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Giving Back to Sierra Leone

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Carolyne Beckett

Educaid feeds, clothes, medicates and educates each child for just £15 per month so a small donation can go a long way. Please help me to help them.

Raising money for
EducAid Sierra Leone

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Total raised
£1,000.00

Target
£1000.00

100%

Donations accepted until 04-12-2016

Donations closed

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About

I recently travelled to Sierra Leone to work in an Ebola lab. Whilst there I visited two schools run by the wonderful Miriam Mason-Sesay, a teacher originally from Britain who now runs 9 free schools with over 3000 students. For many of the children the schools are also their home and family.
In a country devastated by crippling poverty, a barbaric war, AIDS, corruption and Ebola these schools are a safe haven. Other threats include child marriage, FGM and exploitation.These schools aim to produce honest, well-educated adults who can eventually help improve Sierra Leone as a whole.

Event details

Couch to 10km Mud Run

I desperately want to show you how much this charity means to me so I am embarking on running, an alien concept for me ! Unfit and overweight, I needed to start somewhere so I walked the Bristol Girls Can Glitter Run (Nov 2015) (6 miles on a sprained ankle). I then ran the 5km Colour Obstacle Rush (April 2016) followed by the Bradley Stoke 10km race in which I finished just within the allotted 1 1/2 hour limit, in last place .
In addition, for your sponsorship money, my end goal is to run the 10km Filthy Girl Mud Run (Sep 2016), a run in mud with obstacles ! It will require a serious amount of physical and mental fitness and will be a very tough after a series of health setbacks and injuries.

Please show your support for me and this amazing charity. Can I assure you that all money will go directly to helping to look after and educate the children of Sierra Leone. It is a corruption-free charity for which any administrative costs are paid for by the trustees.
Thank you very much.

Event date

15-November-2015 11:00  - 
04-September-2016 17:00

Event type

Running / Walking

Event is completed

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Donations

Donation by Charlie
on 29-11-2016
£115.00
£28.75 gift aid
Gill
Donation by Carolyne Beckett
on 23-09-2016
£20.00
£5.00 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 13-09-2016
£60.00
£15.00 gift aid
Many thanks
Donation by Lisa, Kate B, Mum and Dad
on 11-09-2016
£65.00
£16.25 gift aid
Well done
Donation by Phil W
on 06-09-2016
£20.00
£5.00 gift aid
Well done, Carolyn
Donation by Anonymous
on 06-09-2016
£25.00
£6.25 gift aid
Better late than never! Hope you survived the mud run X
Donation by Francesca
on 05-09-2016
£20.00
£5.00 gift aid
Well done Carolyne - great cause.
Donation by Lizzie
on 05-09-2016
Well done already and good luck with the last race!
Donation by Anonymous
on 28-08-2016
£10.00
£2.50 gift aid
Well done Carolyne. Hope you enjoy the run!
Donation by Li
on 17-08-2016
£20.00
£5.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £1,000.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £1,000.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £1,238.75

Donations closed

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