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£1,205raised of £1,000 target by 48 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,205 to get Jeanie to Africa as a volunteer nurse

    Funded on Tuesday, 30th October 2018

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    In September 2018 I will be visiting Ghana as a volunteer nurse and I need your help!

    I qualified as a nurse in 2009 and since then on a daily basis I have been experiencing new practices, medicines & challenges within the NHS. There comes a time when you feel that you need to share this privileged knowledge with those who need it most and those who cant afford it.

    By taking time away from the comfort of my Cornish hospital, I want to challenge myself in an environment that I am far from used to. Healthcare in Ghana is slowly improving, however they are still poorly resourced and understaffed. The presence of volunteer nurses help with the burden on stretched resources and help to give a more personal caring service to patients, 100s of whom are admitted everyday for illness caused by poor drinking water and sanitation as well as disease such as Typhoid, Polio, TB and malaria.

    I have made the decision to use a few weeks of my annual leave from the NHS to travel to Africa to be a volunteer nurse in a rural hospital. As well as this being a volunteering position, it also has to be funded entirely by myself...so this is where your help and support can make a huge difference.

    Costs include: Flight to Ghana £500, Registration to the mediacal volunteering association £125, Accomodation £200, Food & water £100, Medical supplies (including endless supply of imodium!!) £50, Travel expenses £100

    Thank you for your kindness,

    Jeanie x

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    • Jodie Faulkner10 months ago
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      Jodie Faulkner

      10 months ago
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      Wow, look how generous you all are!! Just incredible! Thank you everyone!

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    48

    • Carole McKay

      Carole McKay

      Sep 11, 2018

      Have an amazing experience Jeannie you will make a difference. X

      £20.00

    • Kath

      Kath

      Sep 10, 2018

      Jeanie, you're a wonderful nurse and a great hooman bean! Your trip will be a great success, and loads of people will benefit from your care and knowledge. Don't forget to have a fab time too. Xxx

      £50.00

    • peter watts

      peter watts

      Sep 8, 2018

      £50.00

    • Kerry

      Kerry

      Jul 19, 2018

      Wishing you all the best... Amazing thing to do xx

      £10.00

    • alison stewart

      alison stewart

      Apr 8, 2018

      £20.00

    • Julia Hobday

      Julia Hobday

      Mar 16, 2018

      £30.00

    • Julia Lee

      Julia Lee

      Feb 26, 2018

      £20.00

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