We are Imran and Jon, two friends who plan to cycle over 13,000 miles from the French coast, across the entire width of the Eurasian landmass to Singapore unsupported, it will be the single biggest challenge we can expect to face in our lifetime. The journey is long and is laced with inherent hardships, but it has so many positive aspects. The most notable of these is the help it will provide to people who have to struggle to access clean drinking water, something we take for granted in developed countries. The worthy charity we have chosen to support with the aid of this journey is Charity Water. An organization saving lives and providing access to independence and livelihood through access to life’s most basic essential of clean drinking water.
Many of us have no idea what it's like to be truly thirsty. We have plenty of water to drink -- even the water in our toilets is clean!
But many people around the world don’t have that luxury. Every day, 5,000 kids die from water-related illnesses before they reach their fifth birthday. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There are simple solutions like drilled wells, spring protections and BioSand filters that help provide clean water to communities around the world.
We started this fundraising campaign to help charity: water build these types of projects around the world, and at the end of April 2013 we will start our awareness journey in the C2B project www.cycling-C2B.org raising awareness and looking for anyone who can help us.
Please donate to our campaign -- anything you can give is a huge help.