Concern Launches World Champions Competition
Category: Concern Worldwide
Concern Worldwide has launched a contest that encourages people to engage in humanitarian focused challenges. This could mean trying to survive on €5 worth of food over five days. Alternatively, participants could try hauling a daily allowance of five litres of water for drinking, cleaning and cooking. These are just two of the many tasks that participants of Concern Worldwide’s first ever World Champions competition.
The team that comes out on top in the competition will get to spend more than a week in one of 27 countries where the aid agency works, so they can see for themselves how money raised is spent helping people. The competition is meant to be life changing and involves people establishing teams who earn points by finishing regular missions and promoting their efforts on social media as well as raising money for the charity.
A real adventure
Jonathan Power of Concern says people who register for this contest will certainly have an adventure. Participants will not only have to face challenges, but in the process they will raise much needed funds which will be used to finance Concern’s activities in some of the poorest nations in the world. They will also have the chance to win the trip of a lifetime, to see Concern’s work first hand.
One challenge is the ‘survive on five’ mission which will allow teams to experience the reality faced by more than one billion of try to survive on less than €1 a day. Other challenges include spending day carrying a five litre can filled with water that they should use for their everyday needs. Teams can also opt to go mountain climbing or hosting fundraising events.
See the work Concern does first hand
The team who collects the most points by April 30th and raise a minimum of €3,000 will win the trip. The winner will be announced in May and be taken to one of Concern’s facilities during the summer, where they will get the chance to meet people living in extreme poverty and who benefit from the donations made by to concern the general public.
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