In this article, I’ll share my experiences investing small amounts in Trine, a for-profit company, that uses crowdfunding to finance small solar energy social development projects, whilst giving good interest rates to the investor. I’ll briefly discuss energy access issues, how Trine is tackling this and my personal experiences. All graphics are credited to Trine, with … More Personal experiences from small-scale solar investments: Trine
First off…. your bloody brill, our donors raised £278 within 36-hours when I put out the call, then by the 48-hour mark, someone offered to pay for the two planned tanks outright, bringing us up to £482. Plus colleagues here have raised a further US$160. Bringing our water tank grand total to an … More Flood Relief Update – 34,100L of Water and 400 food parcels delivered
What’s Happening? Since mid January there’s been extreme flooding in parts of Northern Peru, then last week more than 50% of the regions in Peru declared a state of emergency. My home town of Trujillo suffered a series of mudslides and all parts of the city as been affected. Here’s some photo’s mine and other … More URGENT – Help Peruvian Flood victims
I’ll take a Raspberry Pi and an Arduino Frappachino please. Tomare un Raspberry Pi y un Frappachino Arduino por favor I’m going to concentrate more heavily on my specific project that I’ve been tasked with in this blog entry, partly because that’s what my focus has shifted towards, and the other because in October I … More Month 2 -I’ll have a Raspberry Pi and an Arduino Frappuchino, please.
Executive Summary : This is brilliant! In summary, the first three weeks along with other volunteers we made two turbines from pretty much scratch, very impressive process indeed. In between those three weeks in the workshop, I had a mini adventure towards the jungle visiting Kuelep, a set of ruins few hundred years older than … More Month 1 – Building Turbines from Scratch & Playa Blanca Community
A date to put in your diary, Tuesday 21st July 8pm at Dynamic Rock Swansea climbing centre. I’ll be putting together pictures and stories from the time I spent solo travelling in parts Central and South America. WARNING: MAY INDUCE FEELINGS OF WANDERLUST AND QUITTING YOUR JOB! Starting my adventures off in Cuba, where the … More Travel and Climbing Stories from Latin America
A slightly random weekend, on Friday evening I came across an add on gumtree, that they needed staff for the Paulo Nutini gig in singleton park on Saturday. I got in touch not expecting them to have spots left the night before the gig, but at 10.30pm I got a text and email with a … More A weekend of firsts…£150 raised!
As of right now, I’ve got £103 donated, that’s a big thank you to Matt Becky and Bump Woodfield, Amy and Charles Romijn, Becks Holland, my mum and an anonymous donor of £40! Thank you very much! That was all within 8 hours of setting up my justgiving page last week. But it’s slumped off… … More You’re just going on holidays again aint ya?
Hello everyone, thanks for dropping by my blog. Here is where you can hear all about my fund-raising activities, for my volunteering work I’ll be taking part in, in September 2015 back in time for Christmas. Check out the About page for more info