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Simon and Cara Swim Lake Malawi 2016

Simon and Cara Swim Lake Malawi 2016

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This year, Simon and Cara will attempt to swim across Lake Malawi nicknamed by David Livingstone as the "Lake of Stars." This name came about due to lights from the lanterns of the fishermen in Malawi on their boats, that resemble, from a distance, stars in the sky .

This great lake is the 9th largest in the world and the third largest and second deepest lake in Africa.

The event takes place on the 29th of October in aid of two charities, supporting children in South Africa:
Teddy Bear Clinic and Geleentheid Trust.

We will attempt to swim the distance between Mirango & Senga, roughly 30km, lets see how we go....

Thank you for supporting us and the "young stars" that we hope to make a small difference for through this event.

Asante Sana, Zikomo, Obrigado

(Thank you in language of the counties that meet at the shores of this great lake).

Donations

  • Oct 25, 2016 - R 2 056.40
  • "Good Luck" - Chris Alderson

  • Oct 25, 2016 - R 51.41
  • "Give It Horns" - ONETIME

  • Oct 25, 2016 - R 200.00
  • "Go get 'em tiger" - Carey Tayelor

  • Oct 25, 2016 - R 500.00
  • "Cara and Simon- well done guys, train hard for your swim (obvious , i know...), all the best for the swim itself . great initiative. regards, TOS (the other simon, woodward) " - Simon Woodward

  • Oct 25, 2016 - R 1 028.20
  • "Good luck Cara- bit longer than Songapore pool on roof!" - Jacques Mouton

  • Oct 25, 2016 - R 308.46
  • "Miss Cara! Love you my friend! Swimming princess! " - Kobie

  • Oct 21, 2016 - R 514.10
  • "Enjoy every moment in the lake of stars!: ) " - Ilke

  • Oct 13, 2016 - R 514.10
  • "Good luck Miss Cara! Will be thinking looooads of you guys whilst you are swimming :-) :-) Wish I was there, but will definitely be back next year! " - Anushka

  • Oct 13, 2016 - R 500.00
  • "Swimmer vs Paddler! Have a fun swim guys!" - Neil

  • Oct 12, 2016 - R 210.00
  • "EEEK" - Emma

  • Oct 05, 2016 - R 514.10
  • "Who is going to paddle?" - Linda

  • Sep 30, 2016 - R 514.10
  • "Well done Cara and good luck." - Lizelle Pienaar

  • Sep 29, 2016 - R 411.28
  • "Good luck guys, watch out for those crocs!" - Ken and Ryan

  • Sep 28, 2016 - USD $ 52.60
  • "money back guarentee if Simon fails!" - david and Gill

  • Sep 28, 2016 - R 205.64
  • "Enjoy the swim " - Lizzi

  • Sep 27, 2016 - R 1 028.20
  • "Best Wishes LOL" - MGBS

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Statistics

Donations to date

R 9 262.94

Fundraising target

R 10 000.00
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