Category: Pre India

It’s only a game

Playing games. Normally a fond memory that people have of their childhood. Children have great fun playing games, and are encouraged to have a go at things and play for the fun of it. Playing games can be a great way to learn about teamwork and learn about coping with success and failure. There are…
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June 22, 2012 0

Jubilee fundraiser! :D

Casually packing up my cakes for the refreshments after church, hopefully this lot will be of financial benefit šŸ˜‰ i’ll post some pictures of what the stand looks like šŸ˜€ xxxx

May 19, 2012 2

Good Puddings – sorry Beaudesert

Well three days on and I have almost caught up on sleep. There are a number of thankyou’s I want to share: Cathy, Rob, Isaac, thanks for having such an amazing vision and following through to actually make a difference for others, both here and in Chennai. Cathy – thanks for the food – nom…
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May 9, 2012 0

Hannah in May

I really enjoyed last weekend, despite the usual (for me) injuries, feeling bad for waking everyone up at around 2.30am, not getting enough sleep and having back ache ever since! But it was pretty good to meet my awesome YellagiriĀ partner, Ashleigh, who is just amazing at everything as well as being a really nice person!…
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May 8, 2012 0

Ashleigh’s first blog!!

Hi all! This is my first blog, I donā€™t know why but I have been quite anxious about writing this as I have never written one before! I canā€™t believe how real it now all seems! I am actually going to India for an AMAZING cause with an amazing team (who I have got to…
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May 7, 2012 1


Generally, the more you do something the better you become at it. As you repeat things time and again, it becomes easier for you to do, and you can do it faster. That is the idea any way.Ā  If you are good at something it makes sense that you should do it, and keep doing…
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April 28, 2012 0

Minimum effort, maximum yield!

This is a common phrase used amongst fundraisers! Basically, the most productive way to fundraise is where you put in the least effort you can, yet raise the most amount possible. So here are my topĀ five ‘minimum effort, maximum yield’ fundraising ideas; 1) JUST ASK!Ā  – The simplest way is to ask people you know.…
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April 9, 2012 1

Give and Take

At the school where I work we have a theme for assemblies each week. This week the theme is ā€œGive and Takeā€. It is interesting to reflect on things which we give and take personally. Some times we can feel like all we go is give, give, give. And we see others who take, take,…
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March 23, 2012 2

Fundraising Fandangos.

As a very excitable member of the Chennai Challenge Team 2K12 (<< does this make me cool!?) I have decided to waffle about fundraising, primarily to keep Isaac (my Team Leader) happy, and perhaps because I find it therapeutic, Ladies and Gentlemen you have been warned. >.< Basically, insane as it sounds I have spent…
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March 11, 2012 2

Quick Indian Recipe’s

Friday night I did something unusual, I made a quick version of a biriyani and it tasted really nice, so I thought I would tell you about it. Firstly I should say that there is definitely no short cuts to making a good biriyani, so if you have the time, you should look at…
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March 11, 2012 1