Walk of Life

A 550km first time ever walk across India, from Pondicherry on the east coast to Kochi on the west coast.

The walk is inspired by Bala Gangiah a 58yr old cancer survivor with one kidney to raise funds for Chatsworth Hospice and inspire others to survive and succeed against all odds.

Chatsworth Hospice

Chatsworth Hospice was established in 1991 to provide holistic palliative care to patients suffering from Cancer, HIV and Chronic diseases. It is also a support system for family and friends of the sickly, helping them to cope and manage the sickness and or bereavement. All services are provided free of charge.

Chatsworth Hospice has no state funding and is supported by individuals, companies, organisations and fundraising initiatives. Chatsworth Hospice is managed by volunteers who receive no salary. You can now participate in this historic event by donating X Rand’s per Kilometre or a sum of your choice by using the following button

OR Donate to Chatsworth Regional Hospice – Walk of Life

Chatsworth Regional Hospice – Walk of Life

Bank: Standard Bank Ltd

Branch: Chatsworth

Account No: 054783828

Branch Code: 044126

Chatsworth Regional Hospice Association, is a registered Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) with Section 18A tax-deductable status. This means that any donations made can be used to apply for tax exemption. Kindly send proof of payment to :

info@chatshospice.co.za or
Manager – Shanno Enoch


 063 993 5496

Bala Gangiah reached the top of Mt Kilimanjaro six months after losing his kidney to cancer. He has also completed the daunting 150km trek to Mt Everest Base Camp, completed over 20 marathons, 5 ultra marathons, including the Comrades Marathon (89km race between Durban and Pietermaritzburg in South Africa)

He is the author of four books including “What’s Your Kilimanjaro”, a motivational speaker and devoted to helping those striving to survive and achieve.

Walk of life Advisor and Motivator, Logie Govender has completed 21 Comrades Marathons known as the most gruelling 89km race in the world and the last one at the age of 72.

He is a community leader and motivator and ran his 20th Comrades as a fundraiser for cancer survivors.

“Striving to help those striving to survive and achieve.”

Jay Moodley, a South African now living in India, is an avid sportsman who has been very active in junior development and coaching of Football and Golf.

He has also participated in many marathons, half marathons and ultras including the Comrades, Two Oceans and Tata Mumbai. After surviving being shot three times and left for dead in a robbery, Jay has dedicated a larger part of his life helping those striving to survive.

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