Posts Tagged ‘Milko van Gool’

A Talented Young Lady Swims for Orphans in Malawi

Posted on 06 Feb 2013 at 6:16pm

This Saturday 9th February, 17 year old Kaitlin Harthoorn, and Milko van Gool, will be swimming across Lake Malawi to raise money for the Adziwa Orphan Care project in Kauma Village, outside Lilongwe.  Departing from Makinjira before dawn, Kaitlin and Milko, with a support boat at their side, plan to take about 9 hours to swim the 25km distance to Senga Bay, to beat the current record set two and a half years ago. Rarely has such a feat been attempted, and never by someone so young. For most people, running 25km would be a great achievement, so swimming that distance is barely comprehensible. The training, endurance, faith and…