The Founders of Hopelands, Stephen and Sharon Lamprecht are doing the Everest Base Camp climb in August 2021 to create awareness and raise funds for the cause of rescuing orphaned and abandoned babies where they can have the opportunity of a normal life and be raised in a family environment.

The current situation of the abandonment of babies in our society can only be described as a catastrophe.

Hopelands has also purchased a house in Magaliesburg that will require modifications to conform with the requirements set by the Department of Social Development.








Here is the daily schedule of the climb to Everest Base Camp:

Day 1 (26 August 2021)
Flight (15 minutes): Kathmandu (1350m) to Lukla (2800m), start the trek to Phakding (2652m) (8 km – 4 hours)

Day 2
Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m) (11 km – 6 hours)

Day 3
Namche Bazaar: Altitude acclimatization day

Day 4
Namche Bazaar to Phortse (3700m) (10 km – 6 hours)

Day 5
Phortse to Dingboche (4400m) (11 km – 6 hours)

Day 6
Dingboche: Altitude acclimatization day

Day 7
Dingboche to Lobuche (4900m) (12 km – 7 hours)

Day 8 (2 September 2021)
Lobuche to Gorakshep (5180m) and Everest Base Camp (5364m), and back to Gorekshep (15 km – 8 hours)

Day 9
Gorekshep to Kalapathar to Pheriche / Pangbouche (4320m) (13km – 6 hours)

Day 10
Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3440m) (14km – 8 hours)

Day 11
Namche to Phakding And Lukla (Last day of trekking) (2800m) (16km – 7 hours)

Day 12 (6 September 2021)
Flight: Lukla to Kathmandu


If Fundraising:
All funds raised or donations received will be used in any of the following areas of need:

Hopelands rescue home:
Payment of transfer duties, bond registration and any amount towards the bond
Building alterations and modification (Building material, paint etc.)
Landscaping of the property
Furniture and equipment needed for the home as per the requirements set by Social Development
Food, clothing and medication for the babies