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Project Riandu 2016

Project Riandu aims to combat the lack of secondary school education for deaf people in Kenya. Invited by Mbeere Mothers Union, we are supporting construction of a school for 200 deaf teenagers in eastern Kenya and we'd love your help! In Kenya there are an estimated 300,000 deaf children and teenagers. While at primary level there are 72 schools, at secondary...

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Total raised
£58,145.46

Target
£90,000.00

64%

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Project Riandu 2016

Project Riandu aims to combat the lack of secondary school education for deaf people in Kenya. Invited by Mbeere Mothers Union, we are supporting construction of a school for 200 deaf teenagers in eastern Kenya and we'd love your help! In Kenya there are an estimated 300,000 deaf children and teenagers. While at primary level there are 72 schools, at secondary there were only 5, leaving deaf people lacking in education and communication skills.This year they're building a dining hall, staff houses and completing a dormitory. We'll be doing sponsored challenges, arranging fun events, holding stalls at conferences and festivals all to raise awareness and finances to facilitate real change to the lives and opportunities of deaf people in Kenya. This is the last volunteer trip but not the end of the project. The Project Riandu community will continue fundraising: gradually decreasing as the local capacity to sustainably support the project grows.

All funds raised will go directly to construction costs of the school. As a volunteer group we have no overhead costs and we pay our own way for flights and accommodation for the summer trip. Funds are processed for this project by PCAT and the project is run by the ACK diocese of Mbeere.

Event date

20-November-2015 - 
31-December-2016

Event type

Community fundraising

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Event Contact

Key contact
Peter Macnaughton
Telephone
07729116604
Email address
p.d.macnaughton@outlook.com

Activity log

Donation by Anonymous
on 23/09/2016
Natalie donated to Ali Macnaughton
on 17/09/2016
Donation by Anonymous
on 03/09/2016
Anonymous donated to Dawn Easby
on 31/08/2016
Maureen Thompson donated to Dawn Easby
on 28/08/2016
Tasha donated to Dawn Easby
on 26/08/2016
Mhairi donated to Peter Macnaughton
on 22/08/2016
Lindsay Millar donated to Rob Williams
on 22/08/2016
Anonymous donated to Amy Archer
on 21/08/2016
Sophie Fox donated to Edward Taylor
on 17/08/2016

Donation summary

Direct donations:(online) £5,123.00
Direct donations:(offline) £30,000.00
Donations to fundraisers:
(online)
£19,985.04
Donations to fundraisers:
(offline)
£3,117.42
Total Raised: £58,145.46
Total Raised
with gift aid:
£61,766.12

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