Capetonian tackles 3300km canoe trip to raise awareness for NGO

Elizma Fuller doesn’t believe in half measures. She’s currently making her way along the coastline in an effort to raise awareness and support around an NGO called Outward Bound.

Outward Bound is very close to my heart says Fuller. She adds that the organisation runs environmental and outdoors based programmes for youths at risk and young people who need support and direction.

Elizma began training a year ago for her grueling endeavor. She would have tackled it earlier on if it had not been for her mom who encouraged her to plot and plan well in advance.

I actually wanted to do it 5 years ago and my mother told me your absolutely insane and I listened.

Elizma Fuller

Fuller is tackling the 3300km trip along our entire coastline which will be the first for a solo woman. Her journey began in Sedgefield, and she's currently in the Mossel Bay area. She believes that her effort is nothing compared to the effort and good work displayed by the people of Outward Bound.

I have massive support on land says Fuller. She adds that people looking after the weather, supplying her with food drops and there's a crew that provides her with water from the West Coast.

I cannot do this entirely alone.

Elizma Fuller

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