Charity

1. GOLDEN GIRLS CHARITIES

In March 2017, ATC held its first Golden Girls Charity Event and raised over S$2000. This money has been shared amongst a few chosen charities, closely associated with treks planned this calendar year.

Below you can read more about these charities.

SINGAPORE

Breast Cancer Foundation

  • Breast Cancer Foundation (BCF) is a non-profit organisation with the mission to eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease.
  • Set up in 1997, BCF is committed to raising awareness about breast cancer through talks, events and publications that advocate early detection through regular screening. BCF also supports survivors and their families through various counselling and training activities.
  • ATC support the Pink Ribbon Walk.

NEPAL

Maiti Nepal

  • Founder Anuradha Koirala (CNN Hero of the year 2010)
  • MAITI Nepal was born out of a crusade to protect Nepali girls and women from crimes like domestic violence, trafficking for flesh trade, child prostitution, child labor and various forms of exploitation and torture.
  • Maiti's focus has always been on prevention of girl trafficking, a burning issue for Nepal. Trained to develop income-generation skills and provided Maiti's shelter until they are ready to stand on their feet.
  • ATC support Maiti with cash donations.

Dr. Shilu Shrestha

  • Leading woman's Hand and Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Leads and Supports Women's Surgeon rights
  • Shilu is joining ATC on their trek to Everest Base Camp. ATC aims to help her support women surgeons in Nepal.

Women's LEAD, Nepal

  • Prepare women leaders to co-create in the future
  • Provide young women in Nepal the skills, support and opportunities to become leaders and changemakers in their school, communities, nation and world
  • ATC support Women LEAD with cash donations and connections.

Purano Guyesori Secondary School

  • A school in the outskirts of Kathmandu.
  • We developed a link with this school in Oct 2016 and money was donated. In Nov 2017 ATC will go back to paint a classroom and provide some furniture.

AFRICA

Engilanget School of The Disabled (Arusha, Tanzania)

  • Founded by Anna Mollel, the 2012 World's Children's Prize winner
  • A school has been built on her grounds to educate the local children. Madam Mollel houses 16 (and growing) disabled children and intigrates them with society. She cares, feeds and funds the medical requirements of these children.
  • In 2016 and 2017, members of ATC's trek group visited the school to donate money.

Precious Orphanage

  • Kids who deserve more from life than the hand they've been dealt. All kids in the film are orphans due to losing their parents to HIV AIDS. 
  • They have built a school on the grounds for educate the local children and the orphans.
  • They have a strong technology project to educate the children.
  • In 2016 and 2017, members of ATC's trek group visited the school to donate money.

INDONESIA

Panti Asushan Yatim Putri Aisyiyah, Yogyakarta

  • A home to care for 50 school aged girls from different backgrounds. Giving them shelter, food, education and enrichment activities. 
  • Provide food and care to the elderly in the local area. 
  • In 2017, members of ATC's trek group visited the school to donate money.

MALAYSIA

STARFISH Malaysia Foundation

Starfish's mission is to educate, elevate and empower rural communities in East Malaysia. They do this through:

Educating the young by providing infrastructure and facilities for them to attend school.
Elevating income through providing agriculture expertise.
Empowering communities by setting up business opportunities and training facilities for rural entrepreneurs.

ATC will be sponsoring a school aged girl for a brighter future. We will also help her to climb a mountain with us in 2018.

 

2. SOLE TO SOUL

Singapore Children's Society

  • Singapore Children's Society protects and nurtures children and youth of all races and religions. In 2016, the Society reached out to 74,173 children, youth and families in need. Throughout the years of Singapore's growth and development, its services have evolved to meet the changing needs of children. Today, Children's Society operates 11 service centres islandwide, offering services in the four categories of: Vulnerable Children Services, Children and Youth Services, Family Services, and Research and Advocacy.
  • ATC Junior Trekkers, Anya Birch and Zoe Panayiotou raised S$3500 for The Children's Society by #ClimbingFuji in July 2017. 

BulliesOut UK

  • One of the UK's most dedicated and ambitious anti-bullying charities. Their award winning work is delivered across the UK and Ireland and each year, through our work with schools, colleges, youth and community settings, providing education, training and support to thousands of young people.
  • ATC Junior Trekkers, Anya Birch and Zoe Panayiotou raised GBP1000 for BulliesOut UK by #ClimbingFuji in July 2017. 

Children's Cancer UK

  • Children with Cancer UK is the leading national children's charity dedicated to the fight against childhood cancer.
  • Almost 4,000 children and young people are diagnosed with cancer every year in the UK. Our aims are to determine the causes, find cures and provide care for children with cancer.
  • ATC Junior Trekkers, Anya Birch and Zoe Panayiotou raised GBP1000 for Children's Cancer UK by #ClimbingFuji in July 2017.