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Project helping vulnerable people by taking them surfing gets £20k donation

A charitable trust has agreed to donate £20,000 to The Wave Project to run a series of‘beach school’ courses for Cornish children who are struggling at school.

Credit: The Wave Project

The Buffini Chao Foundation, agreed to provide the funding after reading about the Wave Project in a leaflet during their annual holiday at Watergate Bay.

Their donation will enable the Cornwall-based charity to team up with 10 schools in Cornwall and offer a series of classes on the beach, which combine surfing with a specific subject area.

The charity’s core activity is to deliver therapeutic surfing courses and a surf club to socially isolated children. Credit: The Wave Project

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