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    Weʼve raised £440 to help fund my volunteering trip to The Gambia for WasteAid

    London, UK
    Funded on Tuesday, 5th March 2019

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    WasteAid UK are an amazing independent charity working in low-income countries where there are no official waste management services. They share practical and low-cost waste management know-how with communities in which rubbish is either openly dumped or burned. Impacts of poor/no waste management include harm to people (rubbish blocks drains=flooding=water borne diseases; breathing in toxic fumes from burning rubbish), wildlife (livestock are injured or die when scavenging on dumpsites) and the environment (pollution from burning waste; marine plastics). You can read more here: WasteAid UK Aid announcement

    (a photo of a river in Africa, taken by WasteAid's CEO Mike Webster)

    So I am giving some of my time to travel to Africa and support WasteAid's Plastics Recycling Project in The Gambia. I'll be helping to train local project partners in monitoring and evaluation to help understand the impacts of the work they're doing. I'll also be learning. A lot!

    Anything you can donate to help get me there is brilliant. Thanks 🙏

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    24

    • Cheryl C

      Cheryl C

      Nov 19, 2018

      Get yourself some mags for the flight. And GOOD LUCK!!

      £20.00

    • Rose

      Rose

      Nov 19, 2018

      Go you good thing!

    • Mum

      Mum

      Nov 16, 2018

      Good luck!

      £50.00

    • James Lees

      James Lees

      Nov 16, 2018

      Go sort out recycling Jen!

      £10.00

    • Kate

      Kate

      Nov 16, 2018

      Good luck!

      £20.00

    • Melissa Spiteri

      Melissa Spiteri

      Nov 16, 2018

      Good Luck Jen, hope you have a brilliant time!

      £10.00

    • Emma Whitlock

      Emma Whitlock

      Nov 15, 2018

      Hope you have a fab time Jen and interested to hear about it on your return!

      £10.00

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