Srinagar: A cycling expeditions is being organised by Pune’s Wounder schools and Co-founder of an outdoor adventure company. The expedition will be from Kashmir to Kanyakumari. The expedition will help the children in need with their education and athletic aspirations.
Salwat Hamrah has undertaken a Pan-India cycling tour to raise money for talented unprivileged children residing in Pune.
His journey began from Kashmir towards Kanyakumari to fulfill his mission of raising money for education and sports training for a group of talented minors coming from lower economic backgrounds.
The pandemic left a number of students at The Wonder School and their parents hopeless and unaware of how the children would pursue their athletic dreams.
Salwat Hamrah announced that the funds from his trip would be dedicated and donated for the children’s education and sports training.
The journey led Salwat to completing cycling 4,523 km and covering 10 Indian states and two Union Territories- Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, New Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Daman, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala.
His aim was to raise Rs 3,000 for every kilometre for the children.
Salwat said, “I just wanted to have fun and an experience our country, its people, and cultures in a whole new light. I have always loved to test my endurance. So, I decided to cycle from Kashmir to Kanyakumari through the west coast.”
“The whole adventure carried on a whole new meaning when I took the responsibility to raise funds for the education of very talented underprivileged children at The Wonder School, Pune.”