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Weʼre raising £1,000 to support our visit to Cambodia

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Hi everyone!

We are a group of 16 student nurses who are coming towards the end of our second year of studies at Teesside University.We are so grateful to have been given a once in a lifetime opportunity to volunteer in a hospital in Cambodia for 2 weeks with the charity Transform Healthcare Cambodia.

The charity was established in 2011 to relieve sickness and to promote and protect good health for the benefit of the public, in particular but not exclusively within the Battambang Province through the provision of training to health care workers, education on the prevention of diseases and hygiene, the provision of equipment and financial support for such other health care related services as resources permit.

In 1975, Pol Pot led the Communist forces of the Khmer Rouge into the Cambodian capital city of Phnom Penh, beginning a vicious genocidal four-year regime in which an estimated two million Cambodians lost their lives. All intellectuals and educated people were eliminated, the health care system was entirely destroyed. It is estimated that at the end of the regime only ten doctors survived. Since this time Cambodia has strove to develop and improve healthcare provision with the support of Transform Healthcare Cambodia.

We will be supporting the charity for 2 weeks and the visit is predominantly self funded so any support you could provide us would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you!

2018 Cambodia Student Nurses

Mel, Lorna and Carl promoting the visit on BBC Tees with MiKe Parr.

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    44

    • Janice Keating

      Janice Keating

      Jul 19, 2018

      Enjoy the experience and make a difference!

      £10.00

    • Tom & Avril Stoddart

      Tom & Avril Stoddart

      Jul 11, 2018

      Have a lovely time everyone!

      £50.00

    • Sue Jones

      Sue Jones

      Jul 11, 2018

      Good luck to Graham Jones and Team

      £100.00

    • Emma Deane

      Emma Deane

      Jul 5, 2018

      Good luck with your target everyone!! You're doing amazing!!

      £10.00

    • Claire Young

      Claire Young

      Jul 2, 2018

      Have a fantastic trip Melanie - I know you will!

      £10.00

    • Rachael Tutill

      Rachael Tutill

      Jul 1, 2018

      Such a fantastic opportunity for you all well done

      £20.00

    • Terence Crook

      Terence Crook

      Jun 29, 2018

      For Andrea wall our adoptive holiday daughter.

      £20.00

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