Weʼve raised £275 to Help send me to Uganda where I will be trekking to my project, be part of a team to help build a school and take part in the local culture.
- Paisley, United Kingdom
- International volunteering
- Time left
- Funded on Monday, 27th February 2017
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Going to Uganda will be a once in a life time opportunity. I will embark on the journey leaving from Glasgow on the 14th June, 2017. On arrival in Uganda our first day will be spent in Kampala before heading off on a 3 day trek along the Elgon Community Trail. After the trek I will be taking part in a community project. The community project is the main part of the trip and working with a team of my school friends we will be helping to build a school for the local children. Developing play grounds and taking part in teaching are also part of the project. At night I will be allowed to play and teach new games to the children too. For food I will be eating rice and beans unless I manage to 'catch' my food or find a market.
By going to Uganda I hope to become a more confident person with a better outlook on life. It will help me appreciate what I have and not to be so greedy or jelous. It will also allow my to show my communication and team work skills as I accomplish as much as possible alongside my school friends. This trip of a lifetime will also let me experience the difficulties of trying to raise the over all sum of £2500 plus travel expenses.
So far I have carried out lots of fundraising and have managed to raise just over £1500. I have completed activities such as gardening, carboot sales, painting, football cards and written to companies for donations. I intend to carry on fundraising and ask for your help to raise that last thousand pounds and anything over will help me with my kit costs, insurance and immunisation programme.
Please donate whatever you can, leave messages of support and if you can help in any other way please contact me.
David Mason started crowdfunding
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Feb 22, 2017
Hope you have a great experience in Uganda
Feb 17, 2017
Delighted to support this, cheers, andrew from the Scottish FA
Feb 17, 2017
Feb 16, 2017
Wishing you lots of luck in your amazing adventure. Look forward to Fiona giving us updates on your progress. From Neomi, Barry, Aidan and Daniel xxxx
Feb 13, 2017
Craig Wilson (Wilson)
Feb 9, 2017
Good luck David hopefully you get enough for an experience of a lifetime being able to visit Africa never mind build a school
Feb 5, 2017
DavidGood luck with your journey. I hope you gain as much from your experience as you are giving the pupils you are helping.
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