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Weʼre raising £3,500 to send Katie to Fiji

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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In September 2018 I will be travelling to Fiji with Think Pacific and staying there for two months in a remote Fijian village volunteering for 7 weeks in the local school. I will be helping them develop their maths and English skills through one to one tuition as well as coaching a variety of sports and organising and leading school sporting events. This volunteer project is in partnership with the Fijian government and much of the money I raise will go towards school, kindergarten and sports resources for the project schools. Teacher training and the cost of running sports events and camps for school children are also helped along to by our contribution. I would love to be able to travel to Fiji and make a difference by helping to support these schools and the pupils, I love spending time with children and knowing I can help them receive a better education makes me want to go even more. I hope to achieve a better knowledge of the Fijian culture and want to fully immerse myself in their lifestyles to experience something I believe will be very special. However, in order for me to go on this volunteer project, I have to raise £3500. This will be a big challenge for me, but one that I am willing to throw myself into. I will be organising fundraising events over the next year to help me raise the money, but any donations no matter how small would be so greatly appreciated by me and I'm sure these Fijian children!

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    • Elspeth Shields

      Elspeth Shields

      Nov 8, 2017

      Good Luck Katie! Hope you have an amazing time :) xx


    • Lauren Scalf

      Lauren Scalf

      Oct 30, 2017

      Good Luck, Katie!! I know you will make a huge difference for these kids! I remember your Mum telling me about you wanting to do this - so glad you are making it a reality. I wish you the best!


    • sian dawson

      sian dawson

      Oct 29, 2017

      Sounds like an amazing experience Katie and a great cause! Hope you have a fabulous time and learn lots. It's Mrs Dawson by the way!


    • Fiona Pagett

      Fiona Pagett

      Oct 29, 2017

      So proud of you for committing to this project and taking yourself to the other side of the world to help others. Lots of love mum xxx

    • Katie Mackinnon

      Katie Mackinnon

      Oct 28, 2017


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    Katie Mackinnon

    Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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