WE'RE LINKING COMMUNITIES
MOUNTAIN BIKES TO BE SHIPPED TO LESOTHO
Lesotho is one of the heroes of the Second World War.
In 1940 Britain was on the brink of invasion.
At this critical time the Kingdom of Lesotho
(formerly known as Basutoland) presented
Britain with twenty-four Spitfire fighter aircraft, sufficient to equip two entire RAF squadrons.
This was a disproportionately generous
contribution from a Commonwealth country the size of Wales with a population of only 400,000 people.
No. 72 (Basutoland) Squadron is one of the
relatively few Second World War squadrons that are still in existence.
First a short history lesson
international aid is not a one way street
that's why we are saying . . . .
Liverpool Heartbeat are collecting mountain bikes with the help of MERSEYSIDE POLICE.
These bikes will form the focus of a bike maintenance and ride techniques program for young people.
After which, the bikes are to be shipped to Lesotho by Spitfire Heritage Trust for distribution around the mountain villages by their LESOTHO SKY partners.
We have an amazing oportunity to work with young people from our region, to develop practical bike maintenance skills as well as learning to ride and compete as a team and to be
inspired by the...
LESOTHO SKY 2016 MOUNTAIN BIKE
Race in Lesotho Africa....!