Weʼre raising £350 to help me reach £1500 to get me to South Africa along with 19 others from Calderglen High to volunteer with children at our partner school.
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I have been given the amazing opportunity to travel to Cape Town, South Africa next month along with 19 fellow pupils and 3 teachers. The reason for our venture is to meet with and help the underprivileged children of our partner school Mountview High. Things as small as just pencils to write with, or tables and chairs to eat their lunch at are considered a luxury to these kids who live in a community of gang violence and severe poverty - things we take for granted they are eternally grateful for. One of our main goals is to provide them with all these staple school supplies; pencils, pens, dictionaries, and other crucial material things that we, in our privileged country don’t think twice about. Also, and equally as important, being able to fund them to see the unbelievable sights and experiences of their own hometown. Table Mountain - something they can see from their own windows, yet have never been able to visit themselves - being one of many examples.
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