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      The outbreak of coronavirus is affecting all our lives in lots of different ways. If your fundraising plans have been postponed or cancelled, we’ve put together a selection of ideas for virtual fundraising that you can do from 主页 instead.

      Thank you for your continued support helping us help African farmers!




      Be a 主页 hero for Farm Africa on Sunday 26 April when the nation will be doing the 2.6 Challenge!

      You decide the challenge, from pledging to run 2.6 miles a day to a 26-minute yoga session or juggling for 26 minutes (or 2.6 minutes!) The 2.6 challenge is open to anyone of any age - the only requirement is that the activity must follow the Government guidelines on exercise and social distancing.

      1. Dream up a 2.6 Challenge (ideas here!)
      2. Donate £26 or whatever you can afford or set up your own fundraising 页面 here.
      3. Ask friends and family to sponsor you or challenge them to take on their own 2.6 challenge
      4. Complete your challenge!
      5. Share a photo or video of your challenge on social media with #TwoPointSixChallenge and #FarmAfrica

      For more information visit the 2.6 Challenge website




      Procrastibaking Competition

      Round up your friends and family for an icing or baking competition – luckily for some, it’s all 关于 look and not taste! To enter the competition, 简单 ask for donations on your fundraising 页面 and ask participants to send you a photograph of their biscuit or bake! Remember to hashtag #FarmAfrica if you post entries and the winner on social media!

      Set up your fundraising 页面




      Virtual Trek Through Africa

      Can you walk, jog or run the equivalent of the vertical length of Uganda during lockdown? As the bird flies, it is 188 miles from Gulu to south Kampala. Divide that by 30 days, that’s just over six miles a day! Have your virtual sponsorship form and charity bucket in the form of a fundraising 页面 to share with your community and click the button to link your Strava account to it. Whenever you log your walk it will automatically add to your fundraising 页面 and let your sponsors know how well you are doing!

      Set up your fundraising 页面 | Set up your Strava account

      How to connect Strava to your fundraising 页面

      Find out about Farm Africa and Uganda here




      Coronovirus swear jar

      This is a simple one. Put £1 into the jar when you use the word ‘coronavirus’, ‘covid-19’ or ‘corona’. Get your whole household involved, people are saying these words a lot! Once lockdown is over, count up the coins and make a donation via our donation 页面.

      No coins? Set up an online collecting jar instead!




      Virtual pub quiz

      A favourite for many during lockdown! Use Zoom, Skype, FaceTime or Google Hangouts to hold a virtual pub quiz. Set up a JustGiving 页面 and ask your guests to make a donation to take part! £5 penalty donation to all those that are late to the quiz or have the worse fancy dress. We love a theme - how 关于 a quiz on Africa, animals or farming themed quiz? Look through our website to gather all the fun facts!

      Set up your fundraising 页面




      The sweepstake

      Whether it is a greenfingers sweepstake planting seeds at the same time or a football match with your 团队 but via the Playstation; ask everyone for £5 to claim their stake. The winner wins half the pot, donate the other half to Farm Africa.

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