Boy who asks friends to donate instead of buying gifts

  • 31 January 2013
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Thirteen-year-old Charlie has not had a birthday present since he was six, instead he asks people to donate money to charity.

The money he has raised helps feed thousands of children in the African country of Malawi.

By giving up his birthday presents and taking part in charity cycle rides, Charlie's raised over £21,000!

And now, he's been to see for himself how the money is helping.