Walking in their footsteps: Teenager walks 10 miles to school every day for children in Kenya

  • Video report by Ryan Dollard

A teenager from Cumbria is hoping to change the lives of children in the developing world by walking in their footsteps.  

While education is a basic right in the UK, in parts of Africa it's a privilege. And those that are lucky enough often have to walk miles everyday to get there. 

Isaac Pullan, an 18-year-old student at Ullswater Community College, is waking up before dawn every working day this month to walk ten miles to school.

His efforts have raised nearly £1,500 for the African Promise Charity - which works with primary schools in rural Kenya to improve facilities such as access to clean water, a lunchtime meal and learning materials