Finally, we are working on our project for real. Seeing our first group of women get up early every morning and train hard all day until late at night fills me with great joy.
Our group consists of hand-picked women from different backgrounds but with a common denominator: they all have a strong will to change their lives for the better. Before we gathered for this training camp, I conducted long interviews with everyone to be sure that I not only found women with a strong will but also with a background that needs to be improved. The goal of Project Lifetrek is not primarily to teach women to steer a raft boat down rapids but to teach women to take their future into their own hands. That is why we have placed great emphasis on finding the right people.