“A New Dawn on Mont Blanc (France), 24th July to 9th August 2013” – Community care of South African rural orphaned and vulnerable children- http://www.childrenofthedawn.org.za
- 11 months of preparation
- 8 days of trekking
- huge excitement
- team spirit
- mental strength
- physical pain
- overcoming fear and prejudice
- proud South Africans
We proved that South African rural vulnerable teenagers have huge potential. We are not defined by our background and social circumstances. We, like each of you, can achieve. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to succeed and shine!
Through our achievement, a new wind of HOPE is blowing in our communities. Thanks to The South African Season in France, Bouygues Travaux Publics, En Passant Par La Montagne, WSSA, Quechua, Mercure Hotel Randburg, hundred of individual donors as well as Kinderfonds Mamas, Zone Monitoring Systems and the Momentum Fund for believing in the power of experiential learning.