I’m one of those people is very comfortable in my comfort zone, perhaps that’s to be expected though.
Blood, Sweat & Compassion is your opportunity to transform lives by taking part in an exciting international adventure with Compassion UK. Following on from the success of the Kilimanjaro Challenge, we have now included a new adventure, The Inca Trail Challenge!
The Kilimanjaro challenge itself was huge! We have never done anything like it before and weren’t 100% sure what to expect from the altitude and terrain.
Blood, Sweat and Compassion The October 2012 Kilimanjaro Challenge The email my husband received from me simply said ‘We have to do this!’ followed by a forwarded email from Compassion UK. The email was an invitation for volunteers to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa, to raise money for three Leadership Development Programme […]
If you want to see the work of Compassion in Peru, and raise funds and awareness for the Leadership Development Programme, and trek the Inca trail, check it out!! If Kilimanjaro feels a little too much then perhaps this is the trip for you. The Inca Trail is a notorious 28-mile classic expedition to the […]
Interested in what it’s like to do the Blood, Sweat & Compassion Kilimanjiro Challenge? Kenrick Garraway was on the October 2012 team, and this is his take on the whole experience.
In the aftermath of the 2010 Haiti Earthquake, Compassion UK CEO, Ian Hamilton, led “The Uhuru Ten” team to the summit of Kilimanjaro in the very first ever Blood Sweat and Compassion fundraiser. The team raised over £300,000 towards the construction of a new earthquake and hurricane resistant hospital on the island of La Gonave, Haiti.
We are delighted to report that excellent progress has been made in rebuilding the hospital on the island of La Gonáve, Haiti following the devastating earthquake in 2010. This life-changing project is only possible because of your generous donations to our Blood, Sweat and Compassion Appeal.
They say the third time’s a charm, and I certainly hoped as much as I departed on my third outing to Mount Kilimanjaro for the March 2012 Blood, Sweat and Compassion challenge.
During the Blood, Sweat and Compassion challenge to climb Kilimanjaro in January 2012 we grabbed a minute with Eugene, one of Compassion Kenya’s staff (who was climbing the mountain with us) to ask him a few questions about the nature of poverty.