An Indian-origin lady business owner in the UK is training to swim throughout the English Channel to raise funds to fight child trafficking in India.Leah Chowdhry, who runs professional child care service called Appear, Celebration & Play, will trigger from Dover on a grueling 35 km swim to Calais in France on Wednesday to raise funds for the British Asian Trust, a charity established by Prince Charles." I am honoured to be one of the first ever British
Asian women to take on this obstacle, with only simply except 1,500 people to ever complete the swim,"said Ms Chowdhry, who is set to fight with jelly fish, ship tankers and seasickness during a journey expected to take on average 13 hours in light and darkness.She will have household and buddies in a support boat who will be travelling alongside her however, under Channel Swimming Association rules, she is not permitted any human contact while undertaking the challenge.She has actually been training hard over the last 6 months to help raise funds that will go towards safeguarding vulnerable children from trafficking and exploitation in India and provide quality education for some of the nation's poorest kids. Ms Chowdhry has already raised more than 35,000 pounds for this life-altering work.It is estimated that around 1.2 million children in India undergo industrial sexual exploitation. British Asian Trust's partner organisation in India, Prerana, runs three night-care centres for children at danger, along with shelter houses and a property training centre for ladies saved from the trafficking trade. The most current job will support India's first online resource centre devoted to the prevention of sexual offences against children and supply 80 women and girls aged 15 plus with a rehabilitation care programme to develop better futures.The Trust is also working with The Education Alliance to transform primary education for the poorest urban neighborhoods in Delhi by uniting best practice developed by non-governmental organisations(NGOs )for entire school improvement.
Through this work, around 1,800 students from deprived neighborhoods of south Delhi are set to get high-quality primary school education and be supported to improve their knowing levels.Back in February, Ms Chowdhry went to both partner organisations in India to
see the Trust's work in action."When I asked some of the kids what they desired be, they answered: 'a footballer'or'a physician'; despite all their challenges, they stayed so inspired and positive, which stimulates me on a lot more with my training,"she said. Leah Chowdhry has actually been training hard over the last 6 months to help raise funds.