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CYCLE FOR BRIGHTER FUTURES

Estimated

400 MILLION

children in India UNICEF Approximately

62 MILLION

under 5yrs are malnourished World Bank Nearly

100 MILLION

under 16yrs are working ECPAT Absolutely

400 MILLION

children in India deserving a bright future FMNCH

S E R U T U F R E T BRIGH WITH MATT BRICE In 2012 I decided that I would cycle solo across India. It was something I had never imagined possible. I had nothing to loose and everything to gain so I gave it a go. Over a 6 month period I cycled 4000km from Delhi to Goa. It was an amazing journey full of challenges and rewarding experiences. This was my first visit to India. I was blown away by the generosity, kindness and love which the people showed toward me. Later in 2013 I will be returning to India to continue my journey to give something back. This time for a purpose where my expedition can bring benefit to the less fortunate children of India. My goal is to Cycle from Goa down to the southern tip of India then up the east coast through Kolkata and on to Varanasi. A grand total of 4300km.

The expedition will be fully funded by myself with all money raised going directly to the Australian Association of Forget Me Not Children’s Home Inc. www.forgetmenot.org.au This hard working little Aussie charity will then fund The Brighter Futures Education Centre in New Delhi, India. The Brighter Futures Education Centre is approved for and currently in the funding stage. This is where I need your help! The Brighter Futures Education Centre aims to provide for children from the slum fringe in Noida, New Delhi. The Centre’s function is to operate school readiness programs for the children where they can be taught basic classroom skills, participation, cooperation, art, music, and early literacy. All the requirements to enter formal schooling. The Centre will also work with families and local authorities to obtaining birth certificates for the children in preparation for formal school enrolment. I think this Centre is worth 4300kms of blood sweat and tears to secure a child’s educational future. I look forward to your generous support as we work together for Brighter Futures for the precious children of our world. HM

24 HERDMATTERS May 2013

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HERD MATTERS | VOLUME 1 | EDITION 001  

THE MAGAZINE TO INSPIRE TAKING ACTION IN YOUR LIFE FOR SELF AND HERD BECAUSE HERD MATTERS

HERD MATTERS | VOLUME 1 | EDITION 001  

THE MAGAZINE TO INSPIRE TAKING ACTION IN YOUR LIFE FOR SELF AND HERD BECAUSE HERD MATTERS

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