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Weʼre raising £4,000 to go on a volunteering mission to Tanzania and help rebuild their community and make it safe for people who live there.

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My name is Sophie Stockham and I'm 14 years old from Dawlish College. Next summer I am going to sacrifice 4 weeks of my summer holiday to go to Tanzania with Camps International as a volunteer

Whilst there I will work with the local community and other volunteers to help build vital buildings and help provide essential infrastructure such as water supplies etc.

Every project we work on will have a life-changing impact on the local community.

The differences we will be making are;

- Helping children and babies by building them a new school or classroom.

- Help to build the local community up by adding houses.

- Improve the health of a whole community by adding a new water supply. So they can drink clean, filtered water.

- Install watering holes for animals, deworm livestock and help rangers protect vulnerable wildlife from poachers or prey.

- Making paper from elephant dung to sell to the local people and flip-flop keyrings which they can also sell to encourage small businesses.

Whilst on the trip we will be going on the worlds biggest safari spread over 2 days. catching glimpses of ' the big 5 ' in their natural habitat. along with another day on a safari and exploring the wildlife conservation ranch.

why do we go?

1. 40% of people in Tanzania are living below the poverty line.

2. nearly have than the population are living on less than $1a day.

3. in Tanzania the life expectancy is 55 years

"we want to help them"

After all of our hard work we have time to relax and unwind and reflect on the life-changing experiences and memories, we could also challenge the local children to sports activities.

I have a massive target to reach to enable me to go to Tanzania to really help make a difference so everything you can do to help will be really appreciated.

Thanks so much for taking the time to read this page.

Sophie Stockham (aged 14)

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    Car wash this Saturday. Please come by and support Sophies fundraiser. We will have tasty treats and hot drinks available for you whilst your waiting for your car to be cleaned. So that's Saturday 6th October 79 west cliff park drive Dawlish. Come on by! Sophie.. :)

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  • David Cox

    David Cox

    Feb 28, 2019

    Good luck Sophie, it's great that you're giving this a go, we're very proud x

    £20.00

  • Elizabeth Timperley-Preece

    Elizabeth Timperley-Preece

    Feb 12, 2019

    Good luck with the fundraising, Sophie - sounds like the experience of a lifetime, as well as a brilliant thing to do to help people. Hope all goes really well.Love Mark and Liz xx

  • David Cox

    David Cox

    Jan 28, 2019

    Good luck Sophie, it's great that you're giving this a go, we're very proud x

    £20.00

  • Tina Walker

    Tina Walker

    Jan 27, 2019

    Good luck Sophie what a wonderful thing you are doing. Tina x

    £20.00

  • Tony Male

    Tony Male

    Jan 16, 2019

    All the best with the adventure!

    £20.00

  • David Cox

    David Cox

    Dec 28, 2018

    Good luck Sophie, it's great that you're giving this a go, we're very proud x

    £20.00

  • Martin Hill

    Martin Hill

    Dec 3, 2018

    Good luck Sophie.

    £20.00

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