Weʼre raising £1,000 to help WASH, Rajasthan
- Vienna, AUT; Bratislava, SVK; Budapest, HUN; Zagreb, HRV; Ljubljana, SVN; Venice, ITA
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This summer I will be walking from Vienna to Venice; through 6 countries and covering over a 1000 kilometres. Although I will be walking the entirety of the journey, I will have friends joining me on the way, so please do feel free to support them too! The purpose of the walk is not merely to escape the reliance of one's automobile (although that will be nice), the real reason is centred around helping a super local initiative in Rajasthan (WASH, Rajasthan). The project not only hopes to bring sanitation and hygiene to schools and communities in Rural Rajasthan, India, but also strives to reduce health issues related to water-borne disease and poor sanitation, by:
1) Increasing and improving access to safe drinking water.
2) Improving water availability and management for agriculture.
3) Providing schools and communities water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) education & training.
4) Increasing school attendance, by providing adequate school WASH facilities for girls, as well as boys. Educating girls and women about menstrual health and introducing good practices.
5) Establishing a model for community WASH development that can be extended to other villages and areas, by engaging with district and local governments to establish self-help project management groups and providing training and support to local teams, to build knowledge and capacity.
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Jul 30, 2018
Jul 25, 2018
Looks like great fun! Keep up the good work! Matt & Steph
Jul 24, 2018
From everyone @ the Bomo Bunker fund raiser! Keep going! 😊
Jul 23, 2018
Well done Ella & Laura! What a wonderful thing you are both doing!
Jul 22, 2018
Jul 22, 2018
Well done Laura and Ella and Oliver of course!! X
Jul 20, 2018
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Vienna, AUT; Bratislava, SVK; Budapest, HUN; Zagreb, HRV; Ljubljana, SVN; Venice, ITA
This summer I will be walking for charity (Vienna to Venice -1000km - through 6 countries). I hope to raise money to help provide water, sanitation and hygiene to rural schools in Rajasthan, India. The project particularly focuses on enabling girls to stay in education.
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