Project Dengke - Local hero riding a horse
One person cannot change the world
but we can change the world for one person

The people listed are patrons and trustees of the Care and Share Foundation not specifically Project Dengke

Patrons & Trustees

Honorary Patrons

  • Fiona Castle OBE
  • Stephen Dorrell
  • Andy Reed
  • Sir Ranulph Fiennes Bt OBE DSc
  • Commodore Mary Fagan JP
  • Edward Michael "Bear" Grylls
  • Baroness Caroline Cox
  • Doug Scott OBE MA
  • Sir Roger Sims JP
  • Sue Waddington
  • Sir Chris Bonnington CBE
  • Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope KCB OBE
  • Robin Oake
  • Debbie Flood

Former Honorary Patrons

  • Roy Castle OBE
  • Lady Margaret Martin
  • Timothy Brooks DLitt JP
  • Sir Andrew Martin KCVO OBE
  • Sir Dennis Rooke OM CBE FRS FREng


  • Prof. M. O. W. Richardson MBE (Chairman)
    • Emeritus University Professor
  • Captain R. Watson Master
    • Mariner/Ferry Captain Rtd.
  • Mr John M. Whatmore
    • TV Producer/Company Director
  • Prof. C. Garner
    • University Professor
  • Mr Glyn Davies
    • Administrator/Project Manager
  • John Glasby

NB. CSF as such does not run, manage or have responsibility for projects receiving donations although its officials do have a prayerful interest in what is achieved.

Friendship Centre

The International Friendship Centre is established in the heart of Dengke to better enable teams in aiding and assisting the locals through the provision of improved facilities: a place to see patients, welcome friends and visitors, provide teaching and training, and serve as accommodation for the teams of volunteers.

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Dengke is a small rural town on the banks of the River Yangtze, hidden away on the Tibetan Plateau in Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan, China.

The remoteness, isolation and surrounding mountainous area bring many challenges for locals.

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