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£555raised of £500 target by 17 supporters

    Weʼve raised £555 to help provide text books for Kanjoo Primary School in remote rural Kenya.

    Funded on Wednesday, 3rd July 2019

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    Story

    I am Felix and I am attempting a 1600 m Spartan Race where I have to run, climb walls, go through mud, across rivers and complete other challenging obstacles and activities.

    When my Mum was in Kenya, she met the children in this photo. She met the community and she visited the school. There are, on average, 83 children in a class with ONE teacher. Teaching and learning takes place in a very challenging environment but this does not dampen enthusiasm. Children want to learn, teachers want to teach, they just need resources, buildings, water and access to education. I've chosen to help raise money for the text books that the school so desperately need.

    As stated in the Global Education Monitoring Report from UNESDOC, "Textbooks are especially relevant to improving learning outcomes in low income countries with large class sizes, a high proportion of unqualified teachers and a shortage of instructional time. Next to an engaged and prepared teacher, well-designed textbooks in sufficient quantities are the most effective way to improve instruction and learning." (Policy Paper 23)

    Thank you for sponsoring me and thank you Mum for helping me write this!

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      17

      • Polly and Sam

        Polly and Sam

        Mar 19, 2019

        Your lovely Auntie Polly and Uncle Sam, told me to give this to your worthy cause as well for doing such a good job of the Spartan! Well done Felix!

        £20.00

      • Tor

        Tor

        Mar 12, 2019

        So proud of you Felix! Amazing boy! xxxx

        £20.00

      • Rafferty Matthews

        Rafferty Matthews

        Mar 11, 2019

        Well done Felix!!! From Raffy, Rocco and Otis xxx

      • Melissa Lee

        Melissa Lee

        Mar 9, 2019

        Good luck darling Felix! So proud of you. Love you Auntie Mella xxx

        £5.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Mar 9, 2019

        This is from Jago's friend Max! Go Felix.

        £10.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Mar 9, 2019

        Yeehow. You got this my boy. So unbelievably proud of you and your enthusiasm. Now let's go get dirty!

        £50.00

      • Katie Snape

        Katie Snape

        Mar 8, 2019

        Go Felix!!! We'll be cheering you on from London and Edie and Arwen are VERY impressed you are doing this. Lots of love from all of us xxx

        £25.00

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