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Faith in Families Wadi Rum 100km Challenge, Jordan 2023.

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*This Wadi Rum Appeal page is for those joining the challenge in 2023, each member participating must raise a minimum of £1000 of sponsorship for Faith in Families at least ten weeks prior to the departure date, the 28th October 2023.*

Do you want an amazing adventure filled with passion and purpose?

Join our CEO as she embarks on an epic trek of 100km through dunes, over stony plains and along dry river beds across desert to raise vital funds for our fabulous Swansea Children’s Charity, making every penny count and every step meaningful.

Faith in Families and Tribal Tracks has partnered up to provide you with the opportunity of a lifetime! The incredible Wadi Rum 100km trek: a fabulous 5 -day challenge trek in the magnificent Wadi Rum desert, Jordan.

Faith in Families want Swansea City to be a great place for everyone to work, live, grow and play. We want every child to have not only the chance to be their best but the opportunity to do so – whether that is to play football, cook amazing meals, create the best new hairstyle, be the most compassionate nurses, the next future politicians or business leaders in our city.

Faith in Families has a Vision where Swansea will be a city where every child can reach their full potential. Every child will feel safe and feel valued.

Our cultures is to promote, instil and demonstrate our values of CARE:
Compassion, Aspiration, Respect, and Empathy.

Our Mission is to build brighter futures rooted in our communities across Swansea, we nurture growth, cultivating fairer opportunities for all, especially during childhood. As Childhood happens once in a lifetime and cannot be re-lived.

Challenge Highlights:

The trek follows old shepherd paths, weaving its way west across desert wadis and over striped granite mountains, caused by basalt dyke intrusions. At the end of the trek, we pay a visit to the ancient city of Petra.

-Trekking between 22 – 25km per day in the majestic Wadi Rum (a World Heritage site);
-Finding dramatic, hidden desert scenery, including sandstone domes, rock formations, and granite and basalt striated mountains;
-Experiencing the Bedouin culture and cuisine;
-Wild camping beneath spectacular desert skies;
-Summiting Um Ad Dami, Jordan’s highest mountain;
-Exploring the ancient city of Petra.

The dates for the Wadi Rum Challenge are Saturday 28 October – Saturday 4 November 2023.

The maximum group size for each trek is 18 people. The minimum group size will be 10 people.

Wadi Rum Challenge Itinerary here.

Learn more about Faith in Families here.


Donations

Swansea and Brecon Diocesan Board for Social Responsibility (Faith in Families)

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What your gift could provide

£50

food and fun to a child living in poverty.

£100

crisis support to a child dealing with trauma.

£500

the necessary support for a family in crisis.

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