Weʼve raised £1,080 to help fund my first humanitarian mission to Kenya so I can provide free health care to women and children who live in poverty
- Funded on Monday, 22nd October 2018
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I am volunteering to work with a charity called the Divinity Foundation and hope to raise £1,000 to help fund my first humanitarian expedition to Kenya.
Through their regular expeditions to Kenya, the Divinity Foundation provides much needed free healthcare, education, food and clothing for impoverished women and children. Follow this link for more information on the work of this charity: Divinity Foundation
The expedition will take us first to the slums of Nairobi and then to the Maasai Mara where our work will particularly focus on the Maasai girls. Unfortunately, despite being illegal in Kenya, the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) is still widely practiced within the Maasai tribes. The charity provides education for the Maasai communities to discourage this practice and free healthcare for those suffering from the consequences of FGM. They also run a rescue centre for girls at risk.
No doubt, this will be tough work physically, emotionally and psychologically but at the same time, I am sure, it will be hugely rewarding to be involved in this vital work and I can't wait to go!
I am grateful for any support you can give, however big or small it may be. You can help me by donating either money or items (e.g. toothbrushes, sanitary towels, pens etc) that I can take out with me. Please feel free to share this fundraising page with your friends. Your donations will go directly to those who need it most.
Thank you so much for your help.
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Oct 22, 2018
So much love and best wishes to you Rashida! Thank you for your selfless work and pls send our love peace and hugs to everyone you meet. From Nuha (on my 10th birthday) and my mum Siddiqua 💚🧡💛🙏🏽
Oct 18, 2018
Wishing you a safe journey and a truly life-affirming experience. You have a heart of gold with so much kindness, love and care to give and share. Many thanks for all the good you'll do!
Oct 18, 2018
Very best of luck Silva. I think you are amazing for taking on such a challenge!
Oct 10, 2018
Oct 10, 2018
All the best with your journey . May Allah reward you xxx
Oct 9, 2018
Sorry to be late, but hope this helps. Wishing you all the best and hope you fall in love with the people, they are quite amazing. Tom & Sarah
Oct 1, 2018
I wish you a successful project.I admire your dedication and I am sure that many needy people will benefit from your hard work.Take care
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