£520raised of £1,650 target by 16 supporters

Weʼre raising £1,650 to help Callum go to Nepal in summer 2017 for a volunteering task.

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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I'm a profoundly deaf 16 year old BSL user. I've successfully adapted to a deaf school that uses speech only. I am very interested in other countries and communities and how they cope with their lack of resources.

I'm currently doing 'A' Levels in Maths, Further Maths and Science.

This 3 week trip to Nepal in July 2017 is a fantastic opportunity for myself to enrich my personal development and to become a global citizen.

We will be giving support to a third world community. With a group of Deaf VoluntEars I will be immersed in the wonders of Nepal, go trekking in the Himalayas, live in a remote mountain community and volunteer in a school.

I'll be supported by Voluntears a charity that helps deaf people volunteer overseas (http://www.voluntears.info/)

I'd like to thank Eric & Greta Barthmolomew, George Uldemollins and Catherine McGowan for donating a grand total of £100 to help start my fundraising on a previous JustGiving page (now expired).

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    Callum McGowan

    2 months ago

    Callum McGowan

    I am now 10% reached my target but this fundraising is hard work!!

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3 months ago

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  • Margaret Bailie

    Margaret Bailie

    Jan 11, 2017

    You were the first baby out of all my friends so always be my special one, go smash this Callum, love you, proud of you and know your going to smash this xxx


  • Rose and Steven

    Rose and Steven

    Jan 2, 2017

    Good luck Callum! Xx


  • Ash


    Jan 2, 2017

    From Ashleigh 😙


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Callum McGowan

Callum McGowan

Sheffield, United Kingdom

I need to raise over £1,750 to go to Nepal to trek in the Himalayas, to live in a remote mountain community and volunteer in a school. All this will help broaden my global citizenship. It will be interesting to find out what it's like to go vegetarian for a few weeks.

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