Roughly 300,000 francs collected on the Marche de l’espoir

Roughly 300,000 francs collected on the Marche de l’espoir

Almost 3,500 youngsters took half within the thirty first Terre des Hommes (TdH) Hope Stroll in Geneva on Sunday. They raised roughly 300,000 francs for the schooling of kids in India. KEYSTONE/MARTIAL TREZZINI sda-ats

This content material was printed on October 16, 2022 – 17:02


The thirty first Terre des Hommes (TdH) Hope Stroll occurred on Sunday in Geneva. Almost 3,500 youngsters walked the equal of across the Earth, thus amassing round 300,000 francs for the education of kids in India.

After two completely digital editions as a result of Covid-19 pandemic, there have been barely fewer youngsters than in 2019. With household and buddies, they walked in radiant sunshine alongside the Quai du Mont-Blanc, on the standard course, indicated TdH.

The quantity collected will allow TdH to defend the precise to schooling of kids in India, the place it “is more and more violated”, in keeping with Christophe Roduit, secretary normal of the group. The Covid-19 pandemic has had a fantastic impression on their education.

The group will proceed its work in India with its eight native companions in order that probably the most deprived youngsters can go to highschool, as a substitute of being victims of exploitation or early marriage. To date, 36,500 youngsters have benefited from schooling, safety towards all types of violence and participation in choices that concern them.

Digital marks

Sunday’s demonstration follows TdH’s consciousness marketing campaign amongst 30,000 schoolchildren within the canton of Geneva and neighboring France. Animations and discussions targeted on the problems of respect for the rights of kids and younger individuals in India.

Arrange over the previous two years, the Digital March runs till November 20. Kids who can’t be current on Sunday rely the kilometers they cowl throughout sports activities actions or walks.

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