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£3,370raised of £3,000 target by 56 supporters

    Weʼve raised £3,370 to support the fund raising efforts by hosting a Ball in aid of the Good Samaritan Primary School in Kampala, Uganda.

    Blackburn
    Funded on Sunday, 1st September 2019

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    We are hosting a Ball to help raise some much needed funds for a charity very close to our hearts. Please allow me to provide a little background:-

    In 2009 Dr Paul Wright approached QEGS to see if we would like to be part of a unique project. The project was a fledgling school for children aged between 4-11 years old in Kampala, Uganda. Over 160 children there were not able to access education, because they were either orphaned by HIV, AIDS or were just unable to afford even the very low school fees charged by local state-funded schools.

    Since QEGS became involved in 2010 we have raised tens of thousands of pounds through a myriad of events, all undertaken by our own Sixth Form students, with the support of their families and friends. Over 90 Sixth Form students from QEGS have visited the school since 2010, gaining so much from their experience. Our relationship has allowed us to build a school that is now fit for purpose. We have also funded the build of an assembly hall, further classrooms, sanitation facilities, dormitories for the children, 7 houses for the school teachers to live in and a bore well to provide fresh water. However, there is still much to do.

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      Supporters

      56

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jul 10, 2019

        £20.00

      • Ruth Wildman

        Ruth Wildman

        May 24, 2019

        £30.00

      • Martin Harvey

        Martin Harvey

        May 16, 2019

        Auction prize Uganda Ball paid Martin Harvey

        £200.00

      • Mariam Seedat

        Mariam Seedat

        May 12, 2019

        £20.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        May 10, 2019

        Well done for organising the event

        £30.00

      • David Winter

        David Winter

        May 10, 2019

        £30.00

      • Andrew Buckingham

        Andrew Buckingham

        May 7, 2019

        Tickets for Michala and Katie.

        £60.00

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