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01Oct

Teresa’s Challenge of a lifetime!
Teresa’s Challenge of a lifetime!

An amazing challenge taken on by Community Champion Teresa. At the young age of 70+ Teresa decided to do a ‘Wing Walk’ Challenge in aid of Inter Care on Saturday 29th September 2018. As you can see the weather was perfect for flying and the challenge went ahead without a glitch. Teresa commented “It could … Continue reading Teresa’s Challenge of a lifetime!

14Sep

Crescent Pharma – 3 Peaks Challenge 2018
Crescent Pharma – 3 Peaks Challenge 2018

Congratulations go to Crescent Pharma (www.crescentpharma.com), one of Inter Care’s biggest donors of medicines, who completed the 3 peaks Challenge in July 2018 in aid of Inter Care, Project Gambia and Beta Charitable Trust. This is a walking challenge climbing Mount Snowdon, Scafell Pike and Ben Nevis totalling 27 miles, within 24 hours! “Not as bad as I … Continue reading Crescent Pharma – 3 Peaks Challenge 2018

03Jul

Crescent Pharma Ltd – 3 Peaks Challenge 2018
Crescent Pharma Ltd – 3 Peaks Challenge 2018

On Wednesday 18th July 2018, 11 staff members at Crescent Pharma (www.crescentpharma.com)  will be taking on the UK 3 peaks challenge (Snowdonia, Scafell Pike and Ben Nevis). This will include walking 27 miles within 24 hours. This challenge is in aid of Inter Care, Project Gambia and Beta Charitable Trust with the hope to raise £5,000! They … Continue reading Crescent Pharma Ltd – 3 Peaks Challenge 2018

17May

OUTREACH RUCKSACKS – Waste Not Want Not!
OUTREACH RUCKSACKS – Waste Not Want Not!

  On 19th February 2018, David Ritchie, former editor of Veterinary Practice magazine, generously donated 400 rucksacks to our warehouse, following the VetsNorth and VetsSouth conferences 2018. Gwen Covey-Crump, Clinical Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist at Langford Vets, found Inter Care’s contact details via a community champion after seeing hundreds of brand new rucksacks that could have gone to waste. … Continue reading OUTREACH RUCKSACKS – Waste Not Want Not!

23Apr

Martin completes London Marathon 2018 raising £3,094!
Martin completes London Marathon 2018 raising £3,094!
Congratulations to Martin who completed the London Marathon 2018 in 4 hours 23 minutes. Raising an amazing £3,094 for Inter Care, more than double his target. 🎉☀️🏅 "We had a great day in London yesterday with Mum and Dad and an impromptu Inter Care support team! The race was hard work because of the heat, so I was … Continue reading Martin completes London Marathon 2018 raising £3,094!

19Apr

Virgin Money London Marathon Training – 22nd April 2018
Virgin Money London Marathon Training – 22nd April 2018

Martin Winter How did you hear about Inter Care? My Dad volunteers for Inter Care so I knew already about the phenomenal work that the charity does.  I’ve run a couple of marathons before, but never London, so when the chance came up to run the London Marathon and raise funds to support Inter Care, … Continue reading Virgin Money London Marathon Training – 22nd April 2018

10Apr

Malawi poverty
Malawi poverty

Malawi is a largely agricultural country, which over the last 60 years has made some progress to overcome underdevelopment and to reduce poverty. Although there has been a 35% population rise over 10 years since 2005 to 18 Million, the percentage of people living below the poverty line and within rural areas has stayed at around 80% … Continue reading Malawi poverty

28Mar

Teenage pregnancies in Tanzania
Teenage pregnancies in Tanzania

In June 2017, President of Tanzania John Magifuli released a statement that, during his term as president, no girl student who gets pregnant will be allowed to return to school after they deliver their child. Since this statement, pregnant students have been arrested and may now be forced to testify in court as to who got them pregnant. … Continue reading Teenage pregnancies in Tanzania

14Mar

Medicines shortage in Tanzania
Medicines shortage in Tanzania

The Tanzanian Government has said in 2018/2019 it will set aside financial support to purchase medicines used to treat opportunistic infections for HIV-positive patients, which if not timely managed can be life threatening. Currently medicines such as Fluconazole and Aciclovir at health units in Tanzania are in short supply, due to developmental partners who have ceased … Continue reading Medicines shortage in Tanzania

08Feb

KCI generously donates over £60,000 of dressings!
KCI generously donates over £60,000 of dressings!

On behalf of all at Inter Care and our partner health units in Africa, we wish to say a huge thank you to KCI, an Acelity Company. Tuesday 23rd January 2018, trustees Alan & Jean made a visit to KCI, Skipton to collect a generous donation of dressings. This donation consisting of over 2 car … Continue reading KCI generously donates over £60,000 of dressings!