Date: 22 January 2012.
The Fernando Pombo Foundation actively participated in the first edition of the race: “Run for a cause, Run for education,” that was organized by Entreculturas on January 22, 2012.
The race was put together in order to provide necessary funding to help teach reading and writing to 500 students and to build 20 educational centers in Angola. The race had more than 3,000 runners, 300 children and 175 volunteers. As a result 77,000 Euros were collected, as well as 20 boxes of educational material . Our participation consisted of the following: helping with the coordination and logistics of the event, lending the Foundation’s van to the cause, and supporting the organization on the day of the race.
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