Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu with Michela Ferroli who inspired the idea behind Out Of Africa Children’s Fund. Michela is the daughter of Kim Highfield who established the Out of Africa Children’s Foundation in 2007. Michela was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 3 years and is now a cancer survivor, living a normal healthy life.

This weekend is set to be another sunny one so why not get the whole family together and take part in the Survivor’s Walk of Hope, a walk which helps to support children battling cancer. The Survivor’s Walk of Hope takes place at the majestic Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate in Franschhoek this Saturday (6 September 2014) together with Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu.

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu with Michela Ferroli who inspired the idea behind Out Of Africa Children’s Fund. Michela is the daughter of Kim Highfield who established the Out of Africa Children’s Foundation in 2007.  Michela was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 3 years and is now a cancer survivor, living a normal healthy life.

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu with Michela Ferroli who inspired the idea behind Out Of Africa Children’s Fund. Michela is the daughter of Kim Highfield who established the Out of Africa Children’s Foundation in 2007. Michela was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 3 years and is now a cancer survivor, living a normal healthy life.

The fun run trail begins at the Huguenot Monument and finishes at Grande Provence where participants will be welcomed by Archbishop Tutu at 13h00 and given the opportunity to add their hand print on a giant portrait of “The Arch” himself.

This event is organised by the Out Of Africa Children’s Foundation and funds raised from this event will go towards improving the quality of life for children facing life-threatening and terminal illnesses.

The Survivor’s Walk of Hope kicks off with a 10 km trail run at 10h30, there is also the option to show your support at a more leisurely pace and you can participate in the 5 km walk.

Tickets cost R50 per adult and R30 for children under the age of 18. To enter or for more information, e-mail Kevin of Out Of Africa Children’s Foundation at webmaster@ooacf.org.

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