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£1,550raised of £1,500 target by 41 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,550 to Fund new toilets and a clean water supply at Mpora rural family home

    Location
    Fort Portal, Western Region, Uganda
    Time left
    Funded on Tuesday, 3rd January 2017

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    Morence Mpora was educated by missionaries and passionately believes in the value of education. The Mpora Rural family home is a community based organisation supporting the poorest children and families in the region. there are two schools on site but recent flooding has catastrophically undermined the sewage system. This renovation work aims to provide clean water and an improved sewage system to prevent children contracting dysentery and diahorrea so that they can learn in a clean and healthy environment.
    I met Morence when I was travelling around East Africa and have been back several times to visit the amazing children there. it is such a happy place and Morence has proved really resilient, coping with some terrible events in the past, such as when rebels arrived in the 1990s, as well as malaria and yes, OFSTED inspections!
    find out more http://www.ugandahomestay.com/


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    • Gabrielle Rowles

      Gabrielle Rowles

      14 days ago

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    • Gabrielle Rowles

      Gabrielle Rowles

      a month ago

      Gabrielle Rowles

      Fantastic news. We have now funded a septic tank which is a brilliant start for the process of making the toilets safe at the primary and secondary schools. Thanks so much to all friends who have contributed and Happy Christmas

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    • Gabrielle Rowles

      Gabrielle Rowles

      a month ago

      Gabrielle Rowles

      Fantastic. We have hit the first target and we are getting close to affording one of the septic tanks. Thanks so much everyone. I'm trying to think of ideas for a big fundraising event in the new year. All ideas welcome.

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    • Gabrielle Rowles

      Gabrielle Rowles

      2 months ago

      Gabrielle Rowles

      Really hoping I can get £5 from enough people so that we can start getting the toilets fixed and let these children go back to school.

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    41

    • Jacqui Shaw

      Jacqui Shaw

      Jan 2, 2017

      Keep the good work up Gabrielle!! x

      £10.00

    • Simon Battle

      Simon Battle

      Dec 28, 2016

      Good luck with the new loos Gabs. You look awfully young in these photos, are they from 1987? :-)

      £20.00

    • Mike Humphreys

      Mike Humphreys

      Dec 24, 2016

      Good luck, great cause. Mike and K

      £50.00

    About the fundraiser
    Gabrielle Rowles

    Gabrielle Rowles

    Fort Portal, Western Region, Uganda

    Whilst travelling I had the opportunity to meet and live with fantastic people who made me feel very welcome. I am really happy that this personal connection has allowed me to stay in touch and helpout wherever possible with my friends and family. money goes directly where needed

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