A year ago we came across Rickshaw Run - 2500km race across india in a motorised rickshaw (tuk tuk). CLICK READ MORE.
A year ago we came across Rickshaw Run - 2500km race across india in a motorised rickshaw (tuk tuk).
Turns out part of the gig is getting money for charity.
So here we are.
This particular charity, Cool Earth seems legit and so far has no sexual scandals. Instead, they got the Charity of the Year award in 2015, and have Sir David Attenborough among backers. Or so wikipedia says: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cool_Earth
They support local rainforest communities to protect from deforestation.
Here is why they seem like competent guys:
"In 2016, a detailed external evaluation of Cool Earth was undertaken by "Giving What We Can"  which found Cool Earth to be the most cost-effective charity working on mitigating climate change through direct action. The report concluded: "Cool Earth is overall the most cost-effective climate change charity which can reliably reduce emissions without risk."
Empowering the Asháninka to shield millions of acres of Amazon rainforest.