Weʼre raising £3,000 to help fund community-based projects for children in Vietnam & Laos.
- Newbury, UK
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I have decided to participate in a school programme called World Challenge to Vietnam & Laos in 2020. World Challenge is an organisation that gives young people the opportunity to travel to developing countries, explore the cultures and customs of the area, take part in a high altitude trek and gain global citizenship skills by supporting local community-based projects. Past projects have included building wells and classrooms for village schools; building facilities for orphanages & conservation projects to protect endangered wildlife and habitats.
I need to raise around £4500 to fund my entire expedition. I am doing this by organising fundraising activities such as cake sales, dinner evenings, and quiz nights (do let me know if you would like to attend these), as well as a walk in the Spring along the local Ridgeway.
I will keep you up to date, and post regular blogs and tweets on my trip, so that you can see how your support has made a difference to people in Vietnam & Laos who do not have the luxuries and everyday utilities that we often take for granted.
Any donations, no matter how big or small will be greatly appreciated and go towards paying for my expedition.
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- 1 month ago
Olivia Dennington1 month ago
Dear all, Fundraising has been going very well in the past few weeks - thank you so much to those who have donated, and a special thanks to those who attended my Vietnamese evening a week ago (see a photo of the desserts below). I'd really appreciate anymore donations/shares on this page, so please keep helping me if you can - every little bit counts! Thanks again, Olivia :)
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Oct 8, 2019
Good luck and enjoy xx
Oct 7, 2019
Good luck and enjoy every minute! X
The Hartwell Family
Oct 6, 2019
Enjoy what will be a fantastic life experience Olivia! xx
Oct 5, 2019
Great cause. Great trip. Enjoy.
Oct 4, 2019
There is nothing better than someone who goes out of their way to make life better for others. Enjoy the adventure x
Emma and Simon Mirams
Sep 29, 2019
What a brilliant cause Olivia! You are doing a wonderful thing. I look forward to hearing your updates. Well done!! Inspirational... Emma
Sep 28, 2019
Good luck Olivia and thank you for doing this!Katie x
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