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£475raised of £3,000 target by 3 supporters

    Weʼve raised £475 to assist in a construction project for underprivileged children in Quepos, Costa Rica

    Location
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Time left
    Funded on Monday, 30th January 2017

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    I would love to go to Costa Rica in 2017 and experience an incredible adventure and to help improve the quality of life for the local community.

    In the UK we have such a privileged start to life with safe, high quality education on our doorsteps. I want the children in the village of Quepos to have the same opportunity by helping to build and improve classrooms with murals and renovation work. By performing basic maintenance and brightening their classrooms I hope to make their learning more fun and enjoyable. I believe I can use my creative skills in the project to make a space that will encourage children in their studies and help them to further their education while feeling safe.

    The trip will be £1495 for basic accommodation and building materials as well as cultural activities. Clothing and equipment is approximate £500 and the remaining amount will cover my flight and other travel expenses. Any additional contributions over my initial target will be donated to help fund other local projects.

    I can’t wait to embark on an adventure of a life time and I’m so glad you have expressed interest in my trip.

    Thank you.

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      6 months ago

      Emma Smith started crowdfunding

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      • Family

        Family

        Oct 29, 2016

        Thanks to all for a great evening shared with our extended family. Happy times :)

        £325.00

      • Sue Shaw

        Sue Shaw

        Oct 24, 2016

        Good luck with your project Emma x

        £50.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Oct 5, 2016

        Hi Emma, £100 to get you started. We're very proud of you for taking on this challenge. Love Mum & Dad

        £100.00

      About the fundraiser
      Emma Smith

      Emma Smith

      Manchester, United Kingdom

      Hi, I am Emma and I’m a 16 years old. I am a massive film and animation fan and I enjoy using my creative thinking in different ways. I would really love to travel to Costa Rica in 2017 to experience a different culture and to help improve schools for the local children.

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