Together with 25 dutch volunteers we are going to Nepal in November on a 5 day trek in the Annapurna mountain range. We will visit Simavi’s projects in Kohalpur and Kapilvastu and see the benefit of the funds we will raise. Nepal has the highest maternal mortality rate in Asia. For every 10,000 births, 259 mothers die. Of every 1,000 babies born in Nepal, 21 die. Compare that with the infant mortality rate in the Netherlands: 3 per 1,000 births. Luckily the solution is simple, and with your money we can make it happen! Simavi’s projects are focused on hygiene, toilets and clean water in the poorest part of the country. We will pay for our own trip and expenses.
When I heard that the Simavi foundation was organising this trip I did not have to think for a long time. Who does not want to help people in need especially children. This is a great opportunity for me to make a difference. It won’t be easy to raise the 3000 euros but this actually inspired me as well. I am in good health and capable of taking action!