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£1,370raised of £5,000 target by 18 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,370 to help support From the Ground Up's work on Bandevi School which will house approximately 450 students.

    Ghumarchowk, Nepal
    Funded on Tuesday, 30th May 2017

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    We are fundraising to contribute towards the large cost of buying a truck for FTGU to allow them to transport materials for the rebuild of Bandevi School which was destroyed in the 2015 earthquake.
    Currently, funds which should be getting spent on materials are being spent on transport of materials to the remote building site. Buying this truck will create 3 more jobs and will allow FTGU to continue investing in the Ghumarchowk community for years to come.
    To raise the money needed, we are offering you the chance to be a part of the school. Making bricks in our brick machines which were hand-built by Nick is a labour intensive, slow process but the bricks are very strong and will hopefully save childrens' lives in the event of another earthquake. The 6 new classrooms will safely house approximately 450 students.
    How can you help? Sponsor a brick for £5.00 and be part of something truly amazing. We will spray your name on the brick(s) and send you a photo to show you what you're supporting. Sponsor more than 50 bricks, and we will put your name on a plaque above the entrance to the school, your legacy will live on forever!
    Thank you for helping us to help this much deserving community.



    • Jenny Wilkie2 years ago
      Jenny Wilkie

      Jenny Wilkie

      2 years ago

      The first classroom is starting to take shape and the walls are feeling extremely solid! Thank you so much to everyone who has donated so far, photos of your bricks are on their way.

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    Page last updated on: 5/3/2017 3:26 PM



    • Eleanor Fyfe

      Eleanor Fyfe

      May 3, 2017

      Good luck with the project Jenny


    • Keith Murdoch

      Keith Murdoch

      Apr 25, 2017

      Hope you have enjoyed the experience and here's to more bricks!! Jane and Keith


    • Jeffrey Hart

      Jeffrey Hart

      Apr 23, 2017

      Love what you are doing Jenny! If you need any help with the build let me know.


    • Ian Springford

      Ian Springford

      Apr 17, 2017

      A great cause.


    • Keith Barbour

      Keith Barbour

      Apr 13, 2017

      A great cause JennyI hope it all goes well


    • George and Mairi St Clair

      George and Mairi St Clair

      Apr 12, 2017

      Good luck with this great project, Jenny.


    • Andrew Moorhouse

      Andrew Moorhouse

      Apr 11, 2017

      Doing good work out there Jenny. Keep helping.


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    Ghumarchowk, Nepal

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