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Closed 23/11/2016

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£676raised of £500 target by 12 supporters

    Weʼve raised £676 to Sponsor a child at the Brightlingsea School for one year! For your Gift Card and Sponsorship Pack email porridgeandpens@gmail.com

    Location
    Brightlingsea, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Wednesday, 23rd November 2016

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    There are over one million children in Ghana who do not attend school. This is because its not free to go to school in Ghana. Unlike the UK, the Ghanaian government asks families to pay for admission to government schools. When the average family survives of less that £1 a day, children of school age miss out on their education. This is why our first aim is to provide a free school place to the most needy children in Kumasi Ghana. We provide teachers, books, pens, uniforms, clean water and toilets and most importantly school dinners!

    Our second aim is to provide children with two daily meals at the Brightlingsea School, in prevention of child labour and starvation. This aim is central in reducing the number of children attending school hungry and in the establishment of a positive cycle of education. This has led us to build, establish and sustain an early years school based in a rural village community, which opened in September 2016.

    As now that you have read this 2 children have died from hunger. Our philosophy is, this simply isn't okay.

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      • Mark Smith

        Mark Smith

        Nov 21, 2016

        From Beth Smith for her sponsorship of Blessing for first month

        £6.66

      • Hannah Clarke

        Hannah Clarke

        Nov 18, 2016

        So pleased the school is going so well! Happy birthday xxxx

      • Tania and Philip

        Tania and Philip

        Nov 16, 2016

        £80.00

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      Jemma Collins

      Jemma Collins

      Brightlingsea, United Kingdom

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