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Closed 14/01/2017

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£500raised of £2,000 target by 20 supporters

    Weʼve raised £500 to to raise money to make a positive difference to the Soma Community in the Gambia.

    Location
    The Gambia
    Time left
    Funded on Saturday, 14th January 2017

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    Hello hello, and thanks for visiting my just giving page. I've decided to get my fundraising shoes on, and will be carrying out various activities to raise money for a cause and community close to my heart. I visited Soma with my University in 2015 to volunteer in one of the local primary schools, and it was a truly life changing experience. They live with so little and in such poverty, therefore, I have set up the 'Give to Gambia' project, and it is my aim to raise money to contribute to various projects that will have a positive affect in the community, such as, paying for rice to support the Kairo Konko Scout Fellowship Rice Fund, which provides families with food who need it most, and providing children and the
    teachers with stationary and other resources to aid there learning and teaching. Some of the the money I'm hoping to raise will go towards...
    -Mosquito nets to prevent malaria, a real killer in The Gambia (£10 will pay for 3 nets)
    -Sports Equipment, such as, footballs to support the schools new football academy.
    -Providing materials and covering labour costs to help enable another school to build a water well.

    I am challenging myself by carrying out various endurance based activities, and seeing how many different events I can carry out before I travel out to the Gambia. So far, I am signed up to:

    -Tough Mudder (Sept)
    -Sussex Half Marathon (Oct)
    -Eastbourne Half Marathon (Mar)
    -Hastings Half Marathon (Mar)
    -Rome Marathon (April)
    -London West Tough Mudder (May)
    -Edinburgh Marathon (May)

    Any donations no matter how big or small would be greatly appreciated and make a positive difference for the lives of young children and the community of Soma.

    Thanks for reading, Lots of love, Noddy :)

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      20

      • Daniel Ball

        Daniel Ball

        Dec 9, 2016

        Good luck Nick.

        £10.00

      • Jon Meredith

        Jon Meredith

        Nov 18, 2016

        Great cause Nodston, good luck mate

        £10.00

      • Sue and Pete

        Sue and Pete

        Nov 13, 2016

        Great work Nick - sorry we weren't there last night, but we've donated through your page (thanks for yesterday's cakes!)

        £20.00

      • CHARLOTTE PHILLIPS

        CHARLOTTE PHILLIPS

        Nov 6, 2016

        Smashing it Nodds!! OOOOSCH Good luck 🍀

        £10.00

      • Kythe

        Kythe

        Nov 3, 2016

        Fab Cause Noddy! You great human! Hope all goes well :) x

        £10.00

      • Penguins

        Penguins

        Oct 30, 2016

        Best of luck Nicky, great cause.

        £30.00

      • Claremont School

        Claremont School

        Oct 11, 2016

        £250.00

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      Nicholas Taylor

      Nicholas Taylor

      The Gambia

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