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£800raised of £750 target by 13 supporters

    Weʼve raised £800 to donate to Kijiji Mission Nakuru and Malia Children's Home in Kenya, where Esperanza will be volunteering for 5 weeks.

    London, UK
    Funded on Thursday, 30th August 2018

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    From June to August I will be in Kenya, volunteering at Malia Children's Home in the Mua Hills near Nairobi for 3 weeks, and then at Kijiji Mission in Nakuru for 2 weeks.

    Malia Children's Home is an orphanage for young children, run by the organisation CIVS. This is a home for destitute children from all over Kenya, who are in need of a home and support. As a volunteer, I will live with a host family and will help with preparing the children for school and feeding them, and helping with farming projects at the Home. (Scroll down the CIVS page linked here to find Malia Children's Home and information)

    Kijiji Mission Nakuru, or Springs of Hope Foundation, is a home for vulnerable young mothers, where they learn tailoring, business and collaboration skills to help them become self sufficient for their families. As a volunteer, I will be able to teach English and computer skills to the students, play with the children, or help in the office with grant proposals and children's profiles. You can see more on the website.

    How your donation will help:

    If I reach my goal of £700, 50% of your donation will go to Malia Children's Home, and 50% to Kijiji Mission. I need at least £75 to donate to my stay at Kijiji Mission, so that they do not end up out of pocket, and £220 to donate to Malia Children's Home for the same reason.

    P.S. If you would like to donate (that would be fantastic!), but be aware that there is a fee of 1.45% for paying via Paypal.

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    • Esperanza Hughes-Salinas7 months ago
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    Supporters

    13

    • rohinton mobed

      rohinton mobed

      Aug 19, 2018

      Better late than never I hope.

      £50.00

    • Miriam Poulton

      Miriam Poulton

      Jun 8, 2018

      Have a great time. Safari njema

      £50.00

    • Howard

      Howard

      May 27, 2018

      Sounds fascinating. All the very best

      £70.00

    • Rodolfo Salinas

      Rodolfo Salinas

      May 27, 2018

      Querida Esperanza, Te deseo muchos exitos en tu viaje y te admiro por tu generosa contribucion as los niños de Kenia.Cariños, Rodolfo Salinas

      £50.00

    • Peter Day

      Peter Day

      May 25, 2018

      Good luck, Espe

      £20.00

    • Vivienne Ritchie

      Vivienne Ritchie

      May 22, 2018

      Much love xx

      £30.00

    • jane Wilkie

      jane Wilkie

      May 21, 2018

      You are bound to have such a positive impact on all the children and adults you work with, Esperanza. Have a fantastic time too!With lots of love from the Wilkies

      £50.00

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    Esperanza Hughes-Salinas

    Esperanza Hughes-Salinas

    London, UK

    Hello! I am a gap year student going on to do Biology. Caring for people has always been important to me; I have volunteered at various schools and care homes in England. Ever since I went to Zambia to teach at a school, I have been more impassioned about volunteering abroad.

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