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Seven Kings climbers raise £3k for education in Pakistan with Snowdon trek

PUBLISHED: 11:18 08 July 2013 | UPDATED: 11:18 08 July 2013

Osman Raza, Salman Raza, Usman Javed, Dawood Jiwani and Amber Javed were part of the group that climbed Mount Snowdon to raise money for Quest for Education.

Osman Raza, Salman Raza, Usman Javed, Dawood Jiwani and Amber Javed were part of the group that climbed Mount Snowdon to raise money for Quest for Education.

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A group of Seven Kings fundraisers braved the searing heat on Saturday to climb one of Britian’s highest mountains.

The 15 climbers set off from the High Road car park next to the former Seven Kings Lorry Park at 6.30am to start the journey to Mount Snowdon in Wales.

Many were inexperienced but everyone made it to the top of the 3,560ft peak to be rewarded with stunning views.

The feat raised more than £3,000 for charity Quest for Education, which brings learning to young children living in poverty in rural parts of Pakistan.

Organiser Mobeen Anwar, of Lambourne Road, said the group, aged between 13 and 50, included school pupils, doctors and accountants.

He added: “The clouds were clear, the sky was blue at the top and you could see for miles.

“At ground level it was boiling but towards the top there was a nice cool breeze and we cooled off at lakes on the way.

“It was a challenge but everyone had fun.”

To donate to Quest for Education, visit www.justgiving.com/qfe.


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