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John Peet

Sprint Triathlon

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My story

[p]To mark my 70th birthday, 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 will now be held on 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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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

Feb 26, 2020

John and Vicky F

John, you're an inspiration! Take a spoonful of honey between each event.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Feb 25, 2020

Sheila Richmond

Well done John

£20.00

Feb 22, 2020

JB

Happy Birthday John, and congratulations on this great achievement.

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Feb 20, 2020

John Corden

Good luck with this endeavour.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid