READ Foundation is organising a Hiking event on Margalla Hills. This is the 2nd hiking event with a noble cause of providing quality education to orphan children in remote areas of Pakistan and Azad Kashmir. The event will take place on March 25, 2017, at 10:00 am.
Anyone between the ages of 14 – 65, who is physically fit to participate and is interested in taking up the challenge of hiking 5 km round trip on the scenic tracks of Margalla Hills. To find out more information about this hike, trail and tips on fitness and participation, please contact organisers.
The Hiking track is around 5,000 meters (5 km – round trip) in Margalla Hills. The purpose of this hike is to raise funds for the education of orphans. The minimum fundraising target per participant is Rs. 5,000 (your 1 step means 1 rupee contribution towards orphans’ education).
All the money raised through this initiative will be spent for the educational needs of 8,760 orphan children currently studying in READ Foundation schools. A donation of Rs.20,000/- enables us to support an orphan child for his/her whole year educational needs and Tuition Fee, while a small donation of Rs.5,000/- can provide an orphan child with basic educational kit (incl. uniform, books and stationery) to fulfil his/ her needs for initial 2-3 months.
If you are interested in participating in Hike2Educate, please contact our event organising team and obtain a registration form. You can register yourself by paying Rs.500/- as registration fee. Please deposit all collected donation to the organisers before the event.