As Compassion UK approaches 100,000 sponsored children from their UK office, they have now also announced an expansion to the recently launched and curiously named ‘Muskathlon’.
The Muskathlon will take place in May 2016 and is an endurance event for anyone who wants to get involved, whereby people raise sponsorship by running, cycling or trekking in a foreign country. The 2016 event is set to take place in Uganda where everyday people will have the opportunity to be a partof a once in a lifetime experience to do something quite extraordinary.
“The Muskthlon is an incredible opportunity for everyday people to change the lives of extraordinarychildren in Africa and beyond. People from all over the world are registering for the Ugandan Muskathlon in 2016. We’re excited to be partnering with such a diverse group of people in a challenge to change the world.
“At Compassion, we are passionate about empowering children, to reach their God-given potential. We connect a child living in the vulnerability of poverty with a sponsor [that] we introduce. This sponsorship ensures that each child is fed, educated and given any medical care they need and that they will be known, loved and protected at their local Compassion project. We’re asking anyone who shares this vision to get behind this campaign, dust off their running shoes and register for Muskathlon 2016,” said Rebekah Legg of Compassion UK.
“We know that what we do works; it transforms lives, communities and even nations. We’re always excited to take people to see the work on the ground, to meet the awesome project workers who daily support the children we work with, and, of course, to meet the phenomenal children we support. It’s a life changing experience,” said Compassion UK Director Justin Dowds.
So what is the entry criteria for this incredible event? If you would like to register for the challenge in Uganda in 2016 then Compassion UK are looking for people who can fundraise to sponsor 10 children or to raise £10,000 in support. The team at Compassion UK are always willing to discuss ways to help you fundraise and will be glad to speak with you about this.
If you are ready for the challenge or simply would like to learn more about the amazing work ofCompassion UK then please complete the enquiry form below and a member of the team will come back to you and provide you with all of the information that you need to take the next steps in this life changing journey.
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