#HikeTogether in Africa

On 18th of July 2020, in northern Uganda in Gulu city, small sub-county called (Aswa) in Uganda and in Ogun state, Nigeria was implemented a #HikeTogether event. The event was organized by Rubangakene Quido, program manager of International Movement for African Children /IMAC/. Project “Hike together” contributes to raising awareness of the importance of health benefits of physical activity through walking in nature – as a natural exercise through increased participation in hiking and trekking. Project “Hike together” is focused on young people from disadvantage background, to promote hiking and walking in the nature is a basic to many sporting activities, wellbeing and fitness. Hike together encourage social inclusion and equal opportunities in sport.

The #HikeTogether challenge, implemented in Africa was part of the “Twin city volunteering challenge”- Dissemination events in each partner country. The volunteering event in local natural area was used for walking in the nature and to promote volunteering by the activity in local area.

Project Hike together is co-funded by ErasmusPlus Programme of the European Union.