Friday, October 26, 2012

Join a Cause - Trailwalker 2013

Greeting from Team Mountain Girls!

No mountain is high enough and no valley low enough that the human spirit cannot conquer. Team 'Mountain Girls' is a tribute to that very spirit, scaling mountains and enduring one of the most hostile conditions or walking 100 kms in 48 hours beating the heat to support a cause.

India is no more fancied as a land of elephants and snake charmers. We have changed the tag of being an interesting nation to an important nation and are indeed the fastest growing economy in the world. We have made much progress as a nation BUT there is a HIMALAYAN gap when it comes to the education of the Girl Child. As Mahatma Gandhi said, 'If you educate a man, you educate an individual; if you educate a woman, you educate a family'. No nation can claim glory without its women being partners in its progress and society being inclusive where education and opportunities are not based on gender.

The challenge of inequality is indeed more challenging than any mountain or any valley, so come join us on our unique adventure of scaling mountains and walking the valley to create awareness and make a HIMALAYAN difference.

Strengthen our effort by helping us to raise funds for a cause.

Event                   : Oxfam Trailwalker 2013 - www.trailwalker.in
Event Date           25-27 January 2013
Challenge             : 100 kms l Team of 4 l 48 hours
Fund Target         INR 200000
Cause                  : Education
NGO                    : Oxfam India www.oxfamindia.org
Team Name         : Mountain Girls
Team                  : Kavitha Reddy, Jigna Modh, Deepica Rao, Kinnari Sathe
Uniqueness          : All Women Team
Challenge Target  : 100 kms in 29 hours (Trailwalker 2012 we completed 100 kms in 32.5 hours)

Visit http://www.trailwalker.in/civicrm/pcp/info?reset=1&id=75#.ULW852daHWI 

Contribute generously (tax exempted under 80G), kindly send in your contributions by Cheque/DD/PO in favor of Oxfam India before 15th December 2012.

Our Address: Kavitha Reddy, # 227, 31st Main, 7th Cross, Sector-1, HSR Layout, Bangalore - 560102

About Oxfam Trailwalker

Oxfam Trailwalker is the world's greatest team challenge to overcome poverty and injustice. With teams of 4 required to walk (or run) 100 km in 48 hours, it is a test of physical endurance, mental strength and team spirit. Oxfam Trailwalker is a global phenomenon which started as a training exercise for the Gurkha Regiment in Hong Kong in 1981. Today, Oxfam Trailwalker is a global event with 15 events in 12 countries. Over the last 15 years, more than 32,000 teams have participated in Oxfam Trailwalker and raised over US$ 120 million for Oxfam's work globally. Such huge resources have helped Oxfam create a world of difference in the lives of the most marginalized communities across 100 countries.

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