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Mathews is an enthusiastic medical student who gained a place at medical school in Malawi. He comes from a village outside of the capital of Malawi. I met his father whilst working in the community hospital for my PhD research. His dad is a hospital attendant - similar to a cleaner/runner in theatre.
Mathews is the first of his family to go to university. The family funded his pre-medical year - but then were unable to draw together the funds for Mathews to continue. For the last two years - with your help we have funded his medical school place. We've paid for his fees, some books and a living allowance. For one year this costs about £1000.
Mathews is excelling at medical school, he's just gained a merit in his final exams of second year. He has his placement for next year - he will be starting his clinical years based in the teaching hospital in the Capital city - not far from his home village.
Please help us to get him through his third year at medical school!
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Aug 11, 2018
Keep going Matthews!
Aug 9, 2018
Awesome initiative! Good luck with the crowdfunding x
Aug 8, 2018
Aug 3, 2018
Happy to support
Jul 30, 2018
Great idea Abi. Vic, Andy and William x
Jul 27, 2018
All the best for your studies.
Jul 26, 2018
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