4
4

PROJECT EVA

$175 of $30,000 goal

Raised by 3 people in 1 month
Created September 18, 2018
Team Mario Rigby
Hello, my name is Mario Rigby  and last January, I completed a 12,000 km (7,500 miles) walk across the continent of Africa entirely by foot and kayak. Crossing Africa was a rigorous and breathtaking two-year journey. I walked from village-to-village, tribe-to-tribe, and city-to-city, intimately experiencing the everyday lives of Africans along the eastern part of the continent.

THANK YOU!
With the generous support from my family, friends, and new friends on social media, and the overwhelming hospitality of Africans I met along my journey, I was able to share my stories with the world. Together, we helped break stereotypes. We inspired each other to chase our dreams, be brave, and experience the world. I found life and I found home.  

NEW EXPEDITION: Project EVA!
During Crossing Africa , I came up with the idea for my next expedition, Project EVA  (“EVA” is short for Electric Vehicle Africa), set to launch in early 2019. In Africa, I witnessed first-hand the growing need for transportation and access to energy. Project EVA will shine a spotlight on the value of alternative technologies, and how they can help fulfill our transportation and energy needs. Yes, they exist and work!   



33070216_1537327769877891_r.jpeg
33070216_1537333943735041_r.jpeg
PROJECT EVA Route (Blue)
33070216_153732751325663_r.jpeg
33070216_1537326976560958_r.jpeg 
EVA SPOTLIGHT. Project EVA  is more than an adventure of a lifetime. 
33070216_1537335971177592_r.jpeg
I’m so excited to begin Project EVA and be the first person ever to drive an EV around the African continent. My team and I truly believe this project can build enough momentum to change the status quo, not only in Africa, but globally as well. With your support, let’s inspire young Africans and the world to think big and long term about the limitless possibilities of sustainable innovation.   

For more information and updates about Project EVA , visit my website MarioRigby.com  and follow along on Facebook , Instagram , Twitter , and YouTube .

Thank you!

Mario Rigby
#ProjectEVA
+ Read More

$175 of $30,000 goal

Raised by 3 people in 1 month
Created September 18, 2018
Team Mario Rigby
Your share could be bringing in donations. Sign in to track your impact.
   Connect
We will never post without your permission.
In the future, we'll let you know if your sharing brings in any donations.
We weren't able to connect your Facebook account. Please try again later.
GR
$50
George Rocha
16 days ago
RM
$25
Robyn Morris
26 days ago
MS
$100
Marla & Kasha Slavner
1 month ago
or
Use My Email Address
By continuing, you agree with the GoFundMe
terms and privacy policy
There's an issue with this Campaign Organizer's account. Our team has contacted them with the solution! Please ask them to sign in to GoFundMe and check their account. Return to Campaign

Are you ready for the next step?
Even a $5 donation can help!
Donate Now Not now
Connect on Facebook to keep track of how many donations your share brings.
We will never post on Facebook without your permission.