Last Sunday, the 10th of July, 25,000 people gathered in Trafalgar Square to run 10 kilometres through the streets of London. Among them were 16 selfless Project Harar supporters, clad in stylish orange t-shirts.
Congratulations to all of them for completing the race in good times on a hot day. Kudos in particular go to Mehdi, who finished in an impressive 43 minutes. Between them, they collected almost four and a half thousand pounds, enough for eighteen children to reach life-changing care. They all put in huge amounts of effort to reach this total – thanks go to all of them for their hard work. Sponsorship pages are still open, and you can still support them here.
£250 enables a child to reach urgently needed treatment for facial disabilities, and as our runners will testify it can be simple to raise. Applications are now open for the British 10K 2012 - could you support us next year?
We raised a fantastic £47,870 during the Big Gi...
Listen to two BBC World Service interviews with Project Harar surgical teams from 2007. First up, an interview with Sissay Befikadu, who was in charge of the cleft programme at Yekatit-12 hospital. And secondly, an interview with Klaas Marck, a Dutch plastic surgeon and chair of the Dutch Noma Foundation.