expedition team donated €3.040 to the SOS Children´s
Village in Santiago de Chile. This amount is made up by 50 Euro Cents
for each altitude metre done by the expedition team. The SOS Children´s
Village was established in Austria in 1949 and
is one of the largest international relief organisations with more
than 40,000 children world wide living in 380 villages and 131 countries.
organisation´s aim is to provide shelter to children and adolescents
and to make education possible to them. In Chile there are currently
eight SOS Children´s Villages. The donation is
- among others
- for school equipment and educational supplies.