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

Weʼre raising £1,600 to Help fund a trip to Mbeya, Tanzania. In order to help the Grassroots Trust rekindle hope for Tanzanian children.

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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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    Page last updated on: 6/26/2019 16.06

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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

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      Fundraising - Odd jobs

      Jun 17, 2019

      £50.00

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