Footprints In The Himalayas
OutdoorUAE|May - August 2018

In April, Gulf for Good took two groups of challengers trekking in the Himalayas: one to Bhutan with British adventurer Adrian Hayes, and the other to the Gokyo Lakes in the Everest region.

Kasia Komorowska and Laura Al Watyan

They battled the unseasonal elements, camped in near freezing temperatures, took on an epic 1,000m climb in one day, and reached altitudes of 5300m+. Here, 2 fearless young women share their experiences.

“Who can make this world a better place if not our children? Unfortunately many of them all over the world do not get a quality education where they can learn and develop.

The above statement is the main reason why I decided to climb the Everest Mountains with Gulf for Good and help raise funds to support Street Child Nepal to improve the education system in the Brick Kiln Community in Kathmandu. I truly believe in the power of education to help fight poverty, so it was an easy decision to participate in the challenge. I thought, what is better than testing myself while contributing to a great cause.

G4G provided a fantastic opportunity to be a part of this amazing experience. The organisation’s support prior to the event was terrific. They made sure to accommodate all of our needs and have done so much for various charities across the world. The motivation, help and hospitality of our trek leader, guides and porters was exceptional.

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