• 18th June 2017

Walking in Marianne’s Footsteps

Walking in Marianne’s Footsteps

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Date(s) - 18/06/2017
10:00

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Join us for a fun filled family day in Richmond Park to support MicroLoan Foundation, a local charity based in Brentford.

What: 10km walk for the whole family
When: Sunday 18th June 2017, 10:00
Where: Richmond Park, Sheen Gate
Price: £25 adults, children under the age of 15 go free

Walking in Marianne’s Footsteps will be taking place in the beautiful Richmond Park this year, so why not bring the whole family to show your support and fundraise for MicroLoan Foundation. There will be quizzes and snacks for everyone to enjoy. We’ll be providing you with a Chitenge (African batik wrap) with every registration and will be asking everyone to wear them on the day.
For fundraising ideas for the whole family check out the website: https://www.microloanfoundation.org.uk/events/walking-in-mariannes-footsteps/

Marianne’s story:
Marianne lives in a rural village in Malawi. She is a widow with 7 children to look after and used to walk 10km every day to the nearest town to sell firewood to just feed her family.
However today, thanks to a loan, training and support from MicroLoan, Marianne was able to start her own business. She now runs a tea shop in the village. The increase in household income means her children are well fed and healthy, and can all go to school.
Read about last years event here https://www.microloanfoundation.org.uk/supporter-blog-walking-in-mariannes-footsteps/

Sign up today and walk for Marianne. Together we can help thousands more women like her to change their own future.

Warmest wishes,
MicroLoan Foundation

Registered Charity Number 1104287 (England and Wales);
SC041941 (Scotland)
MicroLoan Foundation
1 Canal Court, 152 – 154 High Street
Brentford, London, TW8 8JA

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