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17.08.2021 The RaksTrust ambulance project was picked up by local BBC news! Both Kishor Chauhan from RaksTrust and Yvonne Pulford from Love Support Unite featured in an interview, demonstrating how the ambulance is making a huge difference in Lilongwe, Malawi.

Since it’s arrival in February this year, it has been used to help treat over 40,000 people for everything from malaria testing to maternity care. Once again a huge thank you for all your support in making this wonderful project a reality and you can watch the interview from the link below.

RaksTrust LSU Interview

02.02.2021 The ambulance that RaksTrust was working towards finally arrives at it’s final destination at Lilongwe, Malawi. A special thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers and event participants who have worked so hard to make this a reality!!

26.04.2020 RaksTrust inaugurates is new annual event RunForRak where participants run their own mini marathon (2.6 miles) across the UK. A huge thank you to the over  200 people took part!!

31.08.2019 RaksTrust reaches the £26,000 needed to equip and send an off-road ambulance to LSU in Malawi. A huge thank you to everyone who helped raise money to make this life saving project a reality.

31.08.2019 RaksTrust takes 50 walkers upto Helvellyn (although high winds prevented us form summiting) to complete Helvellyn 2019. Thanks to all those who participated and supported us!

01.09.2018 RaksTrust takes 55 walkers (and 3 dogs!!) up Pen Y Fan to complete it’s Fan Dance 2018 challenge. A big thank you to everyone who put in a huge effort to take on the trust’s slightly milder version of the SAS Fan Dance.

30.06.2018 RaksTrust begins fundraising for a new project in partnership with LoveSupportUnite to send a 4×4 ambulance to Malawi

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20.06.2018 RaksTrust reaches £18,000 donated to Derbyshire, Rutland and Leicestershire Air Ambulance Service after 3 years of fundraising.

07.10.2017 RaksTrust Completed the DBC17 event taking 65 walkers round the Derwent Valley. Well do to everyone for getting round it!

18.01.2017 £8,000 Donated to The Air Ambulance Service

Well done to everyone who took part in last year’s Ben Nevis Challenge!

17.09.2016 RaksTrust Summits Ben Nevis

06.06.2016 Lord Lieutenant Lady Gretton Inaugurates The Flight Lieutenant Rakesh Chauhan Memorial Planter

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13.05.2016 Congrats to Halisha for raising £600 for the trust doing the Victoria Park 10k race!

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18.10.2015 £8,300 Donation to Air Ambulance service

Thanks to everyone who supported the inaugural event of the trust.

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26.09.2015 Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge attempted by 61 walkers

61 people ranging between 15-67 years of age completed at least 1 of three peaks on the Yorkshire 3 peaks challenge this year. Well done and thank you to all who took part!

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