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£580raised of £700 target by 19 supporters

    Weʼve raised £580 to help fund my volunteering place to a healthcare project in Kenya (a camps international project)

    Funded on Thursday, 30th August 2018

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    Story

    Caring, Compassion & Empathy

    In 2007 I reached my childhood dream of visiting Africa where I was greeted by the amazing people of Africa with open arms and wide smiles, I decided when I returned home that one day I would return once more, not as a tourist but as a caring individual who wanted in some small way, give something back to the people for allowing me to enjoy their country with such simplicity.

    During my visit it was clear to see that the people of Africa had very little in the way of possessions but had in abundance care for each other, sadly as I am sure you are all aware, the health care provision is very limited.

    As a healthcare worker myself here in the UK, I am very aware of how amazingly lucky we are to have amazing health care provision provided the NHS.

    I decided that I wanted to do something to help the people of Africa using the skills that I have learnt over the years by volunteering in a healthcare project in Kenya, many people have to walk for miles over several days to reach the centre , I have set this page up in the hope that I can raise some funding towards my place, should I raise more than required, I will ensure any extra will go straight into the healthcare project

    Information about the project can be found on the "camps international" website

    Thank you so much for reading..

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    • Matthew Smith6 months ago
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      6 months ago
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    Page last updated on: 7/28/2018 9:49 AM

    Supporters

    19

    • Lisa Paris

      Lisa Paris

      Jul 28, 2018

      Good luck with your trip

      £20.00

    • Alison Blume

      Alison Blume

      Jul 25, 2018

      £30.00

    • David Bennetts

      David Bennetts

      Jul 17, 2018

      Wonderful to see you today Matt. Hope you get to you target and this enables you to do at least 2 hrs less gardening! D x

      £30.00

    • Rachel King

      Rachel King

      Jul 4, 2018

      £10.00

    • Terri Ellis

      Terri Ellis

      Jul 4, 2018

      £10.00

    • Mark Smith

      Mark Smith

      Jul 4, 2018

      Matt .. Good luck I hope the trip goes well

      £30.00

    • Sarah Knight

      Sarah Knight

      Jul 2, 2018

      Thank you so much for all the hard work you did. It looks so much better now! Good luck with the fundraising!!

      £30.00

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    Matthew Smith

    Matthew Smith

    Hello, I'm Matt Caring, compassion and empathy is something I pride myself on, I'm hoping to share these traits with the people of Africa with any funds raised

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