GULF FOR GOOD
KIBSONS CHARITY CHALLENGE - MACHU PICCHU 2023
7th to 16th July 2023
Kibsons challengers will take part in hiking the legendary Inca Trail trail, whilst enjoying cultural visits along the way and marveling at the stunning Machu Picchu in the panoramic Andes Mountains.
Chicuchas Wasi began in 1987, focusing on the society’s tolerated human rights violations of the many abandoned children, as young as 6 years old, surviving alone on the streets of Cusco, Peru. Chicuchas Wasi created a safe house that includes nutrition, healthcare, schooling, life skills, and much more.
Chicuchas Wasi School for Girls provides free, primary education, emphasizing on personal development, empowerment, and academics. They stress personal values, integrity, self-esteem, and social responsibility for an adult life of quality, dignity, gender equality, and financial independence. Chichuchas Wasi School maintains a big presence in the community with cultural celebrations, supporting social issues and women's issues, and spreading the value and importance of education for girls.
The school currently does not have an indoor facility larger than a classroom to host events, sports, theatre presentations, or otherwise. The goal is to fundraise to build a dry multipurpose room for such activities.
Chicuchas Wasi, Peru
Each participant is tasked with raising a minimum of AED5,000 (USD1,360) to support this project and, together, change the lives of these children and families.
This challenge is held in association with the local not-for-profit Gulf for Good, whose purpose is to change the lives of underprivileged children around the world.
The breakdown of how donations are distributed is as follows:
- 75% of funds raised go to the Chicuchas Wasi, Peru
- 15% of funds raised go to Gulf for Good (a not-for-profit in the UAE and registered UK charity) for their sustainability
- 10% of funds raised go to International Humanitarian City for their emergency response work
To learn more about Gulf for Good and what we do: Gulf for Good
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