August 29 2014 Latest news:
Molly Kersey, Reporter
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
A mum of two will climb 24 peaks in 24 hours to raise money for Plan UK’s girls fund, which supports the world’s poorest females.
Ramneek Sohal will undertake the gruelling challenge on June 13 and hopes to raise around £1,000.
She will be taking on the peaks of the Lake District, including England’s tallest mountain Scafell Pike.
“The work that Plan does is really close to my heart. I am one of five sisters, I have children, and my origins are in India, a country where Plan works. I still have relatives there, so I really wanted to contribute,” said Ramneek.
“I like that Plan’s work is focused on long-term goals like educating girls and infrastructure projects to build a better future.”
Ramneek will be met at the finish line by her two children, aged four and six, and her husband.
“My daughter thinks what I am doing is wonderful and she really wants to follow in my footsteps,” she said.
To donate to Ramneek visit her just giving page at http://www.justgiving.com/Ramneek-Kaur-Sohal. To find out more information about Plan UK visit www.plan-uk.org