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Closed 20/07/2021

raised of £3,000 target by 12 supporters

    Weʼve raised £680 to Save Montserrat Children's Summer School

    Montserrat, West Indies
    Funded on Tuesday, 20th July 2021

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    Every year Montserrat Children's Society funds a Summer School for around 60 children, aged 4-7, offering learning experiences, fun and adventure every day for six weeks. From Basketball to beach-combing and from mathematics to making smoothies, our team of qualified Teachers and Assistants provide a varied and stimulating programme for the children.

    Parents need Summer School too! Times are especially hard right now and parents have to work even when the children are not in school. There is no other provision on island for this age group and parents need to know that their children are safe, secure and meaningfully engaged.


    Fund-raising has been almost impossible for the past months due to Corona-Virus restrictions. Montserrat relies on tourism, and we haven't seen tourists for almost a year and so our fragile economy is fully stretched and families are struggling with little or no income. We are reaching out to all those who know and love Montserrat to give what you can so that our work can continue.


    In the past year children have learnt words like "Lockdown", "Curfew" and "Quarantine". How can they understand why they can't see friends? why school routines are disrupted? How can they comprehend this 'invisible enemy'? Please help us to put a little enjoyment and normality back into the lives of these little ones.



    • Margaret Ainsworth5 months ago
      Margaret Ainsworth

      Margaret Ainsworth

      5 months ago

      Our Justgiving page and wonderfully generous donations from friends here in Montserrat and elsewhere has given us a total so far of just over EC$12,000.00 which is fantastic and we are so grateful for all the support. Summer School will be able to go ahead, we just need a few dollars more!! Our grateful thanks, love and blessings to all.

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    • Margaret Ainsworth6 months ago
      Margaret Ainsworth

      Margaret Ainsworth

      6 months ago

      Feeling so excited! Off to ZJB Radio this morning to receive a mystery donation! Listen out at 10.15 to find out more. On our Justgiving page the numbers are going up, we are so grateful to all those people who have reached out for the sake of the children. And a huge thank you also to people here in Montserrat who have contributed so generously and made pledges. We are truly blessed.

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    • Margaret Ainsworth6 months ago
      Margaret Ainsworth

      Margaret Ainsworth

      6 months ago

      Lovely people here on Montserrat (but I knew that already)! Just had lunch at OLVESTON HOUSE and came away with kind donations from friends. Putting cash donations into a box to add to the total at the end of the fund-raiser. Thank you so much to everyone who is helping.

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    7 months ago

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    • Bhavika


      Apr 28, 2021


    • Susan Cape

      Susan Cape

      Apr 16, 2021

      Well done!


    • Larry Hurley

      Larry Hurley

      Apr 14, 2021

      Hope you reach your goal. Good luck!


    • Anonymous


      Apr 7, 2021


    • Leroy tuitt

      Leroy tuitt

      Apr 7, 2021

      Thank you for your efforts. We need much more of this.


    • Jean Handscombe

      Jean Handscombe

      Apr 2, 2021

      Happy to support the excellent work of this organisation


    • Audrey James Morgan

      Audrey James Morgan

      Apr 1, 2021

      Wishing you good luck with the fundraising!


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    Margaret Ainsworth

    Margaret Ainsworth

    Montserrat, West Indies

    I am current President of Montserrat Children's Society, a Charity which supports the most vulnerable on this tiny Caribbean island. We raise funds from donations and events and work closely with Health and Education professionals to provide help where it is needed most.

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