Team 25:40 is excited to once again be a charity partner for the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon.  The 46th running of the TCS New York City Marathon will take place on November 6, 2016.  Team 25:40 members are running the marathon for the children of Canzibe and raising money for to [...]

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Saturday, ambulance October 15 8K 8 a.m.
1-mile kid run 9 a.m. Burke Lake Park, Fairfax Station, VA

Enjoy a run or walk at the peak of Fall colors.
Your participation will give South African orphans a Fighting Chance
to rise above the devastating impacts of poverty, [...]

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Our aftercare students all have new uniforms because of your generous giving last November!

We asked you to donate to our special fundraising campaign to provide the aftercare students in Canzibe with school uniforms, backpacks and school supplies. This was last year’s #GivingTuesday — the Tuesday after black Friday that strives to raise awareness of [...]

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Amazon’s second-annual Prime Day is today, July 12, 2016 and will feature more than 100,000 deals exclusively for Prime members, making it one of the biggest shopping days of the year.

When you #StartWithaSmile on #PrimeDay, Wednesday, July 12, Amazon donates to 25:40!

Shop for great deals at

Shop, save [...]

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Join the Washington, DC Mayor’s Office on African Affairs for the Mandela Day of Service on Saturday, July 16, 2016 from 10am – noon.  Participants will meet at Anacostia Park located at 1800 Anacostia Drive (Metro: Green Line/Anacostia Station) in Washington, District of Columbia to clean up the Anacostia River.  Participants are highly [...]

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You are My Sunshine

On April 20, 2016 By

The weather in Canzibe has been sunny and the students are moving outside for learning in the outdoors!  The preschool students took advantage of the nice weather to have some outdoor learning time earlier this week.  The students really enjoyed hearing a story from Babes, one of the preschool teachers.  Getting the students to experience [...]

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TEAM 25:40
Help become part of the solution by running for 25:40. Whether you are a novice or an elite athlete, story you can elevate your experience above just a race -- you can race to give an at-risk child in rural South Africa a #FightingChance to rise above poverty, disease and violence.
The Sub-Saharan AIDS epidemic has a devastating effect on millions of families. Consider that 5.5 million adults and children live with HIV/AIDS in South Africa alone. Discover the hard facts about poverty, there disease and violence, and help become a part of the solution.
25:40’s current focus is on children living in rural areas of South Africa’s Eastern Cape. We have selected this area as our place of initial focus due to its extreme poverty, patient lack of resources and lack of attention from the outside world.