Weʼre raising £8,000 to help achieve my dream of going to South Africa to carry out a research project
- Thursley, Godalming, UK
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Hi, my name is Katherine, I am 17, and I have quadriplegia and i'm wheelchair bound. I have faced many challenges including; heart surgery, lung surgery, brain surgery, muscular release in the arms, and most recently - 2 inches of femur cut out of each leg, and hip and knee realignment. Sounds painful, right?
In the summer of 2019, I am planning to go on a self funded research programme in South Africa. I shall be surveying hyena behaviour, biodiversity and study night-time camera footage. This is a work programme and not a jolly!! This is something that I am very interested in and is perfect for me, as i have found a programme which caters for my physical needs as well as forming a fundamental part of my future degree in zoology.
Over the next year, I will be hosting many fundraisers across the Surrey area and would appreciate any support either financial or physical that you can offer. I also need to fund raise for two carers to accompany and scribe for me.
Thank you so much for even taking the time to read this. I want to make a difference by helping endangered species and limiting their suffering, and you can help me. Please reach to the bottom of your heart and donate to help me achieve my dream, I would appreciate this eternally.
Lots of love,
Katherine Brine xxx
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Asha & Dan Knight, 1 Church Cottages, Thursley
Sep 25, 2018
What a brilliant thing to be doing Katherine and such a great cause. Best of luck!
Sep 23, 2018
Sep 23, 2018
What a wonderful trip for you Katherine , you were brilliant in church this morning ....good luck and enjoy!Love Sallie ( Sunset Cottage)
Sep 16, 2018
Good luck in your venture - it sounds wonderful.Very best wishes from Michael and Marion O'Brien, The Lodge, Thursley
Sep 12, 2018
Watch out Africa here comes Katherine! Big hugs, stay safe lots of love Katie and Chris.
Sep 9, 2018
Good Luck Katherine! Would love to hear about it when you get back, enjoy. From Kaja and Liah
Sep 7, 2018
Wishing you a successful trip and project.
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T L Brine
Thursley, Godalming, UK
Hi, my name is Katherine and I have quadriplegia and i'm wheelchair bound. I have faced many challenges including; heart surgery, lung surgery, brain surgery, muscular release in the arms, and most recently - 2 inches of femur cut out of each leg, and hip and knee realignment.