A cycle rally was organised in Kathmandu on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2014 in the capital on Saturday.
World Cyclist Foundation Nepal (WCFN) in collaboration with The Kathmandu Guest House Group (KGH), organised the cycle rally to unite women in the city.
Near about 100 cyclists, among whom quarter were women, cycled their way from Patan Durbar Square to Park Village Resort, Budanilkantha with a brief pit stop at Kathmandu Guest House, Thamel.
Cyclists from various part of the society , such as doctors, educationists, media, amongst others, were very excited to be the part of the rally organised to promote gender equality.
The rally was flagged off at Patan Durbar Square by flying balloons in air by the girl students of Sliver Mountain College, Ace Institute of Management and GATE College.
Led by the renowned World Cyclist/Mt. Everest Summiter Pushkar Shah, the rally trailed through the world heritage sites in the most eco friendly way. Having a faith in thinking globally and act locally, WCFN had “Women for children” as the tag line for the event.
The event was held to raise funds that will go towards helping students of Kuti Dada School of Dolakha by building a library for them.
After the rally, the participants enjoyed a musical event at Park Village. Many surprise door prizes were also major attraction for the participants.