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£255raised of £2,000 target by 41 supporters

Weʼre raising £2,000 to Maya in Project Peru

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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
Time left
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I'm Maya, I'm in my first year of Sixth Form, and in July 2017 I'll be fulfilling a dream I've had for years. Along with friends and staff from my school, I'll be travelling to Iquitos, Peru.
We will be working with the local community to build well-needed facilities such as classrooms, food kitchens, bakeries and facilities for disabled people.
As well as this, we will be spending time in a girl's orphanage, where we will teach English, Maths, and simply give them some company and friendship, by doing activities such as face painting and jewellery making.
By working and helping in Iquitos, I can raise awareness of the heart-breaking poverty that exists there, which hopefully is a step further towards a poverty free world.
My £2,000 goal includes getting me to Iquitos, and also contributes towards the well-needed resources for the building project and to work in the orphanage.
I know it seems like a daunting amount, but even if you donate £1 it will make all the difference to the people who need it most.
If I raise any more than £2000, the extra donations will go towards an international charity - meaning every single penny you donate will go towards charity and good causes.

Thank you very much for even reading this far and thank you so much for donating! :)

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    • Janine Dias

      Janine Dias

      Dec 2, 2016

      All the very best! :)

    • Keri John

      Keri John

      Dec 2, 2016

      Im doing a similar expedition to south africa and we have to raise the same, its a great thing to do which will change your perpective on life, hope you get the money you need, have fun 😊

      £5.00

    • Karen Bilton Butterfield

      Karen Bilton Butterfield

      Dec 1, 2016

      Good luck, sure you will do a fantastic job! Peru is somewhere I have always wanted to go so enjoy every minute, sure it will be a wonderful experience! Love Karen & John Butts xxx

      £30.00

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    Maya Gibson

    Maya Gibson

    Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom

    I'm Maya, a 16 year old student who cares about making a change in the world to make it a better place for all humans and animals.

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