Battling Mountains, Rain and Winds of 90mph for Joshua

October 14, 2014

The weekend before last our crazy Three Peaks team of Andy, Toby, Jess, Joey, Jake, Tom, Chris, Ben and not forgetting the incredible driving Dave, took on the Three Peaks Challenge for Joshua, and boy what a challenge did they face! Starting out at 6.30am on the Sunday morning they managed to tackle Ben Nevis …..

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Urgent appeal from Sylvia – Help get Mac back on track

October 8, 2014

Mac joined Joshua at a time when our vehicles were little more useful than wheelbarrows. Over the years she has suffered at the hands of Malawi’s “interesting” roads, not to mention encounters with minibuses, pot holes, ditches, flower beds and roundabouts. However the marriage of Mac to John the driver has enabled Joshua to sustain …..

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Three Peaks Challenge 2014

September 25, 2014

This October nine intrepid Joshua explorer’s are tackling one of the UK’s hardest endurance challenges, the Three Peaks. Why are these crazy fools climbing the UK’s three highest peaks in just 24hours? To raise money to help Joshua get Mac back on track. Who’s Mac? Mac is our beloved vehicle and having suffered at the …..

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6 Hour Tennis Marathon raises £750

September 17, 2014

Daniel Rojas from Leighton Park School decided to smash his fundraising target of £250 by organising a 6 hour tennis marathon, in which he played every minute. According to his dad Pablo, Dan started to wane at about 5hours45minutes, but knowing that he had smashed his fundraising target and raised an incredible £750 was all …..

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The roof is going on

August 8, 2014

Hi, Ellie and Rachel here. Hannah and Caitlyn cooked us some lovely porridge today as we got ready for a day of work. We all went on site today with team Alpha mixing and plastering the outside wall, whilst some of Beta painted, some plastered and some dug. We managed to get one back wall …..

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Angharad’s awesome challenge

August 4, 2014

Angharad Stephens from Leighton Park School will be volunteering with Joshua in October and to raise funds for the project she has decided to take on a crazy physical challenge. “To raise money, I will be cycling on an exercise bike, 100km for every 1000km it takes to get from Reading to Malawi. The total …..

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Team three get their gloves on

July 29, 2014

Today’s blog post from the team is below: “Wassup guys, it’s Lyd + Liz (l-dog²). Today’s been wicked. It’s our first full day working on the project. We started the day by splitting into 2 crews, one crew went the brick farm where they made a brick line ready to be made into a kiln. …..

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Day 8 as a volunteer with Joshua – a different take

July 24, 2014

We received this fabulous blog from the team of volunteers from Tonbridge Grammar who are currently out in Malawi working hard for Joshua – There day, in a rather different way . . . “Here follows a leaf from the chronicle of camp smoosh dated Saturday, the nineteenth day of the month of July, on …..

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Tonbridge Grammar – Team 2 are hard at work

July 16, 2014

Day 2: Arrival at Manyenje Today’s post is by Annie T and Aniker V: Early this morning we were treated with a huge feast for breakfast at fisherman’s rest. We also got out first taste of Malawian porridge as well. After that, we embarked on a rather bumpy but interesting trip to Manyenje Village. Along …..

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Tonbridge Team 1 – Volunteers in Action

July 14, 2014

New Classroom – Day 1 as a volunteer The first day saw Team 1 of volunteers from Tonbridge Grammar, start work on the Manyenje Classroom build. The first team have the task of working alongside local skilled fundis (builders) to get the foundations of the classroom started for Team 2 and Team 3 to build …..

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Joshua Orphan and Community Care, UK Registered Charity 1114727
Joshua Orphan and Community Support Group, Blantyre, Malawi Registerd Charity R.G. 20754/M/5.2005

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