Go barefoot and send out hope this New Year!

Enjoying a hearty meal with your loved ones is probably a must-do during Chinese New Year, but have you thought about spending a day out with them in the countryside this year?

Take your children, invite your relatives and co-workers to the Spring Charity Barefoot Walk for Children 2018. You will have a great time while doing something meaningful. All proceeds from this event will go to help South Sudanese children and families affected by the ongoing conflict in their country and provide them with much-needed basic necessities and food assistance.

Take your shoes off, experience what it feels like to live a displaced life, and bless the suffering children of South Sudan.

EVENT DETAILS

Date: 24 February 2018 (Saturday)
Venue: The Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club
Opening Ceremony: 10am


Categories:

Barefoot Walk

Time: 10am – 1:30pm

A 4km journey without shoes on to “experience” displacement of South Sudanese children. Check out the booths and activities after the walk to learn more about the challenging life of South Sudanese people.

Family Workshops

Time: 12 – 3pm

Take part in workshops to learn more about the lives of families displaced by war. Try building a simple makeshift tent and a latrine, and fetching water in the settlement.

Activity and minimum fundraising amount

  • Barefoot Walk: $1,000 (Include 2 adults & 2 members under 16)
  • Barefoot Walk + Family Workshops: $1,800 (Include 2 adults & 2 members under 16)


Barefoot Walk

Time: 10am – 1:30pm

A 4km journey without shoes on to “experience” displacement of South Sudanese children. Check out the booths and activities after the walk to learn more about the challenging life of South Sudanese people.

Capture a Moment in South Sudan

Time: 12 – 1:30pm

Use your imagination, let it guide you to the surroundings of the displaced and understand their plight.


Activity and minimum fundraising amount

Barefoot Walk + Capture a Moment in South Sudan: $6,000 (Include 10 members per team, family members of staff participants are welcome)


Barefoot Walk

Time: 10am – 1:30pm

A 4km journey without shoes on to “experience” displacement of South Sudanese children. Check out the booths and activities after the walk to learn more about the challenging life of South Sudanese people.


Minimum fundraising amount

$500


Application Deadline: 2 February 2018
First-come, first-served

Remarks:
  1. This event is not recommended for people with mobility disabilities.
  2. Each participant will be awarded a e-certificate. Awards will be given to top three fundraisers in each category. In the Corporate & Group category, the group with the highest number of participants will also be awarded.
  3. Limited parking space and free shuttle bus service between The Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club and Tseung Kwan O MTR station will be provided. Please refer to your confirmation letter of participation for details.



Current Situation

Since 2013, the ongoing conflict in South Sudan has thrown its people into a severe food crisis, forcing 3.9 million people to leave their homes, including 2 million displaced within the country. The conflict and extreme climate affected both people’s lives and agriculture, with as many as 6 million people across the country suffering from a lack of food.





Use of Funds

Funds raised in this event will go to support World Vision’s integrated health and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) projects in South Sudan that aim to assist children and families in need.

HK$6,000

can build a public latrine in a makeshift settlement

HK$1,800

can provide 3 months of food for 135 people (in partnership with World Food Programme)

HK$500

can provide containers to store water for 13 families






Last Year’s Donations

Funds raised from last year’s Walk have gone directly to humanitarian projects in South Sudan to provide displaced children and families with emergency food relief, sanitation facilities and agricultural development support. About 10,000 people have benefited from the programme.

Farmers received various types of seeds and resumed farming.

Upon completion of training, women were able to prepare nutritious meals for malnourished children.



The Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club offers all-round support for running the event by managing the activity and venue arrangement, and providing full financial support in transport, setup, refreshments, workshops and performance.

World Vision Hong Kong, incorporated with limited liability, is a Christian humanitarian organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty.
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