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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

Ellie miller donated to Sophie Brammar
on 29/02/2016
Gemma donated to Sophie Brammar
on 29/02/2016
Anonymous donated to Dawn Easby
on 29/02/2016
Chris Austin donated to Dawn Easby
on 29/02/2016
Anonymous donated to Sophie Brammar
on 29/02/2016
Anonymous donated to Sophie Brammar
on 29/02/2016
Aunt Gin donated to Dawn Easby
on 29/02/2016
Kathy donated to Sophie Brammar
on 29/02/2016
Anonymous donated to Michelle Morris
on 25/02/2016
Ali Macnaughton donated to Ali Macnaughton
on 18/02/2016

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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