Weʼve raised £175 to help fund my (Josie's) trip to Uganda teaching children about malaria protection, dental hygiene and generally trying to make a difference
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- Funded on Friday, 16th December 2016
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In July 2017, I will be joining a group of 30 young people on the sixth Heswall Youth Fellowship Uganda Mission to serve in a variety of ways, whilst learning about the developing world. I will be undertaking a year- long training programme to understand the culture and language and preparing to work on practical activities to help our partners in Uganda.
Over three weeks of my summer holiday, I will be working on the following projects in three Ugandan primary schools in the very poorest communities:
• To prevent malaria, we’ll be hanging mosquito nets for people in the local community
• To prevent tooth decay, we’ll be providing toothbrushes & lessons in dental hygiene
• To prevent girls missing school, we will be running menstrual health lessons with the older girls
Some of us will be joining a medical team which will go to remote villages to provide health care where none exists.
In order to participate in this project I will need to raise a total sum of £1,300 to cover my flights, accommodation, transport, project resources and food with any surplus donated to the projects in Uganda. I plan to raise part of the money via a variety of fund raising activities including odd jobs, cleaning and gardening, and I am hoping to raise the rest through sponsorship and fundraising events. I should be extremely grateful if you would consider sponsoring me for my project.
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Nov 29, 2016
Have a great trip Josie!
Nov 28, 2016
Best wishes Josie - the Newton clan
Nov 28, 2016
Enjoy the experience Josie. Good luck, stay safe! The Waites. X
Nov 27, 2016
Nov 26, 2016
Great work Josie good luck!xx
Nov 26, 2016
Hi Tony , All the best for Josie's mission to Uganda.
Nov 24, 2016
Sorry we can't make the fundraiser. Praying it goes really well x
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