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    Weʼve raised £960 to help rebuild the facilities of Yumany the community school at the Isle of the Sun, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia

    London, United Kingdom
    Funded on Tuesday, 3rd October 2017

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    Mountain Devils Challenge

    Back in June 2003, a bunch of friends succeeded to climb Huayna Potosi mountain (6088 m) in La Paz Bolivia in aid of the victims of the landslide which destroyed the mining town Chima in the same province.

    This time, and after 12 years, some of the original members of the pack will take the challenge to climb the majestic Ilimani (6438 m) with two tangible important purposes:

    1. Raise awareness of climate change and its devastating impact on glaciers of the Andean chains

    2. Rebuild the toilets facilities of Yumany, a small community school, based at the heart of the Titicaca Lake – the island of the sun.

    Why

    Simply because we only have one world and it is our utmost duty to protect the environment while we still can.

    Based on the uncontested evidence of scientific reports, the Andean glaciers are melting rapidly with disastrous consequences to the environment.

    We can only do what it is our hands to help to slow down this irreversible process and hand over a healthy planet to our future generations.

    How

    The challengers will complete the task by summiting Illimani and the proceeds of the charity fund raising events and activities will allow them rebuild the new facilities at the Yumany Community School this autumn 2017.

    When

    A series of fund raising events are going to take place in June, July and August 2017 in the build up to the climb which will be on 9th September 2017 and at the return of the climbers in October and November 2017.

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      24

      • Matt F

        Matt F

        Sep 23, 2017

        Fantastic effort and cause. Best wishes

        £10.00

      • Magda Konecka

        Magda Konecka

        Sep 19, 2017

        :-) good luck!

        £20.00

      • Felix Mendoza

        Felix Mendoza

        Sep 3, 2017

        Querido GonzyTe deseamos sure en tu viaje.Saludos Moises & familia

        £30.00

      • Yuvinka RH

        Yuvinka RH

        Aug 31, 2017

        Enjoy this experience and I hope to hear from you soon.Mucho apoyo con la causa!

        £50.00

      • Yayi Gonzalez

        Yayi Gonzalez

        Aug 31, 2017

        Nuestra colaboración.

        £5.00

      • Claudia Lundie

        Claudia Lundie

        Aug 31, 2017

        What a great cause. Good luck Victor!

        £20.00

      • HK Chohan

        HK Chohan

        Aug 31, 2017

        Best wishes to you and I truly hope that your efforts improve the lives of the students :) x

        £50.00

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      Victor Alarcon

      Victor Alarcon

      London, United Kingdom

      In September 2017, a group of amateur mountaineers will climb the Illimani mountain (6,438 m) in , Bolivia, to raise awareness on Climate Change and to raise funds in aid of a community school in the Isle of Sun at the heart of the Titicaca Lake.

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