Giving hope for Christmas

Clare Griffin

Target: £1,000.00



Start Date: 20-Nov-2017

End Date: 31-Dec-2017

About my fundraising

Uzima is an amazing place which provides education and food to 300 children in a remote part of Western Kenya. The children are some of the most vulnerable in the world - they live in abject poverty. Most are orphans having lost one or both parents to diseases such as HIV. Last Christmas my family donated enough money to buy re-usable sanitary pads for all the girls and women at Uzima. I gave them out on my visit there in February. Having those pads means that girls can continue with their education uninterrupted and can be confident of better hygiene and reduced risk of infection. When we were in Uzima this year we learned that the older children (16 - 18 years ) needed to be able to continue with their education so that they could gain vocational training skills in order to be able to earn a living. Without this they have little hope of prospering as they reached school leaving age. Girls in particular are at risk of falling into a life of prostitution in order to earn enough money...more more

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Bill Frenchdonation29-Dec-2017£50.00£12.50
Annie & co xdonation23-Dec-2017£20.00£5.00Happy Christmas everyone xx
Elizabeth and Marcdonation22-Dec-2017£100.00£25.00Mery Christmas to us all xx
Georgettedonation19-Dec-2017£10.00£2.50Good luck Claire
Cathy Stackdonation19-Dec-2017£50.00£12.50Happy Christmas to all my cousins in IOW and beyond!
Anonymousdonation17-Dec-2017£5.00£1.25Happy Christmas from Mary & Geoff
Caroline & Al Ellisdonation17-Dec-2017£50.00Wishing all our family a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Simon Fraserdonation14-Dec-2017£50.00£12.50Excellent effort
Linda & Paulinedonation13-Dec-2017£50.00£12.50Merry Christmas to all our family & friends 🎄🎅🏾🎄🎅🏾
Mavis wakedonation06-Dec-2017£25.00£6.25
Monica Divverdonation03-Dec-2017£40.00£10.00Christmas greetings to all my cousins and family members
Clare Griffindonation20-Nov-2017£50.00£12.50Happy Christmas to all my family and friends

My fundraising page is raising money for Uzima in our Hands

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