Philip's London Marathon 2019
Please support ChoraChori by sponsoring me as I run the 2019 London Marathon to raise funds for the ChoraChori children's refuge in Kathmandu!
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I'll be running the London Marathon to raise funds for my charity's remarkable childcare and rehabilitation work in Nepal. We have rescued displaced and trafficked Nepalese children from India and child rape victims from Nepal itself. At our Kathmandu refuge we provide immediate medical care and trauma management to assist children with recovery and towards reintegration with their families and society. Where return to families is impossible (mainly due to safety reasons) we provide long term care, including education and training. Our local care staff and volunteers are passionate and committed, but we can't do any of this without funds to cover day to day running costs and that's why I need your help.
Specifically, I am aiming to raise £5,280 which is the annual cost of four additional carers that we need to recruit urgently to provide 24/7 one-to-one care to two little girls who are both child rape victims. Please be as generous as you can.
Virgin London Marathon 2019
Out of 414,000 applicants to the public ballot, I am one of the "lucky" 10% who secured a place in the 2019 London Marathon. I would not describe myself as a "runner", and at the grand old age of 59 I should probably have more sense than to be taking on 26.2 miles in whatever crazy weather conditions climate change throws at us on the day. But I am doing this to raise the funds that we so badly need.
Please be generous - it will encourage me along the way, also through the training that, done in isolation, is in many ways even tougher.
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