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Abbas Beyad

STRIVE Challenge 2018

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]They say it's one of the toughest hikes in all of Europe, but also the most spectacular. With difficult terrain, steep and rocky paths...it is the [url=http://corsica.forhikers.com/gr20]GR20[/url] hike on the island of Corsica![/p][p]In September 2018, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, disruptors, philanthropists and extraordinary young people will form an inspiring and diverse team of Big Changers, striving to transform the way we support the next generation by raising over £1million; with an aim to support, empower, and invest in [b][i][u]future generations to thrive in LIFE, not just in exams[/u][/i][/b][u].[/u][/p][p]This year I wanted to set myself a new goal and challenge, one with a social purpose. I have been very fortunate and thankful throughout my life, and feel compelled to share that with future generations who may not be as fortunate. I am delighted to have been invited to the Virgin STRIVE Challenge 2018! [/p][p][url=https://www.strivechallenge.org]STRIVE[/url] is a purpose-driven challenge that unites an extraordinary group of people to challenge themselves, push their boundaries and drive for [url=http://big-change.org/]Big Change[/url] together.[/p][vmgvideo class="ql-video" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="true" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/lYse9TOqt2U?showinfo=0&rel=0&iv_load_policy=3"][/vmgvideo][p][br][/p][p][u]Our challenge[/u] is to hike almost 80km over 5 days in Corsica, with a daily ascent of approximately 1,000m per day, in some of the toughest terrain, carrying heavy rucksacks, and sleeping in basic tents along the way.[/p][p][i]Ambitious? Yes! Have I ever done something similar? Not even close! Achievable? Anything is if you put your mind to it![/i][/p][p]Please, help us build a better and positive future for our children and the next generation, and drive for [url=https://www.strivechallenge.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/STRIVE-2018-Fundraising-Handbook-PDF-web.pdf]BIG CHANGE[/url] together.[/p][p][b][u]Your support means a lot, please donate generously and help me smash my target!![/u][/b][/p][p]100% of your donation goes directly to [url=https://www.big-change.org/about/]Big Change[/url]. I am paying for my own flights, logistics, costs etc. to take part in STRIVE. Remember if you are a UK taxpayer, your donation would also be tax deductible.[/p][p]Many thanks for your support and taking the time to read this. Enjoy the video![/p][p]Wish me luck,[/p][p]Abbas[/p][p][i][u]"Growth happens when you step out of your comfort zone to achieve bold ambitions; magic happens when you do it with others."[/u][/i][/p]
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22-Oct-2018

RP

next time lets try a bigger one ...

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

06-Oct-2018

Amir, Waseela and Hawa

We are very proud of you! Such an amazing thing to do. Can't wait to hear about it

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

22-Sep-2018

Kelly

Fantastic achievement, well done!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

19-Sep-2018

Anonymous

Great effort Abbas jan, damet garm!

17-Sep-2018

Z

Congratulations on completing STRIVE! We are proud of you. We must Strive together next time inshallah!

£1000.00

16-Sep-2018

Anonymous

Fantastic accomplishment for a great purpose! Congratulations! Toot toot toot Iran!

£50.00

16-Sep-2018

Hamed

Baricallah pesare khoob. Amazing achievement.

£30.00

13-Sep-2018

Anonymous

With compliments of MbS.

11-Sep-2018

Your favourite cousin

You're half way there! Good luck for the rest, enjoy the experience! Chelo kabab ba tahdig when you're back!

10-Sep-2018

Amanda Philpott

Good luck Abbas, I know you can do it and I'm sure you will have lots of fun on the way! Look forward to seeing the photos. Very best wishes from Amanda

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid