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Cycle Expedition Myanmar

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Geoff Rich

I'm volunteering my time for an important expedition seeking to provide much-needed improvements to healthcare in rural areas of Myanmar, and...

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I'm volunteering my time for an important expedition seeking to provide much-needed improvements to healthcare in rural areas of Myanmar, and to raise money for the leading UK architectural aid charity Article 25. 
Taking place over 14 days in November 2017, the expedition aims to raise over £100,000.  The journey will include 500 miles of cycling around the country from Yangon to Mandalay and back, passing via Yangon General Hospital, which is the site of the charity’s biggest project.

I'm joining the trip to assist with research of healthcare provision in remote communities, and to help find sustainable design solutions through collaborative work with local people. 

Your donation will go directly to Article 25 to help fund its essential future work in improving healthcare for local people in Myanmar.

If you'd like to check out my latest news on the trip you can visit my blog at

Thank you so much for your support - it is very much appreciated!

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Cycle Expedition Myanmar

Article 25 is organising a cycling expedition in Myanmar to carry out field research on Myanmar’s healthcare system, local architecture and building techniques; build local capacity and knowledge and raise funds for the charity.
Around 20 riders including engineers, architects, journalists and medical professionals in collaboration with Burmese professionals will go on the expedition in November 2017.
They will cycle 500 miles in 10 days around the country from Yangon to Mandalay and back.The combination of fundraising and carrying out valuable research makes this project unique and supports the development of the healthcare infrastructure in a country that is emerging from more than fifty years of military rule.

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04-November-2017 00:00  - 
18-November-2017 23:59

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Good luck Geoff
Donation by Peter Norris
on 16-10-2017
£5.00 gift aid
Good luck, Geoff, with a very worthwhile cause, and enjoy it as well.
Donation by Marion McClintock
on 14-10-2017
£5.00 gift aid
Pleased to support your inspirational venture. Enjoy the unique experience too!
Donation by M & D
on 11-10-2017
£25.00 gift aid
On yer bike Geoff! A great cause - well done!
Donation by Anonymous
on 10-10-2017
£12.50 gift aid
Very best of luck Geoff. Inspirational stuff once again for a very worthy cause.
Donation by Mark Todd
on 10-10-2017
£5.00 gift aid
Geoff - have a great ride, best of luck and stay safe.
Donation by Rufus Bird
on 10-10-2017
£7.50 gift aid
Good Luck Geoff. as cycling to MIPIM look like a quick weekend spin!
Donation by Ruairidh Jackson
on 10-10-2017
£12.50 gift aid
Good stuff Geoff Hope it goes well and you dont get stuck in the mud - too often!
Donation by Jonathan Hetreed
on 10-10-2017
£12.50 gift aid
Good luck Geoff, look forward to following the ride
Donation by Ceri (AHMM)
on 03-10-2017
£5.00 gift aid
Good luck with the ride!
Donation by Jonathan
on 24-09-2017
£2.50 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £1,645.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £1,645.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £1,887.50

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