Weʼre raising £400 to raise money for vital medical supplies to take out to Kenya with Patchworking Against Poverty.
- Aylesbury, UK
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In March 2019, we are travelling to remote areas in Kenya, east Africa to volunteer for one of three medical camps with the charity Patchworking Against Poverty. Over 9 days we will provide treatment, care, medical attention and support to those who desperately need it. The locals of Kenya (roughly around 3000-4000 people) will travel far and wide and will queue up and wait to see us from sunrise to sunset.
These local people have no access to medical attention whether that be dentists, doctors, first aiders or sexual health workers. It will be our job to provide them with what they need, ranging from injections to wound care to pain relief, minor illness and injury treatment, sexual health care and everything else in between.
We are raising money for medical supplies, medicine, clothes, toys and books for the children (also for those in the surrounding orphanage, Grace’s Care Centre.)
The medical supplies we will be taking with us will cost us around £7000 and the money raised will be solely spent on this.
*Please note, none of the monies raised goes towards any expenses for ourselves to go out to Kenya.* We will be camping and living very basically for the whole time we are providing treatment.
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts :-)
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Feb 19, 2019
Sarah, Lewis & Annie
Jan 31, 2019
Dec 16, 2018
Proud of you both!
Heather and Rob
Dec 15, 2018
You guys are amazing, really proud of everything you do :)
Dec 12, 2018
The world does not have enough selfless people who are prepared to help those less fortunate. Well done to you both for doing this, awesome. Steve M
Dec 5, 2018
Have to say I take my hat off to you both for being involved in this important project . Love you both to the moon and back , just keep safe please x❤️😷😷
Dec 2, 2018
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Laura Andrews & Nick Cole
We are two Emergency Care Practitioners (ECPs) working for the NHS in the UK. We are off to use our skills and expertise in Kisii, Kenya in March 2019 to aid the local people with minor illnesses, minor injuries, vaccinations, dental and sexual health.