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Closed 18/03/2017

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£230raised of £500 target by 6 supporters

    Weʼve raised £230 to buy classroom furniture for Jubilee Academy and Ungana Academy in Kenya

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    Funded on Saturday, 18th March 2017

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    I am going to work in Jubilee Academy in Nakuru, Kenya in October 2017 with students and staff from Ely College. When I last visited the school in February of this year, the students there had classrooms but they were really lacking in classroom furniture. The tables and chairs they did have would fall apart during the lesson, often collapsing on children and injuring them. The Kenyan children are used to dragging their tables out and fixing them with old bits of wood and rusty nails but unfortunately they break again soon afterwards.

    I would like to buy chairs and tables for the school so the children can have a safe working environment and enjoy their lessons. I am aiming to buy the chairs and tables in-country so the money stays in Kenya where it is needed.

    Thank you so much for your donations. I will keep you updated on progress!

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      5 months ago

      Ella Watkins started crowdfunding

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      6

      • Mark Sirot-Smith

        Mark Sirot-Smith

        Mar 12, 2017

        Good luck with the fundraising - great idea. I know just how important these desks will be.

        £50.00

      • Clare  Watkins

        Clare Watkins

        Mar 9, 2017

        Well Done Ella and team.

        £50.00

      • Steve Crawley

        Steve Crawley

        Mar 9, 2017

        Go for it, Ella

        £10.00

      • Nicola Kears

        Nicola Kears

        Mar 8, 2017

        Good luck ella 😊.xx

        £10.00

      • Jan Watkins

        Jan Watkins

        Mar 8, 2017

        £100.00

      • Melanie Stobbs

        Melanie Stobbs

        Mar 8, 2017

        £10.00

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