Bendrigg Trust Expeditions
We received a grant of £10,000 in 2011 from the Big Lottery to purchase equipment to provide adventurous expeditions for people with a disability. We have just run our first successful expedition! We now need to raise a further £10,000 to employ a part-time expeditions co-ordinator for 2012
one year for 2012
Provide exciting and adventurous opportunities for people with a disability to take part in short expeditions. There are very few providers of such facilities currently in the UK
We have the equipment and expertise to run a number of expeditions for people with a disaiblity throughout 2012. Through the employjent of an expepeditions coordinator for 2012 we will provide amazing opportunities for people with a disability that would otherwise not be available to them.
To provide oportunities for people with a disaiblity to participate in adventurous expeditions.
Activities» By arranging a number of expeditions during 2012 using activities such as walking, canoeing, climbing and caving.
Success will be when we have completed 2 or 3 expeditions during 2012 with more planned for the following years.
Offering oportunieis for people with a disability to take part in adventurous activities and expeditions. This is something not readily available in the UK at the moment. Such work gives participants increased self-confidence and promotes their independence and feeling of self-worth.
If we do not raise sufficient funds then we will not be able to undertake our planned expeditions for 2012
We will publish a report on completion of each expeditions and distribute to all donors.
Budget - Project Cost: £10,000Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £10,000 Salary Salary for one part-time expedition co-ordinator.
The expeditions will be planned from and start at the Bendrigg Trust's centre at Bendrigg Lodge, Old Hutton, Kendal, Cumbria LA8 0NR
Groups of people with a disability from all parts of the UK
We have the equipment, the skills and access to the clientelle (we see over 3,500 people with a disaiblity every year) to be able to run expeditions successfully.
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Principal of the Bendrigg Trust