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Weʼre raising £2,500 to fund a trip to South Africa to help children at the Goedgedacht Trust.

Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales, UK

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In July 2019, I will be travelling to Cape town, South Africa with a group of other students from Cowbridge Comprehensive School to work with the Goedgedacht Trust as well as the children that will be in the POP centres. I intend to distribute essential items such as toothbrushes and flannels as well as pencils and pens for the children.

To make this trip possible I am going to need all the help I can get and would be extremely grateful for any sponsorship or donations. My target includes a direct donation for the Goedgedacht Trust.

Details of my Fundraising Programme and Progress updates can be found at the bottom of the page.

Please, please sponsor me, no matter how small the amount, as it all helps.

The Goedgedacht Trust

The Goedgedacht Trust is a charity that was established in 1993. The Trust has set up a Path out of Poverty programme which aims to get children and young people, in rural communities, out of poverty by creating sustainable, safe spaces for them (POP centres). In the past the parents may have been given ‘bad wine’ as their wage from their work. This has lead to issues within the families and communities like high levels of hunger, poverty, domestic violence and Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder. The only escape these children have from these issues is by going to these centres where they may receive the only hot meal of their day.There are a few aims of the trip and these are:

There are a few aims of the trip and these are:

• To understand the situation that all children, especially those with FASD, in the rural communities are in.

• To help the children in the POP centres progress on their journey to adulthood by sharing our skills and knowledge with them.

• To work on the farm and help develop the facilities already on the farm e.g. olive picking and to build safe houses for the children.

• To maintain the close relationship of Cowbridge Comprehensive with the trust so we can continue to provide support in the future.

Offline Donations

As at 06/08/2018 offline donations total approx. £480.

Fundraising Programme

To raise money for this trip my family and I will be fundraising in many ways including running in several events and holding cake sales. The races include: the Newport 10k, Swansea Half Marathon, Barry Island 10k and Cardiff Half Marathon. I am hoping to run a full marathon next year (London or Newport), but need to wait until I'm 18. I may also be able to vlog the Africa trip (meaning I can film it and publish it) and I could possibly advertise for local businesses (promotional pictures / videos / tweets whilst at the Trust) in return for some sponsorship.

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  • Jessica Wadey15 days ago
    Jessica Wadey

    Jessica Wadey

    15 days ago

    On the 5th August, my Dad and I completed the Barry Island 10k in scorching conditions. It reached around 25 degrees and that was in the shade! Thank you to all who have already donated and hopefully we can keep fundraising to reach my target. Please donate all you can, every little bit helps, thanks x

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  • Jessica Wadey15 days ago
    Jessica Wadey

    Jessica Wadey

    15 days ago

    On the 24th June I completed the JCP Swansea Half Marathon with my Dad in blistering heat. That was a tough one!

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  • Jessica Wadey4 months ago
    Jessica Wadey

    Jessica Wadey

    4 months ago

    I ran the Newport ABP 10k race on Sunday 29th April and my dad ran the Marathon. Ballot entries have been submitted for both of us to run the 2019 London Marathon, so we'll be crossing our fingers (and toes) hoping to secure places. Next official race is the JCP Swansea Half Marathon on Sunday 24th June.

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Page last updated on: 8/6/2018 7:37 PM

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  • Andrea Burt

    Andrea Burt

    Jun 30, 2018

    Amazing what you are doing... hope this helps

    £50.00

  • Bravissimo Cardiff

    Bravissimo Cardiff

    Jun 27, 2018

    Good luck Jess! Great cause :)

    £50.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Apr 30, 2018

  • Rhiannon Broad

    Rhiannon Broad

    Apr 28, 2018

    Good luck from all of us. Not that you need it 😉

    £10.00

  • Jan Piekoszewski

    Jan Piekoszewski

    Apr 16, 2018

    £30.00

  • Conway Hawkins

    Conway Hawkins

    Apr 12, 2018

    Well done Jess, If anyone can raise this you can

    £30.00

  • April Lester

    April Lester

    Apr 12, 2018

    £10.00

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Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales, UK

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