Weʼre raising £6,000 to Help fund a vehicle that will be driven to Mongolia and donated to Go Help.
- Pontypridd, Hampton Court, Tunbridge Wells, Ulaanbaatar!
- Health and medical
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In a mad moment, we have decided to spend a large chunk of our 30th year travelling from England to Mongolia overland!
Whilst we are planning on having an epic adventure, we are also using this as an opportunity to spread the love and do some good. We will be purchasing a vehicle here in the UK which we will donate to Go Help charity once we are in Mongolia. The vehicle will be used either as an emergency vehicle or put to another good use for the charity. As none of us own an emergency vehicle at present, we will be fundraising enough money to buy one to donate.
All fuel, food, accommodation and travel costs on the journey will be covered by ourselves. The funds raised will go towards the cost of purchasing the vehicle itself, spare parts to take with us and servicing before we go. We hope you can support us with even a small donation towards our goal!
Paul, Tom and Katie. We all met at sixth form college and we will be undertaking this mammoth journey together in the same vehicle.
Ultimately we'd love to receive a donated ambulance (or purchase a heavily discounted one), though as ambulances are fairly pricey, we are aiming for another useful vehicle the charity needs, such as a Pickup, which are ideal on the rural steppe terrain in Central Asia.
We will leave in July 2018 and aim to arrive in Mongolia by September 2018.
We will be travelling through France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Serbia, Bulgaria, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Russia and Mongolia. (subject to change depending on the inevitable visa hold ups and car breakdowns!)
Go Help's research has found that there is a shortfall of around 100 ambulances in Mongolia alone. Of those ambulances that are there, many are in poor condition and not able to handle the terrain and therefore not able to reach people in need. We hope to be a tiny tiny part in changing that as well as supporting their fantastic literacy and kids programmes.
So in summary, partly for the epic adventure and partly for the good cause. But most importantly...
WHY THE HECK NOT??? :)
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Jan 14, 2018
Always look on the bright side of life- Monty python. Whenever you in a bit of a sticky wicket! Good Luck
Jan 10, 2018
I hope you guys can add Mr Bombastic to your list because it puts anyone in a great mood! Hope it goes well :) x
Jan 10, 2018
I would like to add:Wrecking ball - in honour of Tom Taylor swift - shake it off
Dec 30, 2017
Good luck and enjoy!
Dec 27, 2017
Fantastic effort guys! Much love and admiration from Aus x
Dec 1, 2017
Nov 10, 2017
I look forward to following you guys on your adventure! I hope you make it there safely and have loads of fun on the way 😊✌🏻
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Team Yes We Khan
Pontypridd, Hampton Court, Tunbridge Wells, Ulaanbaatar!
3 friends driving from the UK to Mongolia and having some epic adventures along the way, whilst at the same time raising money and donating a vehicle to charity.
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