THREE kind-hearted sisters have raised funds for asylum seekers and refugees.

Betsy, Daisy and Tilly Lognonné, of Prudhoe, were so moved by watching the scenes from Afghanistan on television they decided to set themselves a series of challenges for Action Foundation.

Action Foundation supports migrants on Tyne and Wear through a free English language school, housing projects, a digital inclusion project and twice-weekly drop-ins.

Daisy (8) was the first to complete her challenge – a kitchen danceathon which lasted two hours.

She said her aim was "to raise money for people who are not safe in their country and to make them feel so welcome in their new home when they get here".

Tilly (5) took on a golf challenge at Matfen Hall’s Golf Academy with dad Richard.

10-year-old Betsy set her sights on conquering a mountain – taking on the might of 1,329 ft (405m) Helm Crag, near Grasmere in the Lake District.

Betsy said: "I hope we can raise lots of money to help refugee children and grown-ups. People can’t help where they are born and this could have been you or me.

"I have always wanted to climb a mountain and it’s even better now that I am doing it for such a good reason."

Mum Sam said she and Richard were really proud of their daughters.

Abi Walker, fundraising and grants officer for Action Foundation, said the Lognonné girls were the charity’s youngest fundraisers.

“Everyone at Action Foundation is just so touched by the girls’ generosity of spirit,” Abi said. “People have been so moved by what’s happened in Afghanistan and these girls are a shining example of how, no matter how old we are, we can all help make a difference to the lives of those fleeing persecution.

“They are true fundraising superstars, who set out to raise £100 but have already raised six times that. We’d really love to see them reach £1,000 so if anyone would like to sponsor them, their fundraising page remains open at https://www.goldengiving/fundraising/LognonneGirls.”