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    Weʼve raised £1,767 to help fund my volunteer placement in Tanzania, where I will work in poverty stricken areas as a student children's nurse.

    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Funded on Monday, 11th June 2018

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    Sadly, my Dad passed away a few months before I started my nursing training. On the days when everything gets too much and I want to run back home, I remember my Dad's face when I told him I had been accepted onto this degree and how happy he was for me that I was fulfilling my dream. Knowing how proud of me he was means everything to me. I hope he is proud of me now. I can still feel the presence of his love radiating through me and this is what gives me the strength and determination to become the best nurse I can be, and to spread as much happiness and love as I can through my life and my work.

    Now it's time to fulfil another dream...

    I am going on a 3-week elective placement to in Tanzania, in June 2018. I am likely to see cases of advanced HIV, which affects around 1.4 million people in Tanzania and will have the opportunity to help improve the lives and experiences of these patients. I will be based in a busy hospital where I will work as a student pediatric nurse in multiple areas from emergency cases, delivering babies, to treating children with HIV, AIDS, tropical diseases, and malnourishment. I will also spend time living in a remote African village, working in a clinic treating patients that may have travelled for days to be seen. I will also be carrying out a mass vaccination programme, HIV counselling and health promotion work, as well as spending time volunteering at a local orphanage to impart more love and many more cuddles! University encourages each student volunteer to try and raise sponsorship -I don't take asking for sponsorship lightly and will work as much as I can to help fund myself, but as a full-time student on a demanding degree, my time is necessarily limited. Donations go towards: the cost of the placement, well needed medical supplies for the hospitals such as gloves/masks/ sanitizer/ blood pressure monitors, presents for children and towards HIV/ AIDS projects.

    Please know that any smile I bring to a child’s face, any laughter I can share, any healing I can provide, will be thanks to you for helping me get there.

    Thank you SO much!

    Ebony Jane x

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      43

      • Beryl Lowe

        Beryl Lowe

        Apr 3, 2018

        It's a privilege to have a little share in what you're doing, Ebony Jane! This is from both of us with our love and good wishes for your trip. John & Beryl

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Nov 2, 2017

        Wishing you a wonderful trip! You will spread so much joy and your dad (and all your family and friends!) will be so so proud.

      • Isobel Beal

        Isobel Beal

        Oct 9, 2017

        So proud of what you are doing Ebony-JaneWith loveIsobel

        £30.00

      • Suzanne Marshall-Forsyth

        Suzanne Marshall-Forsyth

        Sep 22, 2017

        £100.00

      • Brian and Caroline

        Brian and Caroline

        Sep 19, 2017

        Clearly you have a calling for this humanitarian cause. You are a very special person and we wish you every possible success in achieving your goals.Brian and Caroline

        £30.00

      • Emma Brooksbank

        Emma Brooksbank

        Sep 11, 2017

        Hi Ebony Jane, I saw your lovely letter in the parish magazine, what a great thing you are doing, very happy to support you. all best, Emma Brooksbank

        £30.00

      • Louise Hampson

        Louise Hampson

        Sep 9, 2017

        What a brilliant thing to be doing, well done Ebony Jane! I am sure your Dad is with you all the way.

        £100.00

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