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IN and FRANK WATER partner with the Cold Water Swimming Championships 2015
International Inspiration (IN) is proud to be joining FRANK Water as the official charity partners of the Cold Water Swimming Championships (CWSC) 2015 due to take place on 24 January at the Tooting Bec Lido, London.
Both IN and FRANK Water run innovative programmes to ensure water is safe. IN’s SPLASH programme in India teaches children to swim, addressing the high drowning mortality rates in Asia, where more than 100,000 children a year die from drowning. IN works in partnership with organisations around the world to provide access to high quality and inclusive sports programmes to engage more children in education and promoting the rights, status and voice of women and girls in their communities; providing opportunities for children with disabilities to join in social and sporting activities.
FRANK Water provides access to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene, working with vulnerable communities to develop appropriate solutions which are community owned to achieve lasting health benefits. In partnership with local partners to deliver appropriate, equitable and sustainable solutions to water and sanitation issues in the poorest and most vulnerable communities in India.
The CWSC is the country’s coolest swimming event which sees competitors enter water as cold as 1°C and compete in traditional races as well as the opportunity to take part in relays as part of a team. The Tooting Bec Lido is the largest unheated freshwater pool in the UK and the event is a unique opportunity to join the country’s bravest sportsmen and women. The event is the perfect way to raise money and awareness of the vital role water plays in the everyday lives of people around the world.
Registration for the event opens on 15 November and you can sign up here.
Find out more about Frank Water.