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£90raised of £1,000 target by 7 supporters

    Weʼve raised £90 to Support Kavuzi rural medical clinic, Malawi

    Location
    Ayr, United Kingdom
    Time left
    Funded on Wednesday, 16th September 2015

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    Since 2006 I've been involved in raising money for (mostly) health-related projects in the rural North of Malawi.
    Kavuzi medical clinic has been largely the focus of these fund-raising efforts since 2009 & represents the nearest healthcare facility for an impoverished rural community of over 12,000 people.
    Donations have been given extremely generously over the last 2 yrs in particular, following a need to provide a new, purpose-built facility. Funds for staff salaries still need to be found

    Having had the privilege of visiting (and working in) Northern Malawi 3 times in the last 10 years I have seen first-hand how vital these rural clinics are to those who live nearby. The healthcare system that we take for granted here in the UK bears not the slightest resemblance to that experienced by the vast majority of Malawians and therefore helping to keep Kavuzi running is hugely important to me, not least because I have spent time working there myself.

    Without staff the clinic cannot run and without salaries the staff cannot afford to support their families so would have to leave and find alternative means of doing this.
    The difference is being made daily in the lives of the patients who are treated at this clinic

    Entirely on Staff Salaries

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      7

      • Andy H

        Andy H

        Aug 29, 2015

        Good cause Gareth, good luck

        £10.00

      • Wendy Campbell

        Wendy Campbell

        Aug 22, 2015

        Crazy man! Love Cal & Wendy xx

        £10.00

      • Catherine morrison

        Catherine morrison

        Aug 19, 2015

        Good luck Gareth

        £5.00

      • Christine & Malcolm

        Christine & Malcolm

        Aug 18, 2015

        All the best with that Gareth. You might not sleep the night before!

        £30.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Aug 17, 2015

        Well done Gareth! I hope you reach your goal for Kavuzi. X

        £15.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Aug 17, 2015

        You're a brave man Gareth! Good luck with that.

        £10.00

      • Traci Jones

        Traci Jones

        Aug 17, 2015

        Wow!

        £10.00

      About the fundraiser
      Gareth Powell

      Gareth Powell

      Ayr, United Kingdom

      45 yr old GP living in Ayrshire with a family of two (11yrs and 14yrs). I am a committed Christian. I am terrified at the thought of bungee jumping!

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