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    Weʼve raised £1,210 to Working as Speech and Language Therapists in Cambodia for 4 months. Supporting schools, children's hospitals and a new university programme.

    Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Funded on Sunday, 30th September 2018

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    Story

    As a newly-qualified Speech and Language Therapist (SLT), myself and 7 of my peers will be working in Cambodia from September to December. Through a project which was set up by one of our lecturers, volunteers like ourselves have been working across Phnom Penh each year since 2007, establishing local expertise by empowering local staff to offer basic speech and language services within a multi-disciplinary context, with the aim to improve quality of life and social inclusion for people with speech and language difficulties. We will be split into 4 teams to work in children's schools, the mental health sector and in children's hospitals.

    Before September I'll be organising various events in an attempt to raise the necessary funds to make this possible. The money raised will go towards flights, living costs, and the resources needed while working there.

    To start off, I'm running a half marathon on good Friday. Any contributions to help motivate my big butt to get around the track would be most welcomed!

    If anyone would like to know a bit more about the project, please get in touch.

    Thanking you all in advance :)

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    • Emma Power5 months ago
      Emma Power

      Emma Power

      5 months ago

      Following a whopping success of a sports day fundraiser last night, I’ll be running a race tomorrow. I continue to be blown away by everyone’s generosity. Thank you all for the support!

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    • Emma Power8 months ago
      Emma Power

      Emma Power

      8 months ago

      I’ve been a bit quiet on here with finals, but hoping to get back into the fundraising spirit now that things are wrapping up!

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    • Emma Power8 months ago
      Emma Power

      Emma Power

      8 months ago
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    10 months ago

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    Page last updated on: 9/9/2018 18.46

    Supporters

    27

    • Katie Slattery

      Katie Slattery

      Sep 9, 2018

      No better woman for the job. Best of luck with everything! Xx

      £100.00

    • Lucy

      Lucy

      Aug 26, 2018

      Go Emma!!!

      £15.00

    • Lucy Riordan

      Lucy Riordan

      Aug 24, 2018

      £20.00

    • Sadhbh

      Sadhbh

      Aug 13, 2018

      Good luck girl!

      £30.00

    • Hannah Williams

      Hannah Williams

      Aug 12, 2018

      Go on girl - you’ve got this!

      £10.00

    • Mark Halpin

      Mark Halpin

      Aug 10, 2018

      Good Luck!សំណាងល្អ!

      £20.00

    • Josh Donnelly

      Josh Donnelly

      Aug 10, 2018

      No better boss ;)

      £50.00

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    Emma Power

    Emma Power

    Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    As a (not too) mature student, I finally followed my dream of becoming a speech and language therapist. It's been grueling being a student again, but it will all have been worth it come July. I'm so thrilled to have this opportunity to share my newly acquired skills in Cambodia!

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