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£3,675
raised of £3,000 target by 117 supporters

    Weʼve raised £3,675 to fund the final part of Erenjang nursery schools renovation.

    Funded on Sunday, 14th May 2017

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    We have already raised £7000 with the help of our very generous supporters. Now we must raise the remaining £3000 to hit our £10K target and renovate Erenjang nursery.

    Erenjang Nursery School is situated in the very pool village of Kotu, The Gambia, West Africa and is in desperate need of renovation.
    The nursery school houses 118 children aged 2-7 years old. Sadly, funding through local support or from the nursery itself is near impossible.
    For the majority of children in Kotu, school is their only opportunity to live a normal life. Out of education the reality of life is tough. Gambia is one of Africa smallest and poorest nations, ranking 168th out of the 187 countries in the UN. Children are often raised by their not much older brothers and sisters and required to work from a very young age.
    Education gives hope of a better future. It is their start to equal opportunity, development and gives them a place they can learn, play and grow like every child deserves to.
    The current condition of Erenjang means teachers are untrained, learning takes place in an unsanitary, run down and dark environment with limited resource. Our mission is to transform Erenjang into a safer and brighter environment bringing the best possible start and a hope to its children.

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    • Madeleine Penfold4 years ago
      Madeleine Penfold

      Madeleine Penfold

      4 years ago
      Update from the Page owner

      Here's a massive thank you to everyone that donated, everyone that supported us and everyone that shared our page and go on board to make Erenjang Nursery a better place! To celebrate and thank you all we're throwing a party next Sunday at The Wonder Inn next to Shudehill. In the morning they'll be a 90 min reggae yoga class. From 5pm onwards we'll have 2 live performances and a DJ and food & drink! They'll also be a photography exhibition featuring work from The Gambia. Come join us! - https://www.facebook.com/events/203579123483682/

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    • Madeleine Penfold4 years ago
      Madeleine Penfold

      Madeleine Penfold

      4 years ago

      Thank you so much to everyone that's donated so far! I can't believe we're almost half way to raising the final £3K! Your support means the world to me and Hannah and will make the biggest difference to the children and teachers at Erenjang Nursery School . If you would like to find out more, view images or watch our video please head over to our website - http://erenjang.org.uk/ Thank you!

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    Page last updated on: 5/13/2017 21.15

    Supporters

    117

    • Nyle Matthews

      Nyle Matthews

      May 13, 2017

      This is fantastic!! I'm glad you've exceeded your target, and I wish you the very best. Everyday Steve.​

      £100.00

    • Georgia

      Georgia

      May 9, 2017

      Maddy, I knew you were a pretty incredible person from living and working with you at Camp Echo. Good Luck with this venture- very inspiring. You're doing great things <3

      £5.00

    • Ed Norris

      Ed Norris

      May 6, 2017

      £30.00

    • courtney

      courtney

      May 5, 2017

      Everyday Steve

      £10.00

    • Adam Wing

      Adam Wing

      May 5, 2017

      Found through Everyday Steve.Best wishes and good luck x

      £10.00

    • Daniel Gillmore

      Daniel Gillmore

      May 5, 2017

      Well done and best of luck.#everydaysteve

      £50.00

    • Laura Wood

      Laura Wood

      May 3, 2017

      Such a great cause, well done!

      £5.00

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