As a mother, Betty is really keen to support a charity such as Save the Children She will be listening to lots of the Beatles as she ascends Mount Kenya!
Pharma, R&D, US
Wish Barbara well on the message board!
Global Support Functions, UK
Inspired by Trek for Kids. Climbing a mountain is not something she had ever thought she would do!
Global Support Functions, Legal, Ukraine
Wish Mariia well on the message board!
Pharma, Sales, US
Laurie is really inspired by the partnership and looks forward to seeing Save the Children's work in action. She has been training in 98 degree heat in LA!
Consumer Healthcare, Marketing, Nigeria
Tricia is really passionate about supporting Save the Children. She has been working with a fitness trainer to get ready for the trek!
Consumer Healthcare, UK
Carol really admires Save the Children and looks forward to raising money for the charity. She has camped at over 3,000m before but this will be the first time that she reaches 5,000m!
Pharma, Marketing, Singapore
Alena is ready for the adventure of a lifetime!
Global Support Functions, Finance, Kenya
Bernerd's must-have item is an open mind! His motivation for taking part in Trek for Kids is the chance to give back.
Consumer Healthcare, Marketing, Switzerland
Nigel is ready for the adventure of a lifetime!
Consumer Healthcare, Regulatory Affairs, Netherlands
Jessica looks forward to an unforgettable experience, meeting colleagues from around the world and being humbled by the work of Save the Children. Her motivation has been the feeling of standing on top of Mount Kenya!
ViiV Healthcare, UK
Dustin hopes to inspire others to give back, no matter how big or small. While preparing for the trek he has learnt to value sleep – his must-have item is his sleeping bag!
Global Support Functions, Legal, US
Gonzalo is looking forward to the challenge of climbing Mount Kenya while also having the opportunity to take part in the community visit. As part of his training, he trekked the Pocono Mountains in the US.
Pharma, Comms, Japan
Naomi applied for Trek for Kids to see the changes GSK and Save the Children are making together in Kenya. She looks forward to celebrating with her fellow trekkers at the summit and once climbed Mount Fuji in a day!
Pharma, R&D, Spain
Luis applied for Trek for Kids to help raise awareness of those in need. His top trekking song: Vìveme by Laura Pausini.
Consumer Healthcare, Canada
Brian has become inseparable from his hiking boots over the last 5 months! He is most looking forward to the community visit which he feels will be life-changing.
Anne has been so inspired by the work GSK does with Save the Children and the impact it has had. She hopes to challenge herself physically and mentally and grow new friendships.
Pharma, Medical, South Korea
Haeun is so proud of the partnership GSK has with Save the Children which really motivated her to apply for Trek for Kids. Held a fundraising event where colleagues donated their lunch to help.
Norman hopes to be inspired by seeing basic health measures in action and the difference they can make. His top trekking songs are anything by Beethoven and the Beatles.
GMS, Comms, UK
Jamie has enjoyed getting to know his fellow trekkers ahead of the trip which has really kept him motivated. He is well-prepared for the trek as he has already climbed UK’s highest mountain Ben Nevis.
Global Support Functions, HR, UK
Euan climbed Mount Teide in Tenerife as part of his training! He thinks the partnership is important because it's a real example of GSK living its mission.
GMS, Quality and Compliance, Argentina
Graciela loves mountaineering and photography! She felt Trek for Kids would be an incredible opportunity to give back.
Tricia has climbed Scafell Pike and Blencathra in the UK as part of her training! She has been motivated by the opportunity to see the partnership's work in Kenya first hand.
Pharma, R&D, US
Sandy applied for Trek for Kids to help raise awareness of the partnership. She will be listening to disco music to get her up the mountain!
Consumer Healthcare, Hong Kong
Jerry looks forward to sharing his experience of the community visit with friends and colleagues on his return, inspiring them to support Save the Children. He's in good shape for the trek, and has been running 100km per month in preparation!
Jack really wanted the opportunity to challenge himself physically while raising money for a great cause. His biggest motivator has been the support from his GSK colleagues.
Consumer Healthcare, Marketing, Australia
Wish Rachael well on the message board!
Consumer Healthcare, Comms, Italy
A passion for outdoor activities and already a keen trekker. Beatrice is looking forward to meeting colleagues that she wouldn't normally get to meet.
Régis has been long-distance running to prepare for the trek. His motivation has been his children and supporting a great cause!
Pharma, R&D, UK
Sarah has smashed her fundraising target by £2100! She looks forward to the community visit and seeing how the funds raised help save children's lives.
Vaccines, Quality, Canada
Nadine has been amazed by her fellow trekkers who have helped support each other in various fundraising activities. She can't wait to meet everyone in person and looks forward to seeing the partnership’s work in action.
Consumer Healthcare, R&D, US
Michael hopes that Trek for Kids will inspire others to raise money for charity.
Consumer Healthcare, R&D, China
Andy hopes to challenge himself physically, mentally and spiritually! He is looking forward to the community visit and seeing how the partnership is making a real difference.
Consumer Healthcare, R&D, India
Harpal has received fantastic support from friends, family and colleagues, He has been preparing for the trek with lots of cycling and is looking forward to making new friends across the globe.
GMS, Quality, UK
Janet has received fantastic support from her colleagues who have been with her every step of the way. She has discovered some amazing walks on her doorstep during training and her ideal trekking partner is the Dalai Lama.
Pharma, Regulatory Affairs, Brazil
Priscila hopes to make a difference by inspiring others to support worthwhile causes. During her fundraising she organised a candy sales day which sold out in 30 minutes!
Pharma, R&D, UK
Nick hopes for a life-changing experience and to further understand some of the healthcare issues and challenges faced by others. His top trekking song is My Way by Frank Sinatra.
Global Support Functions, Finance, UK
Carol applied for Trek for Kids to mark her 40th birthday! She hit her fundraising target in two weeks and has since doubled it!
Consumer Healthcare, Sales, Germany
Tobias looks forward to getting a glimpse of the work Save the Children is doing on the ground He has also committed to run 1km for every €10 raised!
Consumer Healthcare, Marketing, Turkey
Tugce is ready for the adventure of a lifetime!
GSK and Save the Children Partnership
GSK and Save the Children have an innovative partnership that is combining the two organisations’ global expertise, skills and energy to tackle the ambitious goal of helping to save one million children’s lives.