You can take part at school, as long as a responsible adult is present to oversee your activities. It’s a great opportunity to learn about refugees and the challenges they face. You could also raise money to protect refugees and help them to rebuild their lives.
You can ask a teacher or parent to register. Then you can organize a school event, such as a sponsored walk, bike ride or fun run. You can choose a real refugee’s journey distance to tackle together.
For 2 Billion Kilometres to Safety to be a success, we need as much support as possible. Try putting posters up at school and sharing the movement on social media to increase interest among your friends.
Learn about real routes taken by real refugees, uncover their stories and walk in solidarity with them. Opani carried her little daughter from South Sudan to Uganda to reach safety. Find out more about her journey and challenge your classmates to cover the distance she walked.