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    Weʼve raised £2,369 to help vulnerable youth in Africa by raising money so MBI-Music can provide mental health services, staff training and essential resources.

    Funded on Tuesday, 13th February 2024

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    Raising Funds For our November 4th Celebrate Africa Charity Event

    🌟 Help Us Build Brighter Futures for Africa's Youth! 🌟

    Africa's youth have been hit hard by a post-pandemic mental health crisis, and our healthcare systems need a boost. Shocking statistics reveal that one in seven children and adolescents face significant psychological challenges, with 10% in need of psychiatric care. Did you know that 50% of mental disorders emerge before the age of 14, and 75% before 25? It's a stark reality, but it's one we can change.

    We aim to provide orphans and vulnerable youth with the crucial mental health support they need, starting with a few sessions with a trained professional. These sessions will help these children validate their anxiety and gain practical strategies to build stronger connections with their peers. We want to give them the tools to no longer feel isolated, to regain control of their emotions, and to thrive in their community.

    But we can't do it alone. Your generous donations will go directly to MBI-Music, enabling the youth to access age-appropriate creative therapy through music and dance. This support will bring hope and joy to countless children in Africa facing similar challenges to Mary, a young girl who lost her parents in a tragic accident when she was just 3 years old. Since then, she has battled chronic anxiety, a heavy burden for a child to bear.

    Mary's anxiety has affected her ability to concentrate in school and connect with her peers. She often feels isolated and out of control with her emotions. The weight of her struggles is immense, and she desperately needs mental health intervention to calm her nerves and regain her footing in life.

    But here's the challenge: Mary has no one to turn to who possesses the adequate training to support her. She needs help, but the funds simply aren't there. This is where we come in. Our mission is to empower children like Mary to thrive. We believe all children deserve the freedom to be all they can be and all they can become. Let's all join together to help them heal, feel validated and supported. Your contributions will make a tangible difference in the lives of countless African youth.

    But Mary's story is just one chapter in the larger narrative of our mission. Our crowdfunding campaign aims to bring life-changing interventions to schools, clinics, and communities across Africa. We'll provide age-appropriate creative, neuroscience-based socio-emotional classes through music and dance, integrating them into curricula and creating safe spaces for kids to explore safety, empathy, and holistic well-being. Mental health should be an integral part of every child's journey toward a brighter future.

    Let's stand together to break the stigma and give these young minds the support they deserve. Every donation takes us one step closer to creating a healthier, happier Africa.

    🌈 Together, we can change lives and shape a better tomorrow. Support now on JustGiving! 💕 #MentalHealthForAfrica #EmpowerYouth"

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      Supporters

      13

      • Glenn Walsh

        Glenn Walsh

        Jan 8, 2024

        £52.00

      • Glenn Walsh

        Glenn Walsh

        Dec 29, 2023

        £52.00

      • Proceeds from Vendor Sales at the Celebrate Africa Day 1880

        Proceeds from Vendor Sales at the Celebrate Africa Day 1880

        Nov 16, 2023

        Thank you Pham African Kitchen, Chariots Handmaydz, LESCLES, Bokgonis Creations, Message In A Bottle and South African Wine Cellar for your contribution!

        £283.30

      • 1880 PTE LTD

        1880 PTE LTD

        Nov 16, 2023

        £1,490.00

      • KH

        KH

        Nov 5, 2023

        “It’s Time for Africa” event in Singapore participant donation

        £60.00

      • Annette

        Annette

        Nov 5, 2023

        Cheering you on. Thank you for doing this work!

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Nov 4, 2023

        £100.00

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      Titilayo Ameh

      Titilayo Ameh

      Global Psychotherapist & Biofeedback Coach for 18 years +. Cultural explorer fostering emotional well-being through music and dance. Creating safe spaces for African children. #MentalHealthAdvocate

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