Weʼve raised £120 to fund my World Challenge Expedition to the Indian Himalayas which comprises a 140km trek and charity work in local village communities.
- Indian Himalayas
- Local community
- Time left
- Funded on Monday, 23rd January 2017
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With your help, I am aiming to achieve the total cost of my World Challenge Expedition to the Indian Himalayas, through a variety of sponsored fundraising events, such as the “Tough Mudder” Mud Run: which involves running for 10-12miles with over 20 obstacles throughout the duration of the course.
During the expedition I will be working with my team, from Bromsgrove School, to undertake the Kaza-Kafnu trek, which reaches passes of up to 4,680m and is over 140km long. This high altitude trek goes through the stark moonscapes of the Spiti and Pin Valleys into the meadows, pastures and forests of Kinnaur. Throughout this trek I will be able to experience local culture first hand, experience the strong Buddhist presence within the valley and visit a Tibetan monastery.
The project phase of my trip (up to two weeks) will be an incredible opportunity to immerse myself in Indian culture and provide support to local Rajastani communities. This support may involve a variety of different tasks such as educational or renovation work e.g. improving rundown bathrooms or kitchens, painting a nursery with colourful and educational murals, teaching, organising sports, or even installing much needed facilities for a local community or school. During this community project I endeavour to help to improve the lives of local residents and help to broaden the access to education for local children. Everyone has a right to education and community projects like this help to provide access to those in need.
‘One’s destination is never a place but a new way of seeing things’- Henry Miller
Thank you for reading about my trip. If you have any spare change please donate.
Chris Perry6 months ago
Thanks everyone for donating it is much appreciated, I don't know what I would do without good friends like you!!
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Sep 27, 2016
Go for it Chris
Mike & Gilly
Sep 26, 2016
Good luck Chris, sounds like a fab trip.
Sep 26, 2016
Good luck CJ
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With your help, I am aiming to raise £3,800 for my World Challenge Expedition to the Indian Himalayas. The duration of my trip is 32 days and comprises a 140km trek trough the Himalayas and charity work in local communities to improve infrastructure and access to education.
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