Its been almost a week since the W+K team completed the Maasai Mara half marathon and I apologise for the lateness of this report – after the run I headed across to Mt Kenya to complete the second leg of my trifecta of fundraising challenges and I have only just resurfaced. I have mentioned to anyone who would listen that the Maasai Mara half marathon … Continue reading WK Kenya 2016 – Maasai Mara Marathon race report!
Today was tough. We visited the IDP (internally displaced persons) camp where the So They Can journey started in 2009. Despite huge improvements in the camp over the past 7 years, it was still an extremely confronting experience. I have spoken many times in recent months about So They Can’s core purpose – to empower women and children through education so that they can escape … Continue reading WK Kenya 2016 – A big dose of reality
At the end of 2015, Wotton + Kearney started sponsoring the education and feeding of Joyce Wambui, a 7 year old girl who lives in Kenya and attends the Aberdare Ranges Primary School (a school established and run by So They Can). Our sponsorship of Joyce was really the start of our partnership with So They Can. It was through understanding the difference the child … Continue reading WK Kenya 2016 – Abigael and Joyce
I’m writing this looking out whilst the sun sets over Lake Elementata, and reflecting on an amazing first day in Kenya with So They Can. We travelled this morning to The Sleeping Warrier Crater, about an hour’s drive through Zebra infested plains, for an hour and a half hike/mountain clamber up to the crater. One of the goals of this expedition was to help us … Continue reading WK Kenya 2016 – We Run So They Can