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Weʼre raising £1,500 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
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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 Power10 days ago
    Emma Power

    Emma Power

    10 days 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 Power

    3 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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    3 months ago
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Page last updated on: 8/13/2018 11:55 AM

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24

  • 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

  • Lisa Twamley

    Lisa Twamley

    Aug 1, 2018

    Sorry I can’t make the fundraiser Emma! Best of luck!

    £10.00

  • Will Nunn

    Will Nunn

    Jul 31, 2018

    Best of luck with the volunteering Emma!

    £20.00

  • Andrew Power

    Andrew Power

    Jul 25, 2018

    Catch me if you can!

    £100.00

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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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