TalkingtonBates is fundraising

Janice & Paul Nicaragua Charity Treck for The Springboard Charity

£520.00 + £130.00 Gift Aid = £650.00
Donated to TalkingtonBates’s £7000.00 Goal

TalkingtonBates’s story

From March 21st to April 1st, Janice Talkington and Paul Bates are taking on an exciting new adventure to Nicaragua, a Central American nation known for its dramatic terrain of lakes, volcanoes and beaches.


After a first successful trek to Borneo the Talkington Bates Co-Founders are back for more as Springboards celebrate their 30th anniversary.


Immersing themselves in local Nicaraguan life, camping with refreshing cold showers, no WIFI, drop toilets and primitive building tools; the eleven-day wildness journey will include climbing four volcanos, raising valuable funds for the Springboard charity. and helping improve the life of the local people by building a school and helping with a fresh drinking water system for the village.


The money raised leading up to the TREK will also go towards helping 70 people in the UK to overcome barriers to employment.

All funds raised will be passed to the charity irrespective of whether my target is reached, not reached or exceeded.


The Springboard Charity

Springboard helps people of all ages and backgrounds to increase their career prospects within hospitality, leisure and tourism, working to reduce unemployment and poverty across the UK. Our education programmes provide professional skills and tailored aftercare to people with barriers to employment or those in education. We also provide practical work experience placements and careers guidance which will ultimately lead to sustainable employment. With our employer partners, we’re able to find and develop new talent while promoting the sector as a viable and rewarding career path through strategic partnerships with government and industries bodies as well as our alumni network.

Registered Charity Number: 1045411.

Find out more about The Springboard Charity

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