Simon is now in the last 1,000 mile leg of his #justalittlerun around Britain, and we think it is high time to celebrate all he has achieved so far and give him a huge cheer to encourage him onwards and upwards as he wends his way home to Scotland.
#givingtuesday is promoted in the UK by the Charities Aid Foundation, who run a series throughout each year called The Good ‘Uns, featuring 8 ordinary people doing amazing things for charity. We were thrilled when CAF asked if they could include marathon coastal runner Simon Clark in their series for 2017…
Ecologia staff member Rachel recently visited our newest project partner Growing2gether working alongside teenagers and young children at a school in Inverness. She described to us what she witnessed that morning.
As 2016 whirls to its close, and we prepare to celebrate Christmas with friends and family, our thoughts are with Simon as he marks almost 9 months on his ‘little’ 5,000 mile run around the coast of mainland Britain.
Thanks to your support, many more children can now go to school and have people caring for them.
Please take a moment to read our 2016 Christmas Appeal by our CEO Liza Hollingshead.
Ecologia Youth Trust is delighted to announce the expansion of its activities and the launch of our first Scottish programme – Growing2gether. We aim to develop our work in Scotland, creating the opportunity for us to address the growing needs of Scottish children and young people.
Around the world, rural women face inequality when it comes to access to services, resources and education. The empowerment of women globally is an urgent requirement to help bring about an end to extreme poverty and discrimination. In Kenya alone, women provide 80% of all farm labour.
Without doubt, we believe our child sponsorship programme is great – and we’ve seen how impactful it is, both for the sponsor and for the children. So, we decided to make a list of reasons why you should sponsor a child through Ecologia, to show you just how valuable it is.
Myanmar’s Inle Lake watershed area is a beautiful heritage site with a unique eco-system. However, it has suffered increasing environmental damage due to overuse of chemical fertilisers and pressure from increased tourism. Ma Kyin Htwe explains how the eco-farming training funded by Ecologia has proved a turning point, for herself and her community.
He’s been running 4 months, from Findhorn in Moray anti-clockwise along the British coast, and is now just over the border in England. He’s also almost halfway to his fundraising goal of £10,000. Simon’s run continues…