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Closed 19/03/2018

raised of £100,000 target by 35 supporters

    Weʼve raised £5,220 to support the David Hoyle Foundation (Registered charity application is in progress and Gift Aid will be sought when complete).

    Crondall, United Kingdom
    Funded on Monday, 19th March 2018

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    David was a social scientist who devoted his life to protecting African forests and natural ecosystems for the biodiversity they harbour; for the local people that depend on them; and to secure their vital role in mitigating dangerous climate change.

    By cruel irony, after a life dedicated to protecting forests, and evading the dangers of working in remote parts of Africa, David was snatched away by a tree, blown onto his car roof by high winds on 6th June 2017 - just 5 minutes from his home in Crondall.

    David spent and enjoyed many years living and working in Cameroon where he met his wife and many friends. His time spent living “village life” was particularly important in helping him understand and offer real support to meet human needs.

    The David Hoyle Foundation (DHF) is being established to continue David's good work and ensure a long lasting legacy in Crondall (UK), Nguti (Cameroon) and within the conservation and community development world.

    DHF will initially support the following areas:

    (1) Education:
    a. Support future generations of conservationists, from school age by re-introducing environmental education into primary & secondary schools in Crondall & Nguti
    b. Raise the awareness of conservation & global warming by funding university scholarships for students focused on environmental studies
    c. Provide scholarships to university students whose expertise will lead to a concrete development outcome for Nguti

    (2) Capital Investments: Finance essential capital projects, with priority sectors to include health, education, agriculture, water, hygiene and sanitation

    (3) Sustainable Agriculture: Provide agricultural extension training, equipment and services according to best practices for sustainability

    (4) Building Bonds: Build upon the bond between Nguti and Crondall by focusing on exchange visits between the two villages.

    Thank you in advance for your donation.

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      • Christine and Tom Aubrey

        Christine and Tom Aubrey

        Feb 10, 2018

        Remembering David, a delightful member of the group that went to Malawi in 1986, and a lively Lancing geographer.


      • Anonymous


        Feb 3, 2018

        Best wishes for success with the fundraising. Sorry we could not come to the launch. C and C


      • helen dyne

        helen dyne

        Jan 28, 2018

        Glad to support such a wonderful cause ... much love the Dyne Family ... happy to donate with my glass art if you ever require for fund raising events. <3


      • Anonymous


        Jan 25, 2018

      • The Slaters (Church Street)

        The Slaters (Church Street)

        Jan 24, 2018

        Very inspired after the launch! Good luck with everything!


      • alan and pam thackrey

        alan and pam thackrey

        Jan 24, 2018

      • David Hillyard

        David Hillyard

        Jan 24, 2018

        A small donation to help fulfil the ambitions of a great man who I sadly never met.


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