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Weʼre raising £6,200 to allow me to fulfill my dream of teaching primary school children in rural Chile from July 2019 to June 2020.

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

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I am Alex Walker a sixth year student, currently studying my Highers at South Queensferry High School.

As a young girl my father took me to India, and the universal joy and compassion I witnessed in the face of adversity, really left a significant mark on me.

When I faced my own challenge of full blown Alopecia a few years ago, my memory of the positivity I had seen, helped me remain strong and pulled me through.

When my hair returned, I made a vow to make my whole life a positive and decided to try to help others in some way.

In May of this year I made application for a one year self funded teaching post, in the hope I may be invited to the selection process the following month.

I was invited and following a stretching but enjoyable week of tests and challenges, I was delighted to receive an offer to teach a group of primary school children in a rural part of Chile from summer 2019 to summer 2020.

This is where I am seeking your help.

In order to make a difference to 30 children I need to raise £6,200.

I appreciate that may seem a large amount of money, but this will cover my training, travel, food and accommodation for the whole year.

I have numerous fundraising activities planned over the next year and i will be be regularly updating my progress via twitter and Facebook.

If you want to know how my dream is progressing, pop in and even consider dropping me a line!

I know that everyone is regularly asked to make donations to good causes, and acknowledge that everybody has their own friends and family to support, however could you spare a little ?

Each small donation will allow me to take a small positive step towards my goal.

Thank you in advance for reading and considering helping me.

Alex Walker

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    13

    • Orocco Pier

      Orocco Pier

      Aug 31, 2018

      £50.00

    • Denise Kilpatrick

      Denise Kilpatrick

      Jul 17, 2018

      Good luck from the Kilpatrick’s 😉 xx

      £50.00

    • Jessica Brown

      Jessica Brown

      Jul 17, 2018

      Hey Alex, I’d like to wish you all the best in Chile! I’ll miss you loads 💗Xxx

      £5.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jul 6, 2018

      You are off to a nice start...keep up the momentum !! Jake B

      £10.00

    • Alan Fraser

      Alan Fraser

      Jul 4, 2018

      Good luck Alex :-)

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jul 2, 2018

      Hope your dream comes true!

    • Stephen Toal

      Stephen Toal

      Jul 2, 2018

      Alex, not only will this be an amazing experience, but will also be character building and set you up for the challenges ahead in life. Wishing you all the best. Stephen

      £10.00

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    Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

    Alex Walker (17) South Queensferry High School Edinburgh Chile bound in 2019/20 to fulfill my dream of teaching and supporting primary school children in rural Chile.

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