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Elise Marie
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Here is my April vote for yo…
Here is my April vote for you. How are you doing? I would love to hear from you. What do you think of Save the children federation? I work with getting new members for them, travelling all over Norway for 3 months now. Loving my job! :)

Please take a look at my Crowdrise projects and donate to them :)

"You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you." -John Wooden

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Here is an April vote for you!
Here is an April vote for you!
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Cree
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Hello! Good luck with your f…
Hello! Good luck with your fundraising! Here some happy Earth Day points for you!
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Karen and Jack Doherty
CA United States
CROWDRISING SINCE: Apr 22, 2011
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Our son Jason and his wife Jenni began a school for girls or poverty outside Nanyuki, Kenya in 2009. Though all of the school's students had incredible grades in primary school, none of Daraja Academy's 77 students would have been able to attend high school without assistance. Some come from the rural countryside, others grew up in the over-crowded slums of Nairobi... NONE of them had money, in fact not a single girl grew up with running water in her home. But, the ALL shared a common quality: the desire to improve themselves!

Jack and I first met Pascalina last October while visiting the campus, however, we'd been communicating with her for almost a year before that. We have been sponsoring her at Daraja Academy. She is smart, driven, curious, beautiful and frankly deserved our help. Saying goodbye after our month were her and her classmates was difficult.

When we heard about the DARAJA RACE FOR 77, Jack and I knew that we would take part, and together with Pascalina, raise awareness and funding for this remarkable girl and her classmates. Jack and a large group of Daraja Academy supporters will begin running in the Bay To Breakers on the morning of May 15th, I will be cheering and on the otherside of the globe in the Kenyan twilight, Pascalina and her classmates will begin running at the same time, to help the school that has given them so much.

Far ahead of Jack, Lineth Chepkurui (2008 and 2010 Bay To Breakers femal champion) will also be running for Daraja Academy. Lineth is from Bomet, Kenya, a village less than 100 kms from the school. Both of her parents are teachers and she understands the need for a school like Daraja, where bright girls can recieve a quality education.

100% of the money raised in the DARAJA RACE FOR 77 goes to Pascalina and her fellow students education. This gives the girls of Daraja Academy the chance to help contibute to their own education. 

Jack and I both believe in Daraja Academy and are supporting it and its sweet students through the DARAJA RACE FOR 77, Pascalina believes and will be supporting it as she runs in Kenya, Lineth Chepkurui believes in the school and is running for the school as well. If you believe that girls deserve an equal opportunity and education, join our team.

Please join us and help this magical girl and her school!!! 

Karen and Jack
Doherty

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Amount Raised:

$1,765

 

35% Raised of $4,999 Goal