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    Weʼve raised £490 to Set up and run Health and Wellbeing Programme in Jamestown, Ghana

    Felixstowe, Suffolk, UK
    Funded on Thursday, 31st January 2019

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    We are registered nurses who in January 2018 travelled to Accra in Ghana to do charity work in a hospital. We were so concerned by the level of poverty within the Jamestown community, where we were staying, that we abandoned our hospital project and set up a health and well being clinic on the beach there. Without electricity, running water or a National Health Service we were astounded by the level of poverty and deprivation that was commonplace. People could not afford treatment for the simplest of conditions or the most major traumas. We treated and advised on a range of conditions from unstable diabetes to untreated spinal fractures and birth defects. We did basic health checks, lifestyle and dietary advice as well reflexology treatments, massage and yoga classes. When we return next year we will be providing health education leaflets, equipment and medication. Our aim is to empower the community and leave a lasting legacy.

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    • Heather McRoberts11 months ago
      Heather McRoberts

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      11 months ago
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    Page last updated on: 1/9/2019 20.43

    Supporters

    10

    • Gemma Else

      Gemma Else

      Jan 9, 2019

      What an inspiration! Amazing work you are doing!

      £20.00

    • Marie Muldoon

      Marie Muldoon

      Jan 8, 2019

      Good luck Pam and Heather. Keep safe

      £30.00

    • Len Simmons

      Len Simmons

      Jan 6, 2019

      Glad to give support to your work. I much admire you.

      £100.00

    • Lois Williams

      Lois Williams

      Dec 21, 2018

      All good wishes for your Health & Well-being plans. This contribution is partly instead of giving family presents

      £100.00

    • K Anderson

      K Anderson

      Dec 14, 2018

      Hope the trip is successful and all goes well!

      £20.00

    • Karen Steedman

      Karen Steedman

      Aug 26, 2018

      £30.00

    • Susan B

      Susan B

      Aug 18, 2018

      It’s great to follow your work. Inspiring stuff. Good luck with all the fundraising you’re doing X

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    Heather McRoberts

    Heather McRoberts

    Felixstowe, Suffolk, UK

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