We did it!

Annabel Heywood raised £50 from 3 supporters.

or

Start your own crowdfunding page

Closed 16/01/2017

2%
£50raised of £2,300 target by 3 supporters

    Weʼve raised £50 to help fund my charity trip to Malawi in 2017

    Location
    Culford, United Kingdom
    Time left
    Funded on Monday, 16th January 2017

    What is crowdfunding?

    Crowdfunding is the new way to raise money for a personal cause on JustGiving.

    Story

    Every July since 2009, a group of Lower Sixth pupils and teachers from Culford have travelled to Malawi for three weeks to carry out voluntary work in ‘the warm heart of Africa’. In the summer of 2016 they implemented projects to improve the lives of some of the poorest people in Africa, visiting schools, orphanages and even a prison. They refurbished 2 classrooms at Nankhufi School, serviced and repaired bore holes and built a new energy efficient stove for the village to help combat the deforestation in Africa. As part of the Good Friday project they served phala, a vitamin and nutrient rich soya porridge to hundreds of school children and villagers, aiming to encourage children to stay in school by offering them a hot meal. They also implemented Project My Girl which provides PSHCE education for girls in Malawi and distributes sanitary kits to young girls and women in the surrounding area. We also do games and songs with the young children out there.

    In the summer of 2017 I will be taking part in the next stage of this project and continuing the legacy as a result I need to raise at least £2,300 to enable me to go.

    Inspired by our Olympians and Paralympians in 2016 I am determined to get myself back to full fitness after being out of the pool for 10 months due to an injury. As a result I am aiming to swim the equivalent distance from John O’Groats to Land’s End before I go to Malawi – this equates to a massive 54,250 lengths of a 25m pool. I will keep a weekly record of the lengths swum and will update this site. Any sponsorship no matter how large or small would be greatly appreciated.

    Updates

    1

    • Annabel Heywood

      Annabel Heywood

      4 months ago

      Annabel Heywood

      2 months in and having a week off due to illness, i have swum 125,000 metres, which equates to 5,000 lengths and is 9.2% of the total distance completed. Winter champs this weekend, adding onto the total #westsuffolkswimming

      Update from the Page owner

      Share this update to help us raise more

    5 months ago

    Annabel Heywood started crowdfunding

    Leave a message of support

    Supporters

    3

    • Mum xxx

      Mum xxx

      Sep 26, 2016

      2 races 2 PB's. Well done.

      £10.00

    • En-en

      En-en

      Sep 19, 2016

      £20.00

    • Mum xxxx

      Mum xxxx

      Sep 18, 2016

      Here's your starter. Remember to kick! Every PB this season will equal £5 for the cause!

      £20.00

    About the fundraiser
    Annabel Heywood

    Annabel Heywood

    Culford, United Kingdom

    Currently in Lower 6th at Culford School studying A levels with the aim of getting into Medical School. Competes regularly for the school in National Competitions and West Suffolk Swimming Club in Regional and County Competitions.

    Report this Page

    * JustGiving crowdfunders pay a small fee for our service. Find out how much it is and what we do for it.

    Great people make things happen

    Do you know anyone in need or maybe want to help a local community cause?

    Create you own page and donʼt let that cause go unfunded!

    Start a new PageAbout Crowdfunding