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Helena Souza Carmo's Fundraiser:

Three Weeks in Ghana

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BENEFITING: CROSS-CULTURAL SOLUTIONS

ORGANIZER: Tiffany

EVENT DATE: Jul 16, 2011

Helena Souza Carmo

THE STORY:

Tiffany Lowe wrote -

As some of you know, and some of you may not, I am planning on going to Ghana with a study abroad program in the summer of 2013. I will be volunteering, while also furthering my education. It's a wonderful experience to gain knowledge not only in books, but in the world around me. Giving back, while learning, may be the best thing I've ever heard of.

I am interested in getting some time there before then, to make sure it is exactly what I want to do, get to know the community, and to experience Ghana a little bit before I am there for a summer. I have found a way to do so!

Cross Cultural Solutions has all kinds of Volunteer programs, and one in particular lets you go for just a week, to experience volunteering abroad with community. It comes at perfect timing for me between Summer and Fall classes, so I have worked it into my schedule.

I will be helping in one of many areas. I might be at an orphanage, child care facility, school, or something otherwise. But I will be helping the community for the week that I am there. I will update you all as soon as I find out where I will be places.

The program is approximately $2000, airfare and vaccines not included.

This is where you come in. I need sponsors to help me fundraise and to help me reach this goal by May 31 (My younger sister's birthday! I take that as good luck), which is 60 days before my departure date - July 30.

That gives us little over 23 weeks! Just ~$85/week. I know that I haven't even earned this much in my entire stay here at Crowdrise over the last five months, but I believe that it is possible. I can't do it without your help though!

This would be a dream come true for me, and I really hope you can help me succeed in getting to Ghana for a week. My heart is there, now I just need to get there.

The Team: $286 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Tiffany Sharp

Amount Raised

$241

 

6% Raised of $4,000 Goal

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Elise Marie Myrvang Eikeland

Amount Raised

$35

 

35% Raised of $100 Goal

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Helena Souza Carmo

Amount Raised

$0

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Megan Hamilton

Amount Raised

$0

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Eric Stiff

Amount Raised

$0

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Julia Hart

Amount Raised

$0

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