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Cotopaxi Summit, Ecuador 2023 (Detailed Itinerary)

Posted: May 23, 2023

The Avela Foundation will be summiting the spectacular Cotopaxi volcano in Ecuador this May, to raise funds for burn survivors

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Climbing For A Cause: Conquering a massive volcano to support Burn Survivors

Posted: May 23, 2023

Pre-Expedition Interview: Catherine from Backabuddy Talks with Avela Foundation’s Cami Palomo Ahead of Mount Cotopaxi Climb for Burn Survivors Help

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Team Avela Foundation is trekking an active volcano for burn survivors!

Posted: May 23, 2023

What do you need to hike an active volcano? Strength, stamina, training and a worthy cause. This incredible team is

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Cotopaxi, Ecuador Trek 2023

Posted: Jan 23, 2023

Sir Edmund Hilary once remarked: it’s not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. In Avela Foundation’s case, it goes even further.

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Cape Talk – Story Cafe Webinar

Posted: Feb 21, 2022

Listen to the CapeTalk Story Cafe Webinar with Heléna Cullis that took place in studio on Tuesday, 15th February 2022.

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U-Matter Support groups a vital lifeline!

Posted: Mar 30, 2021

Publication: Star (Country Edition)Date: Friday, February 26, 2021Page 4 Please view original newspaper article here.

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Join Our First Annual Virtual Hike To Mt. Everest Summit

Posted: Dec 11, 2020

Jan 10-17 2021 How it works A sign-up fee of $25.00 is donated on our website (use your email as

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Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe Hospital Letter Of Appreciation

Posted: Jan 14, 2020

Avela Foundation founder, Cami Palomo has received a beautiful letter of appreciation from the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Burns

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Soweto mom summits Kilimanjaro to help young burn victims.

Posted: Jul 12, 2019

Orinally published by News24 A Soweto mother has made good on her promise to summit Mount Kilimanjaro to help young burn

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Team Avela takes giant steps for children with serious burn injuries

Posted: Jul 1, 2019

Press release: July 2019 The 12-member team representing Cape Town-based Avela Foundation is home and triumphant after having summited Mount

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Making a difference: Team Avela tackles Kilimanjaro for South African children with burn injuries.

Posted: Apr 23, 2019

Press release: 23 April 2019 A mother from Soweto will be honouring her two boys when she embarks on the

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Press Release – November 2018

Posted: Nov 28, 2018

Cape Town’s most glamorous gastronomic gala event is set to wow socialite-foodies and philanthropists this December. Like Willy Wonka’s magical

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Press Release – EBC Mission Accomplished May 2018

Posted: May 5, 2018

The fifteen members of the team representing the Avela Foundation are back in South Africa after a challenging yet extremely

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Travel For A Purpose

Posted: Oct 17, 2017

Turia Pitt is a beautiful young engineer from Australia, a burn survivor, motivational speaker, and the author of a book

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Previous Adventure for a Cause – Everest Base Camp Trek 2018

Posted: Oct 11, 2017

Hello Everybody, Doing it again for a great cause !!!!! Join me or Donate  for Avela #TogethertoGive. I have decided to make a difference

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