Weʼve raised £2,775 to ‘Chora Chori’ - a UK based charity which aims to confront violence and abuse against displaced and trafficked Nepali children.
- United Kingdom
- Funded on Thursday, 21st November 2019
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A fundraising appeal to raise funds for ‘Chora Chori’ - a UK based charity which aims to confront violence and abuse against displaced and trafficked Nepali children. To support our cause, we aim to complete the 3 peaks challenge under 24 hours in August 2019.
WHO ARE WE?
Deevas, Niten and Anish (D N A) – all three of us are sons of ex-British Army Gurkha servicemen. We will be joined by our friends Rob and Felix who will be taking part in this challenge with us. In short, we’re a group of friends, or ‘band of brothers’, who share values and passion for charity work, philanthropic ventures and outdoor fitness.
WHAT IS THE CHALLENGE?
Climbing the 3 highest peaks in the UK – Ben Nevis (Scotland), Scafell Pike (England) and Snowdonia (Wales), ascending a total of 3,064 m (10,053 feet)
Fully self-supported and doing the challenge with a 10 – 15 kg weighted rucksack
Total of 14 - 15 hours of hiking, and driving 462 miles (743 km)
All the above, under 24 hours!
WHO ARE WE FUNDRAISING FOR?
“ChoraChori” is the Nepali word for “children”. It is also the name of a UK registered charity that’s rescuing Nepal’s displaced and trafficked children from India.
According to UNICEF, 12,000 children are trafficked to India from Nepal every year. Most are destined for brothels; some are forced into bonded labour, marriage or even organ removal.
ChoraChori ‘s mission is to rescue Nepali children from abusive situations in Nepal and India, manages their trauma and reintegrates them with their families and communities. Where this is not possible, we provide for children’s care, education and training until they can look after themselves as young adults.
HOW CAN YOU HELP?
You can help us by donating online to our fundraising page, or offline by getting in touch with one of us. Your generosity and contribution will go a long way.
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Thank you for your love and support!
- 10 months ago
Nitendra Gurung10 months ago
On our way to Scotland. This lovely bank holiday traffic is slowing us down a bit but enjoying the journey non the less.
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Sep 7, 2019
D N A, for your effort and generosity to reach out to the chhorachhoris of Nepal. Well done. 😊🤗
Min and Poonam
Sep 4, 2019
Sep 3, 2019
Well done mate. A top effort
Bhim & Ramlaxmi Gurung
Sep 2, 2019
Well done Deevas & Team!
Mina Kumari Gurung
Sep 2, 2019
Aug 30, 2019
Good luck boys!
Aug 28, 2019
Hope it went well!
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