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    Weʼve raised £100 to End Polio Now (Raising target updated monthly)

    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Funded on Wednesday, 17th February 2016

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    This cycle ride comes at an important time in the fight to eradicate polio, which would be only the second human disease to ever be eradicated. If polio isn’t stopped now, the disease could stage a comeback, affecting an estimated 200,000 children every year.

    A highly infectious disease, polio can cause paralysis and sometimes death. There is no cure for polio, but for as little as 60 US cents worth of oral vaccine, a child can be protected from the disease for life.

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      • Lawrence

        Lawrence

        Jan 20, 2016

        Daniel, your blog is excellent. Good luck with all your preparations and with the big journey itself. It's all in a great cause. Lawrence

        £50.00

      • Seize the Day

        Seize the Day

        Jan 19, 2016

        From your friends at Seize the Day meet up group. We'll be getting on our bikes (when the weather's a little better) to support you at least a bit of the way.

        £50.00

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      Daniel Barreto

      Daniel Barreto

      Edinburgh, United Kingdom

      I am Daniel Barreto. Age:35. Member and Past President of the Rotary Club of Portobello (Edinburgh). University lecturer and keen cyclist. I will cycle 1200 miles in 13 days to raise funds to end polio. Please join me in this effort to erradicate polio any way you can.

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