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Weʼre raising £500 to help send me to Ecuador to build safe & hygienic kitchens in village schools, establish & maintain ethnobotanical gardens for reforestation.

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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I have been extremely lucky to have been picked to take part in a 4 week expedition to Ecuador next July with Camps International.
During my 4 weeks there, I will be actively involved in projects focused on improving the standard of living for rural communities.
One of the current projects that I may be involved with is the improvement of school kitchens. Currently some community schools provide lunch for all the children whereby the food is cooked and prepared in a classroom which is totally unsuitable and poses a real fire hazard. I will be helping on this project by continuing the alterations to provide the schools with safe and hygienic kitchens.
Some activities I could be doing include: mixing cement, plastering, painting and decorating buildings and making my own building materials.

I'll also be taking part in ongoing conservation activities to protect valuable and sensitive ecological areas.
The Amazon rainforest is one of the most important regions in the world and is home to more than 1000 animal species. However, it's also one of the most threatened. I'll be helping next year by establishing and maintaining an ethnobotanical garden and tree nursery for the community which can be used for reforestation and preserving cultural medicinal knowledge.
Some of the activities I'll be doing include: seed collection & harvesting, tree planting, general maintenance & construction.

In order to take part in this 4 week expedition & to help make a positive impact & difference to other people's lives, I need to raise £4600. I've already raised over £1600 through taking part in a swimathon, bagging at a local shop, cake sales and through my weekend work & babysitting.

I have other fundraising events planned, but in the meantime if you would like to help me on my way - any amount you can spare would be truly appreciated.

Thank you
Becky x

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    • Trudie Cottrell

      Trudie Cottrell

      Feb 27, 2017

      Have a good time at the quiz Becky xx

      £10.00

    • Nick Barlow

      Nick Barlow

      Feb 21, 2017

      Enjoy your trip of a lifetime.

      £50.00

    • Sophie Wilson

      Sophie Wilson

      Feb 4, 2017

      Good luck boo! Xxx

      £10.00

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