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Weʼre raising £2,500 to in July of 2019, travel to Sree Gokalum a hospital in Kerala, India to volunteer for three weeks, help me to help others

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My aim is to go to India in July of 2019 for three weeks. I am a 15 year old who has a budding ambition to be a Forensic Pathologist and I have a real ambition for working with children, through my volunteering with the Scouts Association and the Police Scotland Youth Volunteers and I also loved working with those in need in my community which I do on a regular basis when I pay the elderly and disabled people in my community a visit. During my time at the hospital I will work in many different specialities including: neurology (brain and spinal cord), paediatrics (children’s health) and neonatal (support for premature and sick babies). Whilst volunteering in those departments I will assist doctors in their daily work and talk with patients taking histories and getting to know them. This project is a fantastic opportunity run by Global Medical Projects which I do encourage you to look into - I am aiming to raise £2500, in order to be able to cover all the costs. I will also make a donation of £220 to my host hospital. Below is a breakdown of my expected costs -

Global Medical Projects (£1095)

Deposit (£195), Food and Accommodation (£219), Overseas office costs (set-up, govt permissions, rent, wages, registration fees etc)(£219), Staff transport, airport pick-up, arrival and induction arrangements(£109.50), Other (£132.50), Donation (£220)

Other (£1405)

Flights (£650), Inoculations (£250), Insurance (£45), Visa (£110), Lab coat, Stethoscope and other supplies (£150), Food for Weekends etc (£200)

I cannot meet my goal without your support so please donate! No matter how big or small your donation it will contribute massively to the cost of the trip. Your donations not only help me to complete the project but the hospital called Sree Gokulam also will gain a donation of £220 and the support of a volunteer for three weeks.

I would like to thank anyone who has made a donation!

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    • Sarah Dickson

      Sarah Dickson

      Sep 27, 2018

      Donation from St Johns Hospital X-ray Department charity book stall. Very best of luck!


    • Mary and Douglas Arndt

      Mary and Douglas Arndt

      Aug 13, 2018

      We are proud of you Kieran.Lots of love from Auntie Mary,Uncle Douglas,Lauren,Gordon & Metja xxxxx


    • Annette Motion

      Annette Motion

      Mar 9, 2018

      Sorry it can’t be more. You are an amazing young man who always puts others first. I wish you every success in all you do x


    • Colin Temple

      Colin Temple

      Mar 9, 2018


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    • Abbie Watt

      Abbie Watt

      Feb 28, 2018

      I'll give you more money when I get my next month's wages cause I'm currently skint. Ly x


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