A GREAT MILESTONE - We have been working with The KTF (Kokoda Track Foundation) over the years to support the development of The Kokoda College where Health Care Workers and Teachers could be trained close to their villages. Today Dan Hogarth and Nick Youings from No Roads - Health fly to PNG and on to Kokoda where they will conduct, on behalf of the KTF, an entry level first aid course for prospective Community Health Care Workers. 20+ participants have been nominated to to take part (5 sponsored by the No Roads Expeditions Foundation). This is the next step to providing a sustainable solution to the lack of health care in these villages. Travel safe Dan & Nick - we a super proud of you. Jo, Peter & Stewart
Seeking Donations for School Desks in Kagi Two years ago Trek 4 Education Kokoda (T4EK) raised $9000.00 and delivered educational supplies and learning aids to 5 schools, Port Moresby, Alola, Kagi, Efogi and Menari. This year T4EK are heading back to help the schools again, just because the villages are in hard to get to places does not mean the children cannot have an education.
This year our target was $9000.00, so far we have raised $10,200.00, however we have decided to supply the schools in and around Kagi with school desks and chairs. To purchase and deliver 40 double desks we need at least another $3500.00, the company with the helicopter is provided the airlift at cost, and the company supplying the desks have provided a generous discount, so there is not more room to move on those.
If anyone knows of any companies or organisations or individuals that could help us it would be greatly appreciated. Our trekking team will be spending their free day in Kagi to help assemble the desks and will also be carrying in smaller items such as pencils etc.
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