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£860raised of £1,000 target by 29 supporters

    Weʼve raised £860 to make Christmas extra special for children in the Amazon Rainforest!

    Location
    Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios, Perú
    Time left
    Funded on Saturday, 24th December 2016

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    Hello all!

    I first came to Peru in April 2016 and my first stop was the Tambopata Reserve in Puerto Maldonado. I fell in love with the wildlife, the vast jungle canopy and also the beautiful people who live here. Now, 7 months later, my home is within a small community in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, in the Madre de Dios region.

    The local people have welcomed me into their lives and are helping me to learn about their culture and way of life. The families here live a simple life, with no running water or electricity. It hasn´t always been easy for me to adjust but their patience, warm hearts and appreciation for what they have has taught me a lot.

    This Christmas will be very different, but I´m hoping I can make it extra special for the children of the rainforest. With your help and small donations, I can buy each and every child a gift for Christmas. Whether it's a panetone and chocolate, some new shoes or a toy they can call their own, I want all the children to know what it feels like to have something given to them with love.

    Please help me to reach my donation target, even the smallest amount will help aid my fund. If everyone could sacrifice just one small thing from their weekly shop, or maybe even donate as part of a present to somebody else, all your support is welcomed and appreciated.

    Thank you again, and wishing you all the happiest Christmas yet.

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      • Buttface & Mrs Lovely

        Buttface & Mrs Lovely

        Dec 24, 2016

        MERRY CHRISTMAS CHERRINGTON MCNOBFACE!We miss you lots! Hope you have a spiffing Christmas and a totes amazeballs New Year.Come and visit your little fluffy niece soon!!!Lots of love! Xxx

        £30.00

      • Harriett  Carter-Mepsted

        Harriett Carter-Mepsted

        Dec 24, 2016

        Hi Cherry,Feliz Navidad from Australia. Hope this donation helps reaching your target- it is so lovely to see Peru has touched your heart the way it did mine all those years ago!

        £100.00

      • A Carter-Mepsted

        A Carter-Mepsted

        Dec 22, 2016

        what a lovely idea Cherry. Every child deserves a Christmas present. Love Ashley

        £50.00

      • Erin Walker

        Erin Walker

        Dec 22, 2016

        £30.00

      • Chelle Keenan

        Chelle Keenan

        Dec 22, 2016

        Cherry this is a wonderful thing to do. I'm only sorry I can't afford more xxxx

        £10.00

      • Sarah Farley

        Sarah Farley

        Dec 15, 2016

        Well done Cherry! Happy Christmas to you and all your town xxx

        £5.00

      • Misha Nadel

        Misha Nadel

        Dec 15, 2016

        Always happy to donate to a good cause :-)

        £20.00

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      Cherry Knight

      Cherry Knight

      Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios, Perú

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