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John Peet

Sprint Triathlon

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]To mark my 70th birthday in January, I’m undertaking my first ever triathlon to raise money for Kids at School in Nepal (KASIN). Originally scheduled to take place in Skipton on Sunday 19th April 2020, it has now been provisionally postponed till Sunday 6th September 2020. It involves a 400m swim, followed by a 22 km cycle ride finishing with a 5 km run! Why put myself through such an arduous experience? Simply because, during my annual visits to Nepal over 12 years, I have seen the value of educating children in one of the poorest countries of the world. Some kids walk 2 hours to school and 2 hours back each day because they know that education will help to pull them and their families out of poverty. Sadly, government schools are hugely under-resourced, with poorly trained and motivated teachers. KASIN was set up in 2003 and now supports a number of schools in remote areas of Nepal. For details of our work, including teacher training programmes, see www.kasin.org.uk. The UK based charity has no office, employs no staff, and the trustees claim no expenses, so every pound raised (less a very small foreign currency transfer charge) reaches the beneficiaries. We know our funding makes a real difference because, at their own cost, a number of trustees visit the projects every year.[/p][p]Please give generously so KASIN can support the education of more children on whom Nepal’s future depends. [/p]

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Supporters

May 18, 2020

Colin Robinson

Great cause and an inspirational effort John, good luck, I hear sudocrem is a good buy!!

£50.00

Apr 15, 2020

Anonymous

Happy birthday John, good luck! We’re watching you training and supporting you all the way. Love Paul, Rachel and Thomas

£20.00

Apr 8, 2020

Rebecca and Jonathan

I'm sure you will get to do it some time John! Great cause!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 3, 2020

Julie Holland

Mar 26, 2020

Brown Cow

Whether you do this or not its the spirit that counts in more ways than one

£130.00 plus £32.50 Gift Aid

Mar 13, 2020

Sue Colborne

Well done John. Enjoy it xx

Mar 12, 2020

Prof Padam Simkhada

Giving is not just about to make a donation, it is about making a difference. You are going a great job John to make a difference. Good luck.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Mar 9, 2020

Jo

All the best for a successful day

Mar 7, 2020

julia shaun

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Feb 27, 2020

Meghann Clancy

Go for it John! What a wonderful idea. Happy 70th!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid