Posts made in May 5th, 2012

Black Friday….

Posted by on May 5, 2012 in Sponsorship and Donations, Survival, The Run Up | 0 comments

“No No No No”! We applied for a National Geographic grant. We got through to the final round of judging, but today we were told, “NO”. It’s a real shame, as the grant would have covered all our expedition costs; allowing us to focus on raising money for wildlife and wilderness charities. In retrospect, we are not exploring a previously unchartered rainforest in Papua New Guinea, studying a forgotten tribe in the Kalahari nor undertaking research on a critically endangered species. So perhaps our broad aspirations just did not tick their boxes? We also failed to acquire a...

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