RUNNING FOR AFRICA
Segbroek College skates (again!) for Local Heroes
The skating team of Segbroek College yet again raised funds for Local Heroes. Thanks to their enthusiasm and big efforts, led by JP Tensen, our foundation will be able to donate EUR 2.000 to one of our partner schools in Africa, where it will be put to very good use....
EUR 5.000 raised by European School The Hague
During the sports week of the European (elementary) School The Hague (ESH), 6-9 Feb 2023, a charity run led to the amazing total amount of EUR 5.000 raised for Local Heroes. The young pupils ran many, many laps which were sponsored by their generous families and...
EUR 3.000+ raised for Local Heroes for farewell Principal at Rijnlands Lyceum
Local Heroes is very grateful that Jan Leuiken - Principal of the Rijnlands Lyceum Wassenaar until the end of 2022 - has chosen Local Heroes as the recipient of fundraising on the occasion of his farewell. Parents, staff, students and other donors have given...
Dormitory for St Philip’s school, Poghoi, Kenya
We are very happy that funds have been raised to complete the girl's dormitory at the St Philip's primary school in Poghoi, Kenya. The dormitory is key in order to protect the girls at the school, so that they can safely sleep there instead of walking many miles every...
New facilities Peota Primary School, Kenya
New class rooms are being built at this school in Peota thanks to fundraising by Dutch primary schools. The building project is fully managed locally, with the involvement and support of local hero Alexander Tidony and the 'Samen Succes' foundation. Peota Primary...
Sangat Secondary school, Mbara West Pokot, Kenia
Alle kinderen tijdig op School! Local Heroes ondersteunt scholen in West-Pokot, een droge en geïsoleerde streek in het noordwesten van Kenia. De Keniaanse Sammy Rongo Olengura was een atleet. Tien jaar lang liep hij hard op internationaal niveau en won wedstrijden in...
Local Heroes wil de gezondheid en leefomstandigheden van schoolkinderen in Afrika verbeteren
“My mission as a world class athlete was breaking world records and winning Olympic Medals. Now it is the wellbeing of my people in Ethiopia. Education and health care are key factors for development. That is why I give my full support to Local Heroes”.
Voormalig Olympisch kampioen en wereldrecordhouder