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Wycombe Wanderers Sports and Education Trust
Wycombe Wanderers Sports and Education Trust
GAMBIA TRIP (Inc Thames Path 100km Walk)

GAMBIA TRIP (Inc Thames Path 100km Walk)

Why we need your help

Wycombe Wanderers Sports & Education Trust (“WWSET”) and New Meaning (“NM”) share a common mission in the High Wycombe area; to enable and encourage personal development and life changing outcomes for local people.

For WWSET this social impact is delivered using sport as a vehicle to promote change, and for NM change is achieved via a programme of construction based vocational training which takes place at Toolshed, a social enterprise under NM management.
NM also fund a major initiative to build an entire new village in The Gambia, via their local charity, MoJo Foundation. 1000 paid training positions and new jobs will literally save lives and also encourage young adults not to travel to other countries for work.

In January 2018 a group of 18 volunteers from WWSET and NM are together venturing to The Gambia, a small country in West Africa, to undertake a two week trip centred around providing both construction labour and sports/activity provision for the benefit of the local population.

In addition to the trip to The Gambia, which will be financed via a variety of fundraising initiatives (including taking part in the Thames Path Challenge, a 100km walk), a ‘ring-fenced’ sum of money achieved via the fundraising efforts will allow for two additional projects to be delivered in High Wycombe.  One of these, to be delivered by WWSET, will be a sport & employability programme which will aim to benefit local residents who have arrived in the area as refugees or asylum seekers, whereas the second commitment will see a percentage of the finance generated used to offer free home improvement works to local people most in need. 

Hopefully this short but exciting trip will provide significant benefits to the local people of The Gambia as well as some hugely positive outcomes right here in High Wycombe!


raised towards 7,500.00 target

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Feb 19, 2018



(plus 27.50 giftaid)

Jan 04, 2018

Chris white

(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Dec 21, 2017

Ladies Swimming Group

SP and AW

(plus 3.75 giftaid)

Dec 14, 2017

James Thorogood

Well done Alan

(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Dec 10, 2017

Peter Durrant

John and colleagues. Thanks for your work in Gambia, and Queen Edith's. Peter.

(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Dec 06, 2017


Well Done Alan

(plus 3.25 giftaid)

Dec 05, 2017

Dave Clarke

Great cause! Enjoy Alan!

(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Dec 05, 2017

Sam P

Another generous gift from the Development Academy Parents

(plus 14.19 giftaid)

Dec 04, 2017


Rather you two than me on that walk! Well done and good luck in Gambia

(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Nov 29, 2017

Sam P

(plus 24.75 giftaid)


Total raised so far


Total plus Gift Aid 3,877.14

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