A good friend of mine, Dann, together with his team will go to Amazon and distribute shoes to the Amazon kids. More details below about this charity. You can donate HERE. If you wish to donate via paypal, please contact me at do8urself{at}gmail{dot}com.

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Dann and Team’s Campaign Details

I’m going to volunteer for World Youth Day in Rio De Janeiro on July 15 to July 28. Before going there I decided to make an adventure trip to Amazon not as a tourist but a mission vojage to meet the native community and stay with them for 2 days. I convinced a friend to go with me on this trip and we are excited to explore the amazonas but most of all to reach out to the native community and help.

Details:

July 9 Fly from Bogota to Leticia

July 10 Boat to Amazon village and stay overnite

July 11 Distribution of School Shoes to Children

Why reach out?

A colombian friend of mine told me about her experience with the community and they brought with them school supplies, but she told me that the community needs school shoes since during the coming rainy season they get easily sick since they dont have shoes to go to school. We have local contact in the Amazon who gave us the shoe sizes of the children and we are taking all the necessary precautions and needed vaccine for this trip.

Costs?

Each shoes costs around $15-20USD, we plan to buy them in Bogota before flying to Leticia on July 9, and will be going to take a boat to the amazon, will be hiking for 4 hours to reach the village, will sleep in a hammock for the nite. It will be an exciting journey and we want you to be part of this trip and make your help reach directly to the children.

All the money raise will go to the purchase of shoes and logistics costs.i just target $1100 (to cover for 50 shoes) we are also going to raise funds locally in Bogota and used shoes will be accepted too. Total amount needed is $2500, any excess amount will be used to buy school supplies and some meal when we do the turnover on July 11.

Updates?

We will post and share the photos and recognize your suppport. This is a personal initiative and as days are coming we do hope get some local partner to support. From time to time will get you posted on this event through Facebook event page and also in my travel website www.WanderingDann.com

I am paying for my flights and accommodations for this trip, so all the amounts raised will be intended for this project and the isolated amazon community.

After reaching out in the Amazon, will continue to volunteer for Rio de Janeiro on July 14 to 28 and then on October will be volunteering in an non profit community in Peru.

Here are my other non profit organizations based in the Philippines that you might be interested to help.

Raise A Village Project www.ravpo.com

The Kindred Nomad Project www.dkindproject.org

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