Hiking to Machu Picchu for Plan International

By 7th September 2016Articles

2012 UNIGLOBE Trek to Machu Picchu.

Raised £37,000 for Because I Am a Girl. 

In October 2012, UNIGLOBE family members from the United Kingdom, Canada and the Netherlands  trekked the Inca Trail toperuacanddh
Machu Picchu and raised £37,000 for the Because I Am a Girl campaign.






Because I am a Girl is a Plan International initiative to promote girls’ rights and empower young women to safely attend schools, learn new skills and contribute to the advancement of economies worldwide.inca-amanda-and-derek2
All travel costs and personal expenses for the UNIGLOBE Machu Picchu expedition are paid by individual members. All proceeds raised go directly to the campaign. Thank you to:

  • Derek Hearl-Maunder – President, UNIGLOBE Travel British Isles
  • Mark & Julie Kempster – UNIGLOBE CT Business Travel, Tunbridge Wells, UK
  • Mark Hewett – UNIGLOBE Gemini Travel, Ashford, UK
  • Eoin Shanahan – UNIGLOBE Premier Travel, Croydon, UK
  • Maria & Rebecca Baty – UNIGLOBE Top Flight Travel, Reading, England
  • Marleen Van Dam – UNIGLOBE Smart Travel, Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Amanda Close – Vice President, Global Operations, UNIGLOBE Travel International Headquarters, Vancouver, Canada



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