Weʼve raised £200 to Ella’s South Africa English Teaching Volunteer Programme
- Bishop's Stortford, UK
- Funded on Tuesday, 21st August 2018
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I am currently a student in my final year of sixth form at The Bishops Stortford High School. After my A levels, I am planning to take a gap year! As part of this gap year, I will be travelling to South Africa to volunteer as a teacher for children aged 8-14 for 5 weeks. I will be travelling with an organisation called Camp South Africa, supporting a charity ‘Through Sport United’, dedicated to helping community based development in underprivileged areas.
I will be mostly teaching English, with the opportunity to do some sports coaching too, in two different schools throughout the 5 weeks. The work volunteers carry out in underprivileged areas such as this are essential for children to gain an education, because levels of education do not stay within strict guidelines in South Africa. Some children will need help because they are falling behind, whilst others need some extra tuition because they are ahead in their classes which is encouraged by the charity.
All donations will help me help others! The donations will go towards the cost of the programme and the charity, which is a total cost of £1,019. Any other donations will then help towards me getting there – flights, vaccinations / medical forms and insurance.
The difference you make to people's lives during Camp South Africa will leave a lasting impression on you and everyone you spend time with.
Every donation will be very very much appreciated, however little or large! My target has to be hit by August 4th, 8 weeks before I leave! Any future fundraising events before this date will be posted on my Facebook page.
Any questions please get in touch, and thank you again for all your help!
Below are a couple of videos that bring my words to life in showing just how much Camp South Africa does!
many teachers find they create stronger bonds with the children and this is definitely shown in the amount of letters and cards they leave with.
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Aug 6, 2018
For you from me x
Jul 22, 2018
Jul 12, 2018
Good luck Ella xx
Jun 22, 2018
Good luck Ella! Hope you can make a difference! Wendy x
Apr 27, 2018
Looking forward to hearing all about it :)
Apr 24, 2018
Wishing you all the best on your big adventure!! Xxxx
Apr 23, 2018
Good Work Ella! You’ll have the best time out there as well as doing something Amazing for others. Proud of ya Cuz! X
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