Raid Brussels-Saigon 2014

By: City Pass Guide

Raid Brussels-Saigon 2014

Mekong 5Pedal, discover the world and support projects of Mekong Plus. A formidable sportive adventure, an out of common challenge, to live as a team, as a family, in an attempt to meet many different cultures, filled in by a mission with humanitarian purpose.

The total amount obtained is destined for the Mekong Plus project.

Mekong Plus is an organisation active in Vietnam and Cambodia with 3 main keys underlie each action :

✓✓ Focus on the poorest, living with less than 30 cents/day/pers.

✓✓ Work with the full partaking of everybody.

✓✓ Undertake low cost, long lasting actions.

Some examples of actions:mekong 4

50€ offers the opportunity for a family to access to microcredit.

80€ finance the construction of wells and latrines.

100€ covers employment training in Mekong Quilts.

178€ covers a para-veterinary training.

570€ finance the education of a class of 30 students.

1780€ to train 10 village technicians.

 
Discover all the projects of Mekong Plus on http://www.mekongplus.org/en/?lang=en

Each team undertakes to collect € 10,000 to support the community development projects of Mekong Plus.

The teams:

  • you constitute your team (friends, working, colleagues, family)mekong velo
  • you choose your preferred lap
  • you find together a name for your team
  • each team prepares and finances his trip in autonomous way: flights, itinerary, departure date (between April and November 2014)
  • each team will receive a Bamboo bike “symbol of the raid”
  • the organizing committee undertakes to coach each team leader
  • every candidate enrolls with his team chief who informs the organizing committee
  • each team can benefit from the expertise of two experienced cyclists: Lucas de Mot and Christophe Petit
  • every candidate adheres to the philosophy and signs an agreement (that includes responsibility acceptance)

Mekong Plus aContact:

via internet : http://www.mekongplus.org/en/help/in-belgium/432-raid-brussels-saigon.html

email : claire.thibaut@mekongplus.org

post : Mékong Plus asbl - Av. des 4 Bonniers, 6 - 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve

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