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Fundraising for Christina Noble Childrens Foundation Limited

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  • Event: Mongol Rally 2006, 22 Jul 2006

Christina Noble Childrens Foundation Limited

The Christina Noble Children's Foundation is dedicated to serving children in need of emergency and long-term medical care, nutritional rehabilitation, educational opportunities, job placement and protecting those at risk of economic and sexual exploitation. The Foundation seeks to maximise the potential of each child.

Charity Registration No. 1007484

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How can one sum-up the Mongol Rally? 

The challenge: travel ¼ of the way around the earth, from London to Mongolia in any crap car that has an engine with no more than 1 ltr of power.   The rally is just over 8000 miles, it starts from London and finishes in the Mongolian capital of Ulaan Bataar about three weeks later.    The route is broken into three legs which vary in length, with an optional stop off at the end of each to catch some much needed rest.

Our car, Bonnie, carries the two of us and will not only be our mode of transport but also our home.     For the purposes of speed we are likely to be sleeping and driving in shifts. 

The back up team isn't just small, it doesn't exist!!  All entrants to the Mongol Rally must rely entirely on themselves,there is no carefully marked course,  fast cars, or even good cars!! There is also no guarantee we will arrive at our destination or that we will be safe.   Travelling light is the order of the day, we want to be as unladen as possible, so if we have to swap our broken car for a bicycle in the middle of the desert, we should be able to carry on with out much difficulty.  I repeat - there is no back up!!

Once (if) we arrive in Mongolia there are a number of options, we may have sell Bonnie for charity in Monoglia, but we are really hoping to be able to drive her back. 

The Mongol rally is a charity event raising money for some fantastic organisations. Thank you for visiting our fundraising page. Please dig deep and sponsor us online.

Donating through this site is simple, fast and totally secure. It is also the most efficient way to sponsor us: Send a Cow will receive your money faster and, if you are a UK taxpayer, an extra 28% in tax will be added to your gift at no cost to you.

So please sponsor us now! Many thanks for your support.

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 Jenny (Jackie) and Paul (Paul!!)

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