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£860raised of £1,600 target by 11 supporters

    Weʼve raised £860 to help a little boy desperate to receive his education in Nepal

    Location
    Bhaktapur, Central Development Region, Nepal
    Time left
    Funded on Saturday, 24th December 2016

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    Story

    I met Raj during my stay in Bhaktapur, Nepal. He was a wide eyed inquisitive little boy who was desperate to go to school but was unable to due to financial problems in his home.

    His father had recently died and his mother could not afford to send him, as well as his three sisters, to receive a decent education. Every day Raj sobbed as he watched his sisters and his friends go off to school. I knew that I could help in some way.

    I've paid for Raj to get a good education in a private school for the next two years. Public schools do exist in Bhaktapur but unfortunately they are not only bursting at the seams with children, many are also rife with corruption.

    In four months, this little boy is excelling at school and shows me his school report with pride whenever I see him. I've been to see him in the classroom and have spoken to the headteacher who is overjoyed with his progress. Raj told me that he wants to do well so that he can support his mother when he grows up and help other kids like him to go to school in the future. Please help me, in anyway you can, to support him through his education. I can't do it alone.

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      11

      • Kirstin

        Kirstin

        Dec 18, 2016

        So amazing Amie! Much love - keep up the amazing work xxx

        £30.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Dec 18, 2016

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Dec 18, 2016

        Enjoy school!xx

      • Ken Chui

        Ken Chui

        Dec 18, 2016

        What a truly inspiring story of someone who wants to learn so much, who wants to live and who wants to grow and prosper in all ways .Thank you for giving us this chance to share our lights ❤️️

        £30.00

      • Aloysia Jardine

        Aloysia Jardine

        Dec 18, 2016

        £10.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Dec 16, 2016

        This donation is the money I have saved since I stopped self medicating with alcohol, and started self medicating with yoga :-) I am so happy to be able to give it to help Raj instead.

      • Miss J.L.Simons

        Miss J.L.Simons

        Nov 29, 2016

        Happy birthday and here's my donation to this amazing cause! Let's help this little one achieve his dreams ❤️

        £20.00

      About the fundraiser
      Amie Simons

      Amie Simons

      Bhaktapur, Central Development Region, Nepal

      For the last six years I've been working with local charities and NGOs to support disadvantaged young people in my area. This year, I ventured to Nepal to rebuild schools following the earthquake and decided to help people I met whilst on my journey who were in need of support.

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