Franco’s Challenge

Franco Mancini is taking a break from his City of London career to ride his motorbike 11,000 kms from Italy to Nepal on behalf of Child Action Nepal, a UK charity which supports small orphanages in Kathmandu. His target is to raise £40,000 on the trip across 14 countries. He is leaving Siena, Italy on 13th September 2010 and hopes to arrive by the end of October. Learn more about his journey on And follow his progress on his Facebook page Franco's Challenge which he will update along the way. You can sponsor his adventure and donate to Child Action Nepal at