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Campaign Description“Race for Water 2019” will be held on 9 March as a prelude to the “World Water Day”.
Participants are required to carry 5 liters of bottled water throughout the 15km, 30km or 42km trail. This campaign not only pose a physical challenge to racers, but also offers a first hand experience of the hardship and difficulties villagers have to face everyday to carry water from remote water source back home. By doing so, we aim to raise funds for various water projects which make clean water accessible to different communities.
We aim to raise HKD 4 million for building water storage facilities in arid regions of China, and purifying facilities in Nepal and Cambodia, in order to bring clean and safe water to over 5,000 people.
About A Drop of Life
Established in 1998, A Drop of Life is a Hong Kong registered NGO that strives to ensure the access to clean water and sanitation a reality for everyone.We strongly believe that access to safe and clean drinking water is our basic survival right, and is also the key to solving long term problems such as poverty and low education level.
We work according to our mandate of "passing our love and working for love". It is our strong belief that access to clean water should be the basic right for everyone's survival, and is also the key solution to issues such as low education rate and poverty. At the same time, A Drop of Life is actively involved in formulating plans for poverty alleviation, disaster relief, and school rebuild etc. We aim to give hope to those in need from life to livelihood.
In Hong Kong, we show our love and concert to underprivileged groups by organizing charity visits and goodie bag distribution events. To date, over 4.7 million people has benefited from the work of A Drop of Life.
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