GEF Safari Race Series

The GEF Safari Series, licensed by Scottish Athletics, gives runners the chance to compete over 3 different distances whilst also receiving a unique Kenyan safari animal medal at each event.  The 2022 series raised an incredible £5,287 through the Drum Property Prime Four 3k, Mel's Union Street Mile in association with Celebrate Aberdeen and Baker...

Ladies Lunch

Our inaugural Ladies Lunch, kindly headline sponsored by The Property Duo, took place at Union Kirk in Aberdeen on Fridy 16th September 2022 and raised an incredible £10,000! With a focus on female empowerment, the room was full of 130 strong women who were all there to support girls and women in Kenya who, due to...

Quiz nights

Our quarterly quiz nights in Aberdeen are a chance to get your friends together for a bite to eat and a bit of fun while raising money for kids in Kenya and Aberdeenshire. The first in our series of four GEF quizzes, sponsored by Ledingham Chalmers Solicitors, took place at the Ashvale Restaurant in Feb 2019...

Charity of the Year

Choose Gathimba Edwards Foundation (GEF) as your Charity of the Year and help us make a very real difference to children in Kenya and Aberdeenshire. Why Gathimba Edwards Foundation? We were first set up to give kids in Kenya a chance. With numerous projects across Kenya our aim is to help disadvantaged children get a...

GEF Dinners

Our biennial fundraising dinners offer inspiring speakers, great food, live music, unique prizes and more. To date, they have raised at total of £141,760 which has helped us to support 500 children through education, build 50 houses, start 40 business/farming projects and run a psychosocial support. Speakers have included inspirational mountaineer Jamie Andrew, former world...

Group Presentations

Gideon Gathimba and Myles Edwards have shown what can be achieved when you have a desire and determination to change the lives of others. We would welcome the opportunity to share our story and show how what we have learned and achieved can be applied to any area of life. Myles’ talk “Running for your...

Two Feet Business Start Ups

Gathimba Edwards Foundation was initially set up to provide education and shelter for children and their families.  However, following community engagement we decided that we wanted to do more in assisting families to become self sufficient. With this in mind we developed the Two Feet business start-up initiative which has so far enabled 40 families...

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