Uldahl Christensen from Denmark is the Founder and CEO of the NGO
Walking for Water.
He has worked hardly for more than 2 years to achieve an extreme goal.
May 18, 2015, Charlie left his job, his home, and all his activities
and got into a severe walking trip, or as he defines it – A
objective is to walk 18,000 kilometres through 29 European and
African countries to provide clean water for the village of Lengasti
in Tanzania where people are suffering from the lack of one of the
most basic human needs, clean water.
intention is to raise the money through donations from corporate
companies, made profitable by the systemised media advertisement he
can provide the sponsoring companies in return through the journey.
has currently walked through 14 countries such as Denmark, Germany,
Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain, Portugal, Morocco, Mauritania,
Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Guinea and the Sierra –Leone.
he reaches his goal he has another 15 countries to cross: Liberia,
Ivory Coast, Ghana,
Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Republic of
Congo, DR Congo, Burundi, Rwanda and Tanzania.
his presentation Charlie will briefly present his project Walking for
Water, and address the problem of global inequality with a suggestion
of how we might be able to fight it, by displaying a way to personal
fulfilment through the combination of passion and compassion,
generally based on Maslow’s extended hierarchy of needs.