CRYwalk 2018 – Salmiya and Mahboula

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Last week, FOCC (Friends of CRY Club, Kuwait) successfully completed the 7th annual CRYwalk event. The CRYwalk was always held for Salmiya and Mahboula on different days. But this year, the “CRYwalk 2018” was organized at both locations on the same day. The main reasons being issues with permissions, and proximity to children’s annual exams. FOCC were pleasantly surprised to see the participation at the same level as the last year.

As in the last 3 years, the most thrilling entry was a small girl at 20 months of age, walking with her friend of 2 years, with the rest of the family enjoying and clicking pictures galore. The total collective distance walked by all was 399 km, at an average of 4.86 km per child. We thank them all from the bottom of our hearts and hope that CRYwalk will steadily grow in the year to come. FOCC thanks all the star participants, who earned a t-shirt and a medal each for participation. Where as FOCC earned their happiness and sponsorships. As we say, With CRY, Everyone Wins.

FOCC organizes 3 annual events for children – CRYcket for children under 14 years, CRYchess and CRYwalk for children of upto high-school age. Our next event, the CRYchess is coming up in April 2018. Our website

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