The first ever “RCBA – Cycle4Life” Voluntourism Fundraising Cyclathon kicked off successfully on the 29th June to 1st July (3D2N) which was held for the purpose of Rotary Kidney Fund. It was the signature project of Rotary Club of Bukit Angkasa (RCBA).
Organized by the newly chartered Rotary Club of Bukit Angkasa (RCBA) in Rotary International District 3300 Kuala Lumpur, a total of 100 participants from 10 countries including Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia participated in the event.
Kidney failure, a silent disease, currently affecting 9 out of every 100 Malaysians is on the rise and cannot be ignored. It is therefore crucial that proper awareness is raised,
promoting a healthy lifestyle which includes exercising like cycling.
With the cooperation of the Malayan Railways (KTM), the participants started their journey in Kuala Lumpur, to Ipoh and ended in Penang by taking the train.
In view of this, the main objectives of RCBA – Cycle4Life were;
– To raise funds to provide assistance to dialysis patients from Klang Valley, Ipoh, and Penang
– To provide education & raise awareness on kidney diseases
– To promote organ donation in Malaysia especially kidney
– To promote tourism in Malaysia, particularly voluntourism projects, in conjunction with Visit Malaysia Year 2020
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