Monthly Archives: May 2012

Under 25’s – Movie showing of Jock of the Bushveld 13th June supporting endangered rhinos

Jock of the Bushveld Charity Movie Screening “Jock of the Bushveld is an enthralling animated movie of a wonderful dog in the wilds of Africa” – Dr. Ian Player, Founder – Wilderness Foundation <http://www.wildernessfoundation.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/14114_117415154941042_6020380_n.jpg&gt; <http://www.wildernessfoundation.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/image5.jpg&gt; FOUR SHORT LEGS, ONE HUGE … Continue reading

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New project in Phuket, Thailand, coming soon!

We are SO excited about the prospect of sending our much needed volunteers to this Christian NGO, which has been in operation for 10 years,  working with the children of Phuket in Thailand! When you visit Phuket as a tourist, … Continue reading

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Rachel Middleton’s last blog from Swaziland

Week 4 This week we did our IRB Level I coaching certificate. It consisted of 2 days of going through the IRB manual and doing coaching practical’s. The coaches were also teaching me to spin pass off my left hand, … Continue reading

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Sad news – Swazi coach Matthew du Pont passed away yesterday

  We have just heard that Swazi rugby coach Matthew du Pont, pictured above with volunteer rugby coach Sam Dudman Jones, died yesterday in hospital surrounded by his mother Naomi, family and friends. On Friday night, whilst trying to stop … Continue reading

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Sam’s last week – what an experience!

My last full week! This week all of the schools had broken up for Easter holidays. This meant that we had organised a load of community coaching sessions for the next two weeks. On Monday and Tuesday we had sessions … Continue reading

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