Street Child UK

When Street Child began its work, Sierra Leone was the poorest country in the world [UN World Poverty Index 2008]. Their first project supported street children by finding them a safe home and helping them to go to school. They now focus on increasing access to education – including building schools training teachers and empowering mothers to setup businesses so they can afford to send their children to school.

When the Ebola crisis hit in 2014, Street Child was already working in 32 locations across Sierra Leone and in Monrovia, Liberia. Street Child led the way in helping Ebola’s orphans to find families to support them and - once schools reopened - helping them to return to school.

In 2016 Street Child began a new focus on girls' education. Across Sierra Leone and Liberia they helped 10,000 girls gain access to education and tackling the barriers to girls' education including poverty, teenage pregnancy, early marriage, loss of a caregiver and a lack of support from adults and the community.

In late 2018 Street Child launched their 'Count Me In' campaign aiming to provide more children across the world with access to education and the resources they need to learn ensuring every child has the best chance of success.

The charity now works not only in Sierra Leone, but also across Africa in - Liberia, Nigeria, Uganda, Burundi & the Democratic Republic of Congo. They also work in Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh & Afghanistan.

We have a strong relationship with Street Child and have been lucky enough to see the amazing work they do on the ground in Sierra Leone first hand. By travelling to Sierra Leone and experiencing the marathon there you will have the chance to see their amazing work.

See more of their great work here: www.street-child.co.uk

Cape Town Marathon Goes Green For The Majors.🌿🏆

Have you read our latest blog that talks about how the Cape Town Marathon organisers are hoping to create the greenest sporting event in the world? 👀This is a very interesting read that we hope you will enjoy.🤩

You can read the full blog on our website.

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Taking place around one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World,💦 there are not many better settings for a running event anywhere! 🤩The Victoria Falls Marathon route is relatively flat and fast and is well marshalled with regular cooling down sections and water stations. 🏃🏃‍♀️

The Victoria Falls Marathon is set to take place on Sunday 2 July 2023. 🥳 We hope that you will join Team Africa Marathons at this scenic running event next year. 💪

Africa Marathons is an Official Travel Partner of the Victoria Falls Marathon, to join the Africa Marathons Team please email - info@africamarathons.com

Find out more about this event on our website - https://www.africamarathons.com/run/victoria-falls-marathon/

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It was so great having you join us on this trip John 🥳  and for running it for such a great cause! ✨

You are truly inspirational. 🤩 Thanks so much for the awesome review!

Read the full review on our website: https://www.africamarathons.com/reviews/#11

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Our Africa Marathons runners will be staying at the Keys Hotel in the town of Moshi during the Kilimanjaro Marathon in February. 🏃‍♀️🏃

This modern tourist  hotel is located in an area where guests can easily see the snow of Mount Kilimanjaro. 🗻 The hotel is facilitated with well-furnished guest rooms in the main building and nicely archived African Cottages which is spread along the garden area. 🌿 All rooms are equipped with all basic facilities. The bar includes all basic international types of wines, local beers as well as soft drinks. 🥂 The restaurant offers a buffet breakfast, an a la Carte menu service and occasional barbecues. Other facilities include a coffee lounge and swimming pool. 💦

Find out more about this exciting upcoming event on our website - https://www.africamarathons.com/run/kilimanjaro-marathon/

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