epic battle in the war against Japan. In April 1944 the town was besieged by a Japanese division spearheading what they hoped would be the invasion of India. The town of Kohima was completely destroyed, but this did not prevent the local inhabitants from supporting the British and Indian troops as guides, porters and combatants. For sixty years after the battle the veterans met annually in York to remember their fallen comrades who lie buried in the war cemetery on the Kohima Ridge, the scene of the most bitter fighting. As the veterans planned their final reunion in 2004, they resolved to found the Kohima Educational Trust (KET) as a debt of honour to the Naga people. The trust is seen by its founders both as a means of sustaining the memory of the courage and sacrifice of those who fought and died in the battle, and of honouring the Nagas who were their allies in the war through assisting the education of succeeding generations of Naga children. This is being done in collaboration with the Kohima Educational Society (KES), a charity formed by leading Naga citizens in response to the formation of the Kohima Educational Trust.
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Phin Lyman 2017 London Marathon

Fundraiser: 
Phin Lyman

My page: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/PhinLyman

I'm so excited to spend my 21st birthday running the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon in aid of the Kohima Educational Trust. I can't wait to raise as much as I can for the KET having visited Kohima myself and seen the amazing work they do there a number of years ago.

The purpose of the trust is to provide educational assistance to the young people of Nagaland, India in order to repay the debt of honour owed for their unstinting help given to the 2nd Division and other British Army units during the battles of 1944. Kohima, a town set high among jungle-covered hills in Nagaland in North East India near the border with Myanmar (Burma), was the site of an epic battle in the war against Japan. In April 1944 the town was besieged by a Japanese division spearheading what they hoped would be the invasion of India. The town of Kohima was completely destroyed, but this did not prevent the local inhabitants from supporting the British and Indian troops as guides, porters and combatants.  

The trust is seen by its founders both as a means of sustaining the memory of the courage and sacrifice of those who fought and died in the battle, and of honouring the Nagas who were their allies in the war through assisting the education of succeeding generations of Naga children.

Any contribution, no matter how big or small, would be greatly appreciated and would go towards a great cause! Thank you

Recent donors

26.03.17 Good luck! Can't wait to see you smash it xx

24.03.17 The money you raise is going to a great cause. Well done.

24.03.17 I had a great time with your Dad visiting the orphanage in Kohima. Good luck!

22.03.17 Happy 21st Phin! Wave to us when you go past Surrey Quays.

21.03.17 You should take your father with you training. He needs it.

12.03.17 Good luck Phin, from Hugh and Anne Young.

09.03.17

06.03.17 Good luck, Phin, and happy 21st!!

02.03.17 Well done Phin - great effort for a great cause.

27.02.17

26.02.17 Good luck!

25.02.17 SELAMAT LARI, CHEPAT CHEPAT , DARI DUA ORANG SCOTTISH , DULU DI NEGARA BRUNEI . BANYAK BAGUS INI CHARITY LAH.

22.02.17

13.02.17 Go for it Phin!

29.12.16 Good luck Phin! Get some training in! Xx

16.12.16 Good luck with the run. This is in memory of John Gill

01.12.16 Run Phin run!

29.11.16 Excellent that you are running the London Marathon to raise money for KET. Congratulations.

£770.00

Running total

Target:
£4,000.00
Total raised incl. Gift Aid:
£951.25
Total donors:
18
Last donor:
Rachel
26.03.17  
Offline fundraising:
£0.00
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