Yokine gym manager to walk on Anzac Day to help Cambodians

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YOKINE based Ada Lee will walk 100km to raise money for a Cambodian charity on April 25.

The Jetts Gym Yokine manager will start at the Yokine Club and walk to Mandurah for Transform Cambodia, an organisation that builds schools in poor districts and provides free education to sponsored children.

“I have been to some of these schools and I cannot help but be touched by the work that has been accomplished,” she said.

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“What they are doing is not to rescue them but to help practically, to teach, to enable and empower the people of Cambodia to take a step towards changing their community.”

Ms Lee said she would stop at affiliated gyms in Balcatta, Willetton, Kwinana, Rockingham and Mandurah along the journey.

“There are six gyms getting involved in setting up cheer squads and boot camps at their gyms,” she said.

“I have to say I am anxious but I am overwhelmingly encouraged by knowing that I won’t be alone in this venture.”

Ms Lee said she would like to see the walk become an annual fundraiser.

Visit www.gofundme.com/transform-cambodia-jetts-fundraiser.