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The pre-race training group thundering across the Steppes

From the starting line to the end of my Derby experience

On the morning of 6th August 2011 – the official start of the Mongol Derby 2011 – all competitors awoke with anticipation that the day of reckoning had arrived. It was finally here, the start. It was also weigh-in day. All the heavyweights had their fair share of sweating awaiting their turn on the scale. […]

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Paul Erskine at Quarry Heights School in La Lucia

A passion for the poor

Mongol Derby rider, Paul Erskine, recently visited Quarry Heights school with Indlela after having read Shirley Jones’ article, “Poorest of the poor” in the Sunday Tribune on 29 May 2011. He was incredibly moved by the article, and the state of affairs in Quarry Heights – a school near Durban North which has few resources. […]

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Babies home in Durban North

Helping the helpless

Fairhavens is so happy with their new home at 127 Kensington Drive. They encourage anyone who hasn’t yet seen the home to go and pay them a visit. Fairhavens has six babies and a fostered seven year old in their care. The children have settled in really well and visitors to the home comment on […]

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Fairhavens Babies Home

My reason for supporting for Fairhavens Babies Home in Durban North can best be summed up in one sentence: “Religion that God our father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress.” – James 1:27 A safe haven Fairhavens Babies Home provides a loving and nurturing environment […]

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