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    Weʼve raised £650 to aid me in my placement to Sri Lanka to volunteer for 4 weeks to gain experience in a low-resource hospital.

    Kandy, Sri Lanka
    Funded on Monday, 20th August 2018

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    I hoped that you may be able to provide me with a donation towards my hospital placement in Sri Lanka, any donations would be very much appreciated.

    I am taking my placement with Work the World, a reputable company who have been conducting healthcare trips to developing countries for over a decade. The placement is structured to help students like me to gain experience with treating diseases and advanced pathophysiology that are rare in the Western World. I will be able to apply my knowledge that I have learnt in the last 2 years at university to care for patients in Sri Lanka and share skills with the local clinical staff in Kandy.

    My hospital placement to Sri Lanka will mean I get to experience practicing in a developing country and get first-hand experience in a very different clinical setting to that at home, which will be useful because patients in my local hospital are multi-cultural so I will be able to support them better.

    Before I commence my placement, I am going to learn some key phrases in Sinhalese and when I am in Sri Lanka we are given the opportunity to learn more of their language, which will help me to communicate with the patients. I will also be able to meet with other students from all over the world and share experiences with each other.

    I will be there for 4 weeks and will be keeping a diary of my experiences. Just by working abroad for this period it will develop my understanding of various cultural needs and improve my non-verbal communication, which is key for nursing.

    On my return from Sri Lanka, I would be very happy to share my experiences with everyone.

    Amber

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      16

      • Stefan & Veronika

        Stefan & Veronika

        Jul 24, 2018

        £20.00

      • Paul Hutchins

        Paul Hutchins

        Jul 4, 2018

        Good luck and enjoy the experience.

        £20.00

      • Juste Hessou

        Juste Hessou

        Jun 20, 2018

        Such a good initiative Amber. All the best!

        £20.00

      • Nick Gibbons

        Nick Gibbons

        May 20, 2018

        Well done Amber. I wish I was as motivated as you clearly are when I was your age. I'm sure that it will be a fantastic and rewarding experience.

        £20.00

      • Hung & Lily Truong

        Hung & Lily Truong

        May 14, 2018

        What a great and worthy experience! Good luck Amber, and safe journey. With our best wishes.

        £50.00

      • Rakesh handoo

        Rakesh handoo

        May 11, 2018

        Very good cause, all the best.

        £50.00

      • Mathulan Ganeshan (Barings)

        Mathulan Ganeshan (Barings)

        May 8, 2018

        Enjoy Kandy.. please take a good umbrella with you :-).

        £100.00

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      Amber James

      Amber James

      Kandy, Sri Lanka

      My name is Amber James and I am a student at Anglia Ruskin University, studying Adult Nursing. I’m in my second year of study and hope to become a qualified nurse in the next two years. I am taking part in a placement in Sri Lanka to gain experience in a developing hospital.

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