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2015 Pimp My Tuk Tuk Challenge set to take place in Sri Lanka from 19-26 Sept.


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The PMTT Challenge is a ride combining tourism with charity; the adventure of a life time which also makes a difference in the world. 40 riders in 20 tuk tuks have committed themselves to eight days of excitement, trepidation, and no doubt some pain, hurtling across the ‘Land of the Lions’ – spectacular Sri Lanka. The official tour will commence from Colombo, and circumnavigate the country, from Jaffna in the extreme north, down along the east coast and across the central highlands before entering the deep south (with a special stop at the Foundation of Goodness MCC Centre of Excellence in Seenigama), and finally returning to Colombo.

Along the way, the riders will stop at five destinations to work with the local communities, conductive humanitarian and community development activities which will cover special children’s homes, elders’ homes, schools and rural communities without access to clean water. Organised by the PMTT Challenge Team, Singapore, in partnership with the Foundation of Goodness in Sri Lanka, funds raised by this endeavour will be donated to selected charitable and developmental projects under the stewardship of the Foundation of Goodness in Sri Lanka, as well as to ‘Food from the Heart’, Singapore.

The 2015 Sri Lankan leg of this challenge follows on from it great success in India in 2013 where 11 tuk tuks and 21 drivers covered close to 1,200 km riding from Chennai to Goa. For more details visit http://www.pimpmytuktuk.net/.

 


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