Julie Binnington, an Isle of Wight (an Island in UK) woman, will be challenging herself to a pier-to-pier swim to raise funds for an Ethiopian orphan.
Julie Binnington will be swimming from Sandown to Shanklin on the 6 August.
In 2008, Julie Binnington volunteered at an Ethiopian orphanage and has since kept in touch with Centi, one of the girls she met there.
Centi has now since left the institution to study to become a nurse. However, in order for her to continue with her studies she is in desperate need of financial support.
The stretch of water measures 1.8km and the tradition dates back to 1952 when fisherman challenged each other.
Julie Binnington is determined to raise £2,000 to keep Centi in her nursing studies.
Source: Isle of Wight News
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