Month: August 2016

Day 6: Busy, Busy Bees

Day 6 – by Ewan and Lauren So that we can cover a number of areas and make a bigger impact in Chennai, we will be spending some parts of the trip split into two separate groups and then be doing different sessions in different places. Team A consists of Tamsin, Becky, Rachel and Ewan,…
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August 17, 2016 0

Day 5: Independence Day

Day 5: Independence Day A day of independence for India and a day of being the guests of honour for the Chennai Challenge team. In the morning we split into 3 groups- this is so the team could attend as many YMCAs as we could; celebrating this important day with them. I was in a…
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August 17, 2016 1

Becky Blogs on the third day

The third day in India After a really busy few days we had a weekend planned for planning and shopping for resources. We started by having a group meeting to discuss where the money that we had raised was going to be spent. The community centres and the school we had visiting previously have all…
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August 14, 2016 0

Day 2: another busy and exciting day!

We were all very pleased to have had a well-deserved, long sleep after the couple of hours we got the night before, so were feeling much more refreshed to begin the day. As a group we met for breakfast in the hostel at 8.30, trying what they had on offer at the buffet-style breakfast –…
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August 13, 2016 0

This is just the beginning

 brief report of the first day in India. We had a trouble free and smooth journey from Heathrow, we were met at Chennai Airport by Isaac, and arrived at our accommodation at 5.30 in the morning on Thursday. After a brief rest, and far too little sleep, we started with our team meeting before venturing…
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August 13, 2016 1