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Emergency Flood Appeal

Please see www.educaid.org.uk for our latest update posted 6th September 2017. Our Lumley school is in the middle of the flood disaster area in Freetown. At the moment, 8 staff have lost everything, 3 students are believed to have lost their lives and 1 student has been confirmed dead. Some escaped, swimming for their lives, and are not allowed to return to...

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Total raised
£29,849.05

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Donations accepted until 15-11-2017

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Emergency Flood Appeal

Please see www.educaid.org.uk for our latest update posted 6th September 2017.

Our Lumley school is in the middle of the flood disaster area in Freetown. At the moment, 8 staff have lost everything, 3 students are believed to have lost their lives and 1 student has been confirmed dead. Some escaped, swimming for their lives, and are not allowed to return to their homes. These devastating floods have caused hundreds of deaths, made thousands homeless and will have on-going repercussions for days, weeks and months. Bodies are still being recovered from homes in neighbourhoods around Lumley where many of our pupils live. 

This latest disaster is part of a bigger picture of vulnerability in Sierra Leone. Many people in the country are often unaware of the human role in these climatic disasters, often exacerbated by deforestation, poor environmental management, and the risks of building in vulnerable areas. The least privileged in Sierra Leone have few options. Education must be part of the solution.

Any funds raised through this appeal will be used to address the immediate needs of our staff most affected by this disaster. Any further funds will go towards our on-going fight to strengthen Sierra Leonean communities through education. Working through small organisations like EducAid will ensure maximum impact of your donation. We thank you for your generosity.

#educationistheanswer #solidarity

Event date

15-August-2017 - 
15-November-2017

Event type

Emergency Flood Appeal

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Event Contact

Key contact
Erin Northey
Email address
erin@educaid.org.uk

Activity log

We hope every little bit helps.
Donation by Tom & Rose
on 18/10/2017
£ 21.00
£ 5.25 gift aid
With love from everyone in London who came to our charity screening of Process and other Sierra Leone short films & videos!
Donation by Lucie Massey
on 14/10/2017
£ 1,208.50
£ 0.00 gift aid
Donation by Jo Shaw
on 28/09/2017
I'm supporting Miriam MasonSesay and her school.
Donation by Naomi Volain
on 27/09/2017
£ 20.00
£ 0.00 gift aid
Our hearts go out to you.
Donation by Anonymous
on 21/09/2017
Donation by Anonymous
on 20/09/2017
The horror of the mudslide breaks our hearts. We wish we could do more to help.
Donation by Faith Hallett
on 18/09/2017
£ 50.00
£ 12.50 gift aid
Hoping you raise a significant sum after the devastating landslides.
Donation by Anonymous
on 18/09/2017
Hi Miriam, Farah, Marcus & the rest of the amazing EducAid team, Hopefully this will help a little bit to recovering from the floods, Lots of love, Px
Donation by Phoebe Fleming
on 15/09/2017
£ 50.00
£ 12.50 gift aid
Glad the school is up and running again
Donation by Gill Davies
on 09/09/2017
£ 20.00
£ 5.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Direct donations:(online) £29,849.05
Direct donations:(offline) £0.00
Donations to fundraisers:
(online)
£0.00
Donations to fundraisers:
(offline)
£0.00
Total Raised: £29,849.05
Total Raised
with gift aid:
£35,818.44

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