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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Jun 26, 2019
Good Luck Ben, hope you raise enough money for this really good cause
Jun 25, 2019
Best of luck with your fundraising Ben.
Jun 23, 2019
Good luck Ben x
Jun 23, 2019
Enjoy your trip Ben. Lots of love from your Texas family x Darren, Angey, Ty & Casey x
Jun 22, 2019
Good luck Ben, great cause well done.
Jun 21, 2019
Well done mate
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