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£580raised of £500 target by 25 supporters

    Weʼve raised £580 to support Magazine Wharf Kids, a wonderful little charity which funds the education of children affected by ebola in Sierra Leone.

    Oxfordshire, UK and Freetown, Sierra Leone
    Funded on Tuesday, 14th June 2016

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    On 12 June 2016 pupils from Year 6 at Hazlegrove Prep School will take part in a sponsored walk over the Quantock Hills to raise money for two very deserving charities, one of which is the amazing Magazine Wharf Kids, established by Brigadier Charlie Herbert (a parent at Hazlegrove) while he was deployed to Sierra Leone as part of the international response to the ebola crisis that gripped West Africa in 2014-2015. The charity funds the education of children affected by ebola - many of whom lost one or both parents, or a sibling, and some of whom are ebola survivors themselves. The cost of educating a child is not high - about £120 per year - but beyond the means of many ordinary people, especially those from Magazine Wharf, a notably impoverished part of Freetown which was hit particularly badly by ebola. From humble beginnings the charity now supports 46 children and a number of their adult carers.

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      25

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jun 13, 2016

        I had a great day, you were all fantastic company! WELL DONE

        £5.00

      • Sam & Martha

        Sam & Martha

        Jun 12, 2016

        Good luck Oliver! Xxx

        £20.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jun 12, 2016

        £20.00

      • Rod Blunden

        Rod Blunden

        Jun 9, 2016

        What a good cause!!

        £40.00

      • Greg & Jill Blunden

        Greg & Jill Blunden

        Jun 9, 2016

        Good luck!

        £20.00

      • The Harveys

        The Harveys

        Jun 8, 2016

        Well done Amelia! Xx

        £10.00

      • Vanessa Blunden

        Vanessa Blunden

        Jun 8, 2016

        Well done Amelia and Year 6

        £20.00

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      Charlie Herbert

      Charlie Herbert

      Oxfordshire, UK and Freetown, Sierra Leone

      Brigadier Charlie Herbert set up Magazine Wharf Kids in mid-2015 while commanding the UK military forces in Sierra Leone deployed to help defeat the dreadful outbreak of ebola. Struck by the number of children dreadfully affected by ebola he now works to fund their education.

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