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British man walks from Kanyakumari to Kolkata to raise funds for Indian street kids

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Mar 23, 2017, 9:31 pm IST
Updated Mar 23, 2017, 9:31 pm IST
His generous endeavour was named K-walk which he dedicated to the memory of his late daughter Katie.
Patrick Baddeley walked more than 2,500km for a Kokata-based charity called Future Hope. (Photo: Facebook)
 Patrick Baddeley walked more than 2,500km for a Kokata-based charity called Future Hope. (Photo: Facebook)

A retired British man has walked more than 2,500km for collecting money that could benefit street children in India. Patrick Baddeley began his journey from Kanyakumari and crossed Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Odisha to reach Kolkata by the end of February, 2017 for a Kokata-based charity called Future Hope.

Baddeley was able to surpass his initial target and ended up raising 11,757 British pounds (more than Rs 9.5 lakh) from 124 donors. His generous endeavour was named K-walk which he dedicated to the memory of his late daughter Katie.

 

He documented his incredible journey on a Facebook page named ‘JustGiving’ that he had set up for his noble cause.

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