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Take A Walk In Someone Else's Shoes In Bargara

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Africa cyclone recovery image.  Supplied by Alistair  Banks - The Highlands Presbyterian Church

A 20 kilometre walk will be held in Bargara on Saturday to raise money for victims of Cyclone Idai in Zimbabwe.

It was one of the worst tropical cyclones to affect Africa and the Southern Hemisphere, with over 1,000 people killed and 1.5 million people displaced.

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Organiser Nikki Staff came up with the idea came after she heard a story about a Zimbabwean woman who walked 20km with pots and pans on her head and donated them to those affected by the cyclone.

"And that's just so humbling, when you think someone's got nothing and they donate their pots and pans so that's where 'Take A Walk In Another's Shoes' comes from" she said.

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Africa cyclone recovery image.  Supplied by Alistair  Banks - The Highlands Presbyterian Church

She said the walk "Starts at 6am at the Basin in Bargara, they can arrive, come and do a 20 kilometre walk, or a run or cycle; we have a couple of people who are sailing".

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Africa cyclone recovery image.  Supplied by Alistair  Banks - The Highlands Presbyterian Church

"If you can, donate to the GoFundMe page which goes directly to Zimbabwe, that would be fantastic" she said.

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Africa cyclone recovery image.  Supplied by Alistair  Banks - The Highlands Presbyterian Church

70 have already signed up for the walk, you can donate through the GoFundMe page here.

Over $102,000 has been raised so far.

By Frances Adcock and Michelle Price