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[8 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | 2,694 views]

Well done and thank you to Newton Primary School in Dunblane who have donated over £300 to us.  The children of P5L class have been very busy having lots of fun selling their lavender bags, decorated pencils and home baking to raise funds – take a look at the lovely pictures….

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[5 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | 2,306 views]

Exciting news!  Newton Primary School in Dunblane http://www.newtonprimaryschool.co.uk/ are busy fundraising for us and have some great events lined up – a dressing up day and Summer Fayre are just for starters (we’re looking forward to seeing the photos!).  The children are being very creative too making their recycled pencils and lavender bags. Funds raised will go towards our next single classroom block at Mbelekete Primary School – a huge thank you to everyone!

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[28 Jan 2014 | Comments Off | 2,677 views]

Why not get in tune and check out PledgeMusic?
It’s a fan funded music platform where recording artists can raise funds to record, release and perform material. The artists can then choose to support Build A School by making a donation from funds raised or from their profits.
The wonderful Silver Story have already chosen us!  Take a look at:  www.pledgemusic.com/charities/928

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[19 Sep 2013 | Comments Off | 2,961 views]

….to everyone competing in the Human Race HSBC Triathlon on Sunday 15th September at Dorney Lake, Windsor – a great day!  Thank you for supporting Build A School – funds raised from the event will go towards the construction of further classroom blocks at our Mbelekete Primary School in Malawi and an amazing growth plan for children’s education in India.

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[20 Apr 2013 | Comments Off | 2,766 views]
The LSA Technology & Performing Arts College

Thank you to the LSA Technology & Performing Arts College who really are giving us a fine performance!
We are very impressed with the great fundraising they have been doing to raise funds for our administration block at Mbelekete Primary School in Malawi.  Their efforts so far have included:
A teacher’s talent night in December
A 6 hour bag pack last month

Two Year 2 students, Amy Hanson and Jonathan Abbott who became vegetarians for Lent!
Can’t wait to find out what they are planning next!!

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[24 Mar 2013 | Comments Off | 4,898 views]
HSBC Triathlon

We are very proud to announce that Build A School are the official charity for the Human Race HSBC Triathlon taking place at the Olympic venue, Dorney Lake in Windsor, on Sunday 15th September 2013.
Funds raised from the event will help support our education projects in Malawi – in particular the construction of another single classroom block at Mbelekete Primary School and a soap making initiative for the women’s essential oil co-operative at Tickbird, our sustainable living education site.
In India, the funds will support a long term sustainability growth plan …

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[20 Mar 2013 | Comments Off | 2,596 views]
More Castle Combe Fun!

We had another great fundraising track day last week!  Thank you to Castle Combe (http://www.castlecombecircuit.co.uk/), Architecture Verte, the sponsors of the event (http://www.verte.co.uk/) and of course the wonderful Mr Christopher Darwin!
Funds raised will be split between Build A School, for the construction of an administration block at Mbelekete Primary School, and Combat Stress (http://www.combatstress.org.uk/)
Well done to everyone who participated to make it another great day!

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[28 Oct 2012 | Comments Off | 2,431 views]
On Your Bike…

Our women’s co-operative are now the very proud owners of some carefully chosen pink mountain bikes – lessons on how to ride them are underway with great success!
Huge thanks goes to the charity Re-Cycle  (http://www.re-cycle.org/About/Downloads) who provide bicycle aid for Africa and The Salvation Army in Mchinji for some great teamwork.  These bikes will make an enormous difference to our women and make travelling between their village and workshop, often with heavy loads, much easier.  Funds raised from the sale of bikes at the bike workshop in Mchinji are put towards …

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[3 Apr 2012 | Comments Off | 3,037 views]
On track with our fundraising at Castle Combe!

Well we certainly had some ‘fun with a purpose’ at Castle Combe recently at our charity track day!
A big thank you to Architecture Verte (www.verte.co.uk) for sponsoring the day, the drivers and everyone at Castle Combe Circuit (www.castlecombecircuit.co.uk) and of course Mr. Christopher Darwin. The day was extremely successful and over £5,000 was raised to be split between us and Combat Stress.  We also had some great rides in some (very fast!) lovely cars.
Take a look at more pictures from the day on our Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150514858363182.376458.108214858181&type=3&l=bf637b99e1

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[20 Mar 2012 | Comments Off | 3,198 views]
Mishon Mackay are moving on with their fundraising!

Brighton and Hove’s leading independent estate and letting agents, Mishon Mackay (www.mishonmackay.com), are 25 years old this year and they are celebrating by attempting to raise £25,000 for three different charities throughout 2012.  They have chosen us to be one of those lucky charities – thank you very much!
Mishon Mackay have already made a great start to their fundraising with an incredibly successful quiz night held in February which raised over £2,000! For their next exciting event, Tina Wenham, Manager, will be running the Brighton Marathon and we would really appreciate …