Brett, our Programme Manager for Northern Cape/Eastern Cape and Free State, visited Springbok in Northern Cape last week and here he is meeting with Our Participants. The boys are from Bosasa and Girls from the Local high School
BE INSPIRED! Chaeli, a President's Gold Award Holder, is a quadriplegic and will will be tackling Kili in August 2015 - like her page below and follow her amazing journey!
Often what you perceive as your biggest weakness can become your greatest strength with a change of attitude!
"“Every adversity contains, at the same time, a seed of equivalent opportunity!” -Napoleon Hill
"As far as we know she will be the first female quadraplegic to summit Mount Kilamanjaro and to top it all off will celebrate her 21st birthday on the mountain." Chaeli's Campaign
We are so proud of you Chaeli and we support you all the way! Lara & The President's Award Team
Timeline Photos Let's introduce the team shall we!
First up we have Michaela (Chaeli) Mycroft. Chaeli is a
twenty-year-old ability activist currently studying a Bachelor of Social Sciences in Politics and Social Development at UCT.
She is the winner of the 2011 International Children’s Peace Prize, the 2012 Nobel Peace Laureates’ Medal for Social Activism and the 2013 World of Children Youth Award.
Chaeli is a Motivational Speaker and Conqueror. As far as we know she will be the first female quadraplegic to summit Mount Kilamanjaro and to top it all off will celebrate her 21st birthday on the mountain.
All team members have paid for their own climb and Chaeli has done several motivational talks to make this happen.
100% of funds raised will support The Chaeli Campaign's Early Childhood Development Programme and the Chaeli Cottage
Pre-School & Enrichment Centre.
Each team member has a unique climber code in order to track their donations. If you would like to support Chaeli's climb please see below:
Account Holder: The Chaeli Campaign
Branch Code: 632 005
Account Type: Savings
Account Number: 9197 353 175
Reference: Donor Name + KILI 1
Happy Mother's Day to all you special Mom's. Here is a tribute to all the Mom's, read by one of the youth at Ottery Youth Care Centre, Western Cape at the service we attended on Friday, where the boys were giving thanks and honoring their Mums.
"I'd never really thought about doing the Award until half way through my second last year of high school. The main reason I hadn't considered it, was because of the adventure hike. I am a city-slicker through and through. Hiking is not my cup of tea...I really believe that the Duke of Edinburgh's Award has played an important part of who I have become in the last few years..."