£1,105raised of £15,000 target by 16 supporters

Weʼre raising £15,000 to keep a fantastic Indian school open!

Solihull, United Kingdom
Time left
9 days to go

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Please help these poor children escape poverty through education!

The Conrod and Norbert Academy at Bapatla in Andhra Pradesh educates some of the poorest children in India, many of whom are orphans or destitute. The school is a registered Christian minority school in a largely Hindu country. Many people in India regard these children as social outcasts and worthless, but our Christian friends in Bapatla have been caring for around 200 poor children for over 30 years, and provide them with a high quality English-medium education (with qualifications recognised throughout India) to lift them out of the poverty trap.

What will your money will be spent on?

£5 will buy school uniforms for the children.
£10 will buy books and stationery.
£100 will pay for new science equipment.
£1000 will help to pay the teachers’ salaries for a month.

Why help?

The school is dependent on financial support from abroad, and with the drop in the value of sterling following the UK’s decision to leave the EU, is desperately short of funds.

Please help us to raise £15,000 during February to keep this wonderful school going for another year.

Any amount you can give would help us reach our target!
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Many thanks!

Jenifer and Chris Taylor @ www.thebiblejourney.org

on behalf of the Conrod and Norbert Academy, Vidyanagar, Bapatla - 522101, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.
FRCA Registration No. 010190461.

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  • Chris and Jenifer Taylor10 days ago
    Chris and Jenifer Taylor

    Chris and Jenifer Taylor

    10 days ago
    Update from the Page owner

    Yeah! We've raised the first £500 to keep the school in Bapatla open! Please help us to raise the next £500 @ www.justgiving.com/crowd funding/jeniferandchris1

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  • Chris and Jenifer Taylor16 days ago
    Chris and Jenifer Taylor

    Chris and Jenifer Taylor

    16 days ago

    Did you know Hindi and English are the two official languages of India? Gaining qualifications at this English-medium school will enable these Telagu-speaking young people from very poor backgrounds in rural Andhra Pradesh to gain employment anywhere across India. The school is dependent on gifts from supporters. Please help our urgent appeal to keep this school open! Visit our fundraising page @ www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/jeniferandchris1

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  • Chris and Jenifer Taylor21 days ago
    Chris and Jenifer Taylor

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    21 days ago
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23 days ago

Chris and Jenifer Taylor started crowdfunding

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  • Kim & Charles

    Kim & Charles

    Feb 23, 2018

    Glad to be able to help. Knowledge is one of the keys to unlocking the doors out of poverty.

  • Stephen Nicholson

    Stephen Nicholson

    Feb 22, 2018

    Stephen and Sandra wish you every success with this project.


  • Christine Findley

    Christine Findley

    Feb 19, 2018

    Great ambassadors

  • Rod & Carol

    Rod & Carol

    Feb 18, 2018

    Great cause - hope it raises its target!


  • Matthew Cashmore

    Matthew Cashmore

    Feb 17, 2018

    Awesome work, God be with you all.


  • mike bass

    mike bass

    Feb 16, 2018

    Pleased to help. hope the target is reached


  • Anne Oughton

    Anne Oughton

    Feb 13, 2018

    Well done Jenifer and Chris for setting this up, it's a good way for us to give. I'm not ticking the anonymous box as you might want to know how well we are doing


About the fundraiser
Chris and Jenifer Taylor

Chris and Jenifer Taylor

Solihull, United Kingdom

Hi! We're Chris & Jenifer Taylor, both retired head teachers in the UK. Did you benefit from attending school? We expect you did! Did you know a good education is the only way out of poverty for the poorest children in India? That's why we need your help to save this school!

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