Turning the tide of diabetes in the South Pacific
Are you looking for an unforgettable challenge?
Walk the Kokoda Track
If you answered yes to the above question, why not join the Campaign and come walk the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea between July 14-25, 2019.
This is a nine day walk that covers a distance of 97 kms, approximately 8 hours of walking per day. The track is definitely a challenge but with moderate cardio fitness you will be able to join the ranks of young and old who have completed the trek before you.
If this adventure sounds like you, then register for more information.
Come along for the journey and join the movement to save 10000 Toes. You can help by sharing our Stomp Stories on social media, or sending to friends. Join us, as we work together to TURN THE TIDE and STAMP OUT DIABETES in the South Pacific!
Here at 10000 Toes, we are endeavouring to educate and create awareness of the Type 2 Diabetes epidemic that is currently happening in the South Pacific. We want to share the reasons why it’s happening, what we can do to help and what 10000 Toes is working towards. We want celebrate the success stories. We want to take YOU along for the journey, and we will do this with our STOMP STORIES.
Each week we will be sharing a story either via video, pictures, or articles etc. that highlights what is happening in different parts of the Pacific. Testimonials, interviews, limbs and lives saved, education and prevention, efforts being made in our cause and so much more. The 10000 Toes campaign is huge, there is so much work to do. Help us to turn the tide.
An amputation occurs every 10 minutes in the South Pacific due to Type 2 Diabetes. Today, 80 people will have an amputation due to Type 2 Diabetes. That's 1 person every 10 minutes. 75% of people in the Pacific will die due to diabetes and other lifestyle diseases. The 10000 [...]
In partnership with ADRA Australia, the aim of this project is to reach 10,000 people already affected, or at risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes in the South Pacific Region.
What does $100 buy?
In the 10,000 Toes Campaign it will provide one village/clinic with a diagnostic kit. Our aim for 2019, is to raise enough money to purchase and distribute 2,000 diagnostic kits.
These kits consist of a back pack, blood pressure machine and glucometer. We will also provide heavy duty scales and a tape measure for checking height so that a BMI can be determined.
This is a vital step in fighting the tsunami of diabetes in the Pacific.
Pacific Island countries have been declared a “disaster region” for lifestyle diseases. Type 2 Diabetes and other non communicable diseases account for more than 75% of the disease burden in the Pacific today.
The 10,000 Toes Campaign is committed to saving the lives of those affected.
Your donation will make a huge different. So please give and change someone’s life today.
Amount Donated for Diagnostic Kits
Target $200,000 for 2019
Overall Amount Donated
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