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£20,416
raised of £10,000 target by 847 supporters

    Weʼve raised £20,416 to bring home my beautiful sister Kishori, who passed away suddenly in Colombia due to an allergic reaction

    Funded on Sunday, 18th September 2016

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    As some of you may know, my beautiful sister, Kishori, passed away suddenly while travelling in Colombia due to a severe allergic reaction. However, as many of you may not know- it is a VERY long and expensive process to get her home and sadly (incredibly annoyingly) she had no travel insurance which would have hopefully covered this part of the expense.

    Kishori was a 21 year old girl at the prime of her life. She has spent her past year all over the world, skiing in Grenoble and partying in Valencia. She was travelling in South America as a final hurrah on her year abroad before returning to University in Nottingham in September. She spent the final two weeks of her life taking on Colombia single handedly, bungee jumping and paragliding (despite her fear of heights) and was literally having the time of her life. Although our pain is indescribable, it is important, and comforting to know that Kishori would have changed nothing about the past year of her life.

    But, it's now time for her to come home. We are already lobbying the Colombian government to release her body, but unfortunately there is also a great deal of expense that needs to be covered even before she is back on home soil. My Dad and I have decided to set up this page to ask for any donation, however small, to help relieve the burden of the costs of bringing Kishori home. Every little helps (literally) and we are already very grateful for the love, support and kindness so many have offered.

    Although our target is incredibly high, this is the total cost of getting her home, so we thought we might as well aim high and see what we can achieve. However, ALL help is HUGELY appreciated and even if we raise only a fraction of this amount we will be delighted and immensely grateful as it will certainly help reduce the burden of the costs on my family.

    Thank you!!! Anmika (Kishori's big sister)

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    • Anmika Salter5 years ago
      Anmika Salter

      Anmika Salter

      5 years ago
      Update from the Page owner

      The support we have recieved, both through this page, in flowers, cards, love, presence and kindness is overwhelming. I would like to extend my deepest thanks during this difficult time. Kishori's body was repatriated on Monday 12th September, and her memorial took place last Friday. She will be cremated this week. Thank you so much for helping to make this possible. Anmika

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    847

    • Cleo VV

      Cleo VV

      Sep 18, 2016

      The ceremony on Friday was extraordinary and I know how important it is now to bring her home. Thinking of you all.

      £50.00

    • This one's for Josh!!!! RIP Kishori... X

      This one's for Josh!!!! RIP Kishori... X

      Sep 15, 2016

      £50.00

    • Family of a fellow Latymer student

      Family of a fellow Latymer student

      Sep 14, 2016

      Sending you and your family our deepest sympathies.

      £20.00

    • Lizzy

      Lizzy

      Sep 12, 2016

      I hope others help to bring the relief you all deserve at this time. May her radiant soul continue to brighten your darkest hours x

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 9, 2016

      May God give you all the strength and courage to get through this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 7, 2016

      £5.00

    • Sophie Jacobson

      Sophie Jacobson

      Sep 5, 2016

      Good luck raising more money!

      £5.00

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    Anmika Salter

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    I am Kishori's big sister, campaigning for my younger sister.

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