Hit the road and make a difference!
Posted by Peter MUIR
Here is a message from DB based organisation Life Cycle, whose aim is to help everyday people break the chains of poverty and slavery about an upcoming event. You need to be over 16 to join, and will need to get your parents to sign a waiver. AN easy step to getting involved in a good cause!
When; 10;00am, Saturday the 1st of March,
Where; Meet at the Bobby London Inn, Tai Po (cnr Kwong Fuk Rd and Tung Cheung St). The ride will take you round the scenic areas of the New Territories and bring you back at around 4pm.
ENTRY BY DONATION – 100% of money raised will be forwarded on. (see below for info on the NGOs)
Difficulty getting a bike there? No problem, bikes can be hired at the meeting area for $90 (if it’s difficult to get yours there.)
Here’s who you’ll be helping…
1. Who Will Village – An alternative to orphanages, a school and village set up on 2ha dedicated to the care of disadvantaged and orphaned children and poor Cambodian communities. www.whowill.org
2. The Cambodia Charitable Trust – Breaking the poverty cycle and transforming lives by working with local schools and communities to identify what their priorities are. www.cambodiatrust.org.nz
3. Sala Bai Hotel and Restaurant School – Lowering the risk of trafficking for young disadvantaged Cambodians by providing free training for in hospitality industry.www.salabai.com
4. Hagar International – Restoring wholeness to the lives of women and children that have been torn apart by human rights abuse.www.hagarinternational.org