In the spotlight: Gavin

Some of our customers who are already supported by the Pietermaritzburg Mental Health Society, have shared their stories over time. We are inspired by these individuals and, in turn, share their dreams, aspirations and wishes as a reminder of our commitment to transforming the lives of people living with learning disability and mental illness in South Africa. In

New mental health rights proposed by minister

Proposals to give more rights to people with intellectual disabilities, autism and mental health conditions in the UK are to be unveiled by the government.  Speaking recently, the Care minister Norman Lamb said the changes would put people in charge of their care, and promote community support as an alternative to hospital. He also admitted  many

A new National Housing Programme for Special Needs Housing

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The 2011 census figures show a national disability prevalence rate of 7.55%, excluding children under 5 and those with psychosocial and neurological impairments. The Department of Human Settlements and Social Development have joined forces to investigate the mandate / obligation for the provision of capital for special needs housing facilities in South Africa, and to

Presenting our vision at SA steering committee

In February this year, Climb Any Mountain was invited to present our vision for those with learning disability to a special Steering Committee in South Africa, co-chaired by the National Departments of Human Settlements and Social Development. This is a huge accomplishment for us, as we continue to work towards transforming the services for those with

Win an Ion camera worth £300 in our Christmas raffle

A top of the range camera, an exclusive weekend bag and the most fabulous gift box of pampering products to relax you from top to toe, are on offer in the Climb Any Mountain Christmas Raffle. Tickets are just £1.00 each and are available until midnight on Wednesday 18 December 2014. The draw takes place

Young people with intellectual disabilities impact the UN

This article has been reproduced from a press release issued by Inclusion Europe, an association of people with intellectual disabilities and their families across Europe. Started in 1988, the organisation fights for equal rights for people with intellectual disabilities and their families across all walks of life. For us at Climb Any Mountain, it resonates with

Dynamic team raises £1300 at Eton Dorney

  On 28 September 2014, we were represented by a small but dynamic force at the Gatorade Eton Dorney Triathlon. Friends of Climb Any Mountain came together to fundraise for the Transitional Living Centre (TLC) – the first of its kind being built in South Africa. For many, it was their first ever triathlon! Sporting bright

Gatorade Eton Dorney Triathlon

Looking for a new fitness challenge? Race for Climb Any Mountain at the Gatorade Eton Dorney Triathlon on 28 September 2014! All funds raised will go directly to build a Transitional Living Centre (TLC) in South Africa. The TLC is the first step of an incredible project that enables those with intellectual disabilities and mental illness

Join us in our 10km run challenge

Finsbury Park 10 km Challenge  Sunday 11th May 2014 at 11.00am The Climb Any Mountain 10km challenge is for people at all fitness and experience levels who want to train for their goals in a fun, safe and supportive environment. Beginners and experienced athletes alike will be given professional coaching as part of a team

TLC Gala Dinner and Auction 2013 update

Last month Climb Any Mountain held their inaugural Gala Dinner and Auction to raise awareness and funds for the Transitional Living Centre initiative that will transform the services for people with intellectual disability and mental illness across South Africa. At around 7.00pm on Friday the 25th October over one hundred and twenty guests descended on the

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