£150raised of £5,000 target by 6 supporters

Weʼre raising £5,000 to Fund me for a years study in Primate Behaviour and Conservation

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Update: Have enrolled and start next week. Have raised £300 so far. Appeal is still being considered. Monies will be returned if win. They are being horrible. I am refusing to be beaten down....stand with me to stop discrimination within education and share your stories as I plan soon to contact the national media.

We rebuilt our lives after being made homeless in 2015 (thankfully able to sofa surf and have a constant yet changeable roof), life has been wonderful. Secure housing association home, wonderful vegan runner partner, happy children and 2 rescue cats (from the sanctuary where I volunteer).This year I have been offered an amazing opportunity to take an MSc in Primate Behaviour and Conservation, 4 days a week. However, after first offering a student loan, the finance company have withdrawn the support of funding. I begin at the end of Sept (have completed full registration) and the course is full time for one year, meaning I don't just need to find the course fees of £6200, yet also living funds. My partner has even offered to cycle to work instead of getting the train every day (40 miles per day) to provide extra, yet we know it likely isn't enough.
I have been hesitant to ask for help in this way, as I am sure there are much more worthy causes yet friends have encouraged me to let them and anyone else help in this way.
If you feel you can help me make this huge change in this new direction, I would like to offer some gifts for you. So please, if you donate and would like any of the gifts, please message me as you are very welcome indeed. I estimate £10k to fund the course and support the study time for one year after which I hope to obtain a paid PhD place and then work directly with primates, of which over 60% are highly endangered. Im looking to raise half of the £10k and cover the rest ourselves via some ideas we have and being very frugal! Any help is most beautiful.
To all trying to make the world a better place and living from a place of love - thank you x
£5 donation - free printable yoga practice if you email me
£10 donation - free guided meditation MP3 - please email if would like
£20 A choice of course from ethical college
£50 or £100 plus.. A personal gift from me

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    • Colin Benison

      Colin Benison

      Sep 25, 2017


    • Svenja Brandenburg

      Svenja Brandenburg

      Sep 11, 2017

      Good luck with everything, Summer. It is scandalous that education costs money. Hope this helps. All the best, Sven xx


    • Scott Larkin

      Scott Larkin

      Sep 9, 2017

      Sorry it's not a lot. Good luck


    • Jennifer Beatty

      Jennifer Beatty

      Sep 9, 2017

      You were the first person who really inspired me in yoga, so if I can give something back by contributing to help you reach your dream, I am happy to do it! Lots of ❤️ and luck xx


    • Rebecca McGhee

      Rebecca McGhee

      Sep 8, 2017

      I don't see you as much as I would like, but you have my support 100% x big kisses x


    • Lyndsey Hayes

      Lyndsey Hayes

      Sep 5, 2017

      Keep positive (I know you will!) I I don't see you these days but you still have my support when I can give it!


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