An energetic fundraiser will be held in Austinmer later this month that will see Andrew Wade climb Sublime Point twenty times in one week- which is the equivalent height of Africa’s Mt Kilamanjaro.
It’s the second year he’s made the massive commitment, to raise money for Forever Projects in Tanzania, so Wadey will be up and down a few times every day between September 23 and 29.
“Forever Projects gives hope, empowerment, and dignity to Tanzanian women,” he says. “The quality of life is improved for the entire family. It’s a broad project that creates a sustainable solution to poverty.
“In Tanzania, there are 3.1 million orphans. 20 women die in childbirth every day, leaving behind 20 newborns who now need an alternative supply of milk. The best option when a mother’s milk isn’t available is formula milk. One tin costs an entire weeks wage for the average Tanzanian. This is simply unattainable for a family who earns less than 20 cents a day. So families are forced to either watch their newborn die or abandon them as the only hope of survival. It costs $1200 to work with a family for 12 months, after which, they are self sustainable, and able to care for their children into the future.”
So committed to the cause is ‘Wadey’ and his family, they all made a trip to Tanzania earlier this year, to help where they could.
“We spent time with the Forever Projects crew at their base in Mwanza, giving our kids the chance to build relationships with kids who have no opportunity in life.”
They also made one of the greatest travel videos of all time. You can have a look at that on our Facebook page
A massive supported of Forever Projects is Austinmer’s Tibra Foundation, which has pledged $50,000 to the cause.
Wadey’s Austimanjaro fundraising target is $10,000 and donations are already pouring in.
You can support his efforts HERE