Counting Down – 25 Days to the Start of the Last Desert Race in Antarctica

Antarctica, Last Desert Race and Fundraising Campaign – Video About What You Need Know

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Greetings from Nairobi.

Today’s blog is short and to the point.

Greenpeace Africa and I have produced a short video which covers all the necessary information about the Last Desert Race in Antarctica and our fundraising campaign in support of a solar energy project in Gauteng.

Refer to to watch the video.

In addition, please use any of the following options to make a donation:

# Secure online donation processed via GivenGain platform

# Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) – make a deposit into the Greenpeace Africa account

Account Name: Greenpeace Africa Environmental Organisation

Bank: Standard Bank

Account Number: 201113643

Branch: Braamfontein

Branch Code: 004805

Reference: David Barnard Solar Project, Your Name and Contact Number

My fundraising campaign will continue until #givingtuesday – 2 December 2014, which is an annual global campaign aimed at promoting philanthropy.

The countdown to Antarctica continues…


I’m excited about the race in Antarctica and the challenge of raising R250 000 for a Greenpeace Africa solar energy project, and encourage you to support my efforts and the work of Greenpeace Africa!

Please make a donation and encourage others to do the same.

“Together we can make a difference!”

Follow updates about my preparations for The Last Desert Race, and work with Greenpeace Africa, on Facebook and Twitter, my daily blog, and via Greenpeace Africa’s  various online platforms.


About David Barnard

This blog site covers my runs through the deserts of the world in support of social causes and campaigns dedicated to development issues in Africa. My next run is the 250km Big Red Run in Australia from 24-29 June 2017 in support of the Hippo Water Roller.
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