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Closed 31/12/2019

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£715
raised of £1,600 target by 24 supporters

    Weʼve raised £715 to Help fund a trip to Mbeya, Tanzania. In order to help the Grassroots Trust rekindle hope for Tanzanian children.

    Funded on Tuesday, 31st December 2019

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    Hi my name is Ben and I am a 17 year old sixth form student. In July my school are taking 24 students on a mission trip with The Grassroots Trust in order to help young children living in extreme poverty in Tanzania. I have always tried to do what I can in the community taking part in many charity fundraisers throughout school and as being a member of the scouting organisation currently I am an explorer scout. This trip will take me halfway across the world on a 33 hour journey. I cannot wait to be able to help those in true need as I am personally more than thankful for my very fortunate upbringing I have had in a privileged country. This is not the case for children in underdeveloped countries such as Tanzania, where children can go uneducated and hungry.

    I will be hands on and working directly with the children within the project in variety of ways:

    * Upkeep and maintenance - painting the children's areas and making beds.

    * Feeding programme - preparing and distributing the food and milk across the region

    * Livestock - collection and delivery of chickens

    * Interaction - Secondary school visits, playing sports with the children, conducting Grassroots period questionnaires, issuing blankets and water filters.

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      24

      • daniel coates

        daniel coates

        Jun 26, 2019

        Good Luck Ben, hope you raise enough money for this really good cause

        £25.00

      • Colin Drinkwater

        Colin Drinkwater

        Jun 25, 2019

        Best of luck with your fundraising Ben.

        £40.00

      • Angela Whiting

        Angela Whiting

        Jun 23, 2019

        Good luck Ben x

        £50.00

      • Daz Williams

        Daz Williams

        Jun 23, 2019

        Enjoy your trip Ben. Lots of love from your Texas family x Darren, Angey, Ty & Casey x

        £15.00

      • Audrey

        Audrey

        Jun 22, 2019

        Good luck Ben, great cause well done.

        £10.00

      • Paul Hackett

        Paul Hackett

        Jun 21, 2019

        Well done mate

        £25.00

      • Fundraising - Odd jobs

        Fundraising - Odd jobs

        Jun 17, 2019

        £50.00

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