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£1,050raised of £1,500 target by 18 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,050 to help our friend Dewi and her family rebuild after the Lombok Earthquake destroyed their home.

    Lombok, East Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
    Funded on Saturday, 22nd September 2018

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    Story

    Last August Becky Rainforth and I were lucky enough to have our dream wedding in Indonesia on the Gili Islands, Lombok.

    This August Lombok has been shook multiple times by disastrous earthquakes, causing large scale destruction and loss of life.

    We met some of the nicest people possible whilst in Lombok last year, including the lady who helped organise our perfect day, Dewi Ayu, who has lost her family home is currently staying in a relief tent with her family.

    We feel compelled to do something to help in what little way we can and so we are trying to raise some funds to donate to Dewi and her family to help them to start to rebuild their lives.

    Any donation would be greatly appreciated - I put a target originally of £300 on here, purely because it asks you to. I did not know whether it would be possible to reach that, exceed it or just raise £100...we kindly received £300 within a day. I have now set an more ambitious target of £1500 - but any amount I am positive will be greatly received and will help start the recovery process.

    This fundraiser is for a personal contact of mine in Lombok. The proceeds will go directly to her to be used how her family deem best for themselves and their village.

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    • Alex Rainforth2 months ago
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      2 months ago

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    • Alex Rainforth2 months ago
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      Alex Rainforth

      2 months ago

      Fundraising has now finished, and thanks to the generosity of everyone who donated, we managed to raise over £1000 on just giving, plus further finds away from the page. The funds have now been transferred to Dewi! She has purchased 30 bags of rice for her village and will soon begin work on her new house. Thanks again to everyone who donated!

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    4 months ago

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    Page last updated on: 10/9/2018 12:07 PM

    Supporters

    18

    • Sandra Moran

      Sandra Moran

      Aug 21, 2018

      Well done Alex in taking the initiative to give something back.

      £10.00

    • Holly Robbins

      Holly Robbins

      Aug 20, 2018

      Best wishes to everyone affected.

      £10.00

    • Adam Foster

      Adam Foster

      Aug 17, 2018

      Good luck hitting your target for a great cause.

      £10.00

    • Gary Palmer

      Gary Palmer

      Aug 17, 2018

      Good cause Alex

      £10.00

    • Nicki Lygo

      Nicki Lygo

      Aug 15, 2018

      So sorry to hear this. Here’s to a speedy rebuild of this community and generosity from those who are able

      £20.00

    • Mark Woodruff

      Mark Woodruff

      Aug 10, 2018

      £500.00

    • Anna Carolina Lins

      Anna Carolina Lins

      Aug 10, 2018

      £30.00

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    Alex Rainforth

    Alex Rainforth

    Lombok, East Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

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