Month: October 2013

Mary reporting for duty…

I am currently making very good use of my time on the bus and getting started with my blog on the way home after my ambassador meeting numero uno with Emma. We discussed the history of the charity and ‘reflected’ on the trip 2012, as well as discussing future plans of Chennai Challenge (it’s all…
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October 29, 2013 0

My biggest challenge so far…

Wow, it is that time of year again where we have begun our recruitment for team members for next years project to Chennai, India. This is very exciting as we have had a year of planning, restructuring, celebrating and deciding upon the future of Chennai Challenge. So for next year we are looking for potential project…
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October 26, 2013 0

Why I became a Chennai Challenge Ambassador

 By Tamsin Woods Ok, So I’m a Chennai challenge Ambassador now!! Scary stuff! I was lucky enough to be involved in their first project back in 2007 and from there on in I was hooked!! The difference that you feel you make to the kids in the orphanage is so huge that nothing I have…
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October 19, 2013 0

The name’s Woods…Ambassador Woods

Our Ambassadors scheme is quite a new thing.  We have recently recruited 8 of our previous team members to join us as Chennai Challenge Ambassadors.  You may have read Rachel Winnington’s blog a few weeks ago about her involvement in the scheme and her meeting with Cathy to plan what stuff she’s going to get…
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October 12, 2013 1

Shop til you drop

Today, like so many other people, I went grocery shopping. From my perspective this was a fairly horrid experience, mainly because it was shopping. I don’t like shopping. I do however like to eat, I do it every day, and so shopping is a necessary thing. Equally I like having new things, which I have…
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October 5, 2013 0