Bang on schedule, Banbury Rotarian, Andrew Fairbairn completed his epic 1200 mile journey by foot, cycle and kayak from the Scilly Isles to Muckle Flugga to raise funds for School 4 All in Africa.
Following two years of planning and a year of hard training, Andrew set off on his voyage from the Bishops Rock lighthouse on the southernmost point of the Scilly Isles on the first day of June and arrived at the the Muckle Flugga lighthouse on the northernmost tip of the Shetland Isles on 27 June. A gruelling 1,183 mile trek covering some of Britain's most beautiful countryside and wildest sea passages.
Supported by friends and members of his home club of Banbury and Banbury Cherwell, The Leonard Cheshire Foundation and a host of Rotary Clubs and well wishers along the way, Andrew undertook the Challenge to give 1,000 disabled children in Eastern Uganda a future. Funds raised through the Leonard Cheshire Disability appeal for Schools 4 All in Africa will enable the physical adaptation of schools to make them accessible, the training of specialist teachers and the inclusion of children who would otherwise never have the chance to go to school because of their disability.
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