Ready to go!
So, here we go... fly to Uganda this Saturday night, visit the Amigos' centre at Kira farm and rebuild the bikes on Sunday and head off round the lake on Monday! Bikes are all bagged up ready and this is my clothing, sleeping bag, etc for the ride.
So far people have generously donated over £2500 which makes over £3000 with gift aid! This is great for our charities Amigos and Wings, but we'd love to raise much more for them so please keep giving! https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/lakevictoriaride
With a bit of help from home we aim to update blog as we go so you can see how we're getting on and hope to share some of the experience.
I hope to get lots of pictures of locals and their bikes. This whole project has been about bikes. For James and me it's about the adventure that bikes offer. For Wings, mountain bikes provide a way of helping young people to grow in character in the great outdoors. For Amigos, its a way of helping Ugandans with family transport, medical workers to get to patients, children and teachers to get to school, etc. They also train bike mechanics!