The 2022 Distinguished Gentleman's Ride - Curacao Edition

Member

Ishwar Offerman


Local organization

JCI Creative Leaders In Curaçao


National organization

Dutch Caribbean


Member

Ishwar Offerman


Duration

From March 1 to May 22, 2022

Target

Men 18 - 75


Target population

80000


Target avg age

35


People impacted

5000


Root cause

Population not active enough


Sustainable Development Goal

Good Health and Well-Being


Purpose

Create awareness for men's health (Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer and Suicide Prevention)


Overview

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride 2022 is an event held worldwide with the purpose to assist in awareness around the topics on
Men’s Health, prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health as well as suicide prevention.


Results

The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride was successfully held on may 22th, 2022. this event reached it's limit of 100 rides 5 days before the event. During the promotiong phase JCI together with other stake holders visits all major media outlets in Curacao to promote the event and shared our experience with prostate cancer awareness campaign such as "No Shave November" Also during the media tour we where joined by survivor of Prostate and Testicular Cancer and MEN the suffer of depression. They shared their impactful stories with the curacao Public. During the event day, all the stops where visited by crowds varying from 50 - 500 people. Also on the day we where joined by the minister of Health, award winning oncologist Prof. dr. Bob Pinedo, Curacao Medical Center Director, PWF Director Frieda Geller and Famous Comedian Jandino Asporaat.


Recommendations

For the next edition of The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride we would like:
To expand the amount of riders,
Lower the amount of stops to make every stop on the road more elaborate. This way we would have more time to give information in every stop.


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