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Weʼre raising £5,000 to help me travel to animal sanctuaries across Africa, and start my own non profit organisation, to conserve endangered animals

Chester, UK

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In 1967, my hero, Dian Fossey set up two little tents deep in the rainforests of Rwanda, high up in the mountains. Alone, she created a research centre 3000 metres up in the slopes, and studied gorillas for many many years. Eventually, moving on from scientific study, she moved to stopping poachers kill and helped to conserve the lives of the gorillas she lived closely with.

In 1985, Dian was murdered in her research centre in Rwanda, by poachers who wanted to stop her vital work from progressing.

Her story, was far more complex than life and death, she revolutionised the way the world now researches and funds vital conservation work for species that face exstiction.

I want to travel across Africa to different sanctuaries and spend time after my graduate studies, helping to conserve species that need our help.

I might be starting small, but I want to follow my dream and follow in the foot steps of my hero and do anything and everything I can to help the world.

Please, take a step towards the future, believe in the dream and help me succeed. Thank you.

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Page last updated on: 2/8/2018 11:35 PM

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  • Riaz Islam

    Riaz Islam

    Feb 8, 2018

    Brilliant initiative. If there’s anyone that can do it, it’s you!

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Lisa Futia

Lisa Futia

Chester, UK

Currently, I’m studying Geography in the University of Chester, with a clear goal of starting my own, non-profit organisation to help conserve and protect, animals that need our help. I can’t do it alone, I need your help so I can reach my goal and travel across the world.

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