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Imperial College London
Consistently rated amongst the world's best universities, Imperial College London is a science-based institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research that attracts 14,000 students and 6,000 staff of the highest international quality. Innovative research at the College explores the interface between science, medicine, engineering and business, delivering practical solutions that improve quality of life and the environment - underpinned by a dynamic enterprise culture. Since its foundation in 1907, Imperial's contributions to society have included the discovery of penicillin, the development of holography and the foundations of fibre optics. This commitment to the application of research for the benefit of all continues today, with current focuses including interdisciplinary collaborations to improve global health, tackle climate change, develop sustainable sources of energy and address security challenges. In 2007, Imperial College London and Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust formed the UK's first Academic Health Science Centre. This unique partnership aims to improve the quality of life of patients and populations by taking new discoveries and translating them into new therapies as quickly as possible.

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Go together for SCI

Fundraisers: 
Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, Jane Whitton, Liz Hollenberg

My page: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/run-4-sci

If you want to go fast, go alone.  If you want to go far, go together.
- African proverb

By the end of 2016, the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative at Imperial College London had treated 140 million people suffering from illnesses related to schistosomiasis infection.  But there are 200 million people, living in 78 countries, who still need treatment if they are to avoid the anameia, organ damage, fatigue and early death caused by this preventable disease. 

Click here to learn more about this devastating tropical disease.

That's why Jane Whitton and Liz Hollenberg, programme managers for the SCI, are running the London Marathon together this year.  With your help, they hope to raise £10,000 - enough to treat 30,000 children and adults infected with schistosomiasis.

When you make your gift today, thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, your gift will be doubled - matched pound for pound.  Each dose costs just £0.33, less than a second-class postage stamp.  But your gift does more than provide medicine.  It ensures that a sick child can go back to school, that an exhausted parent can return to work, that a community can move forward economically and culturally.

Jane and Liz believe enough in the SCI's work to run their first marathon ever, but they need your support.  Just click below to make your gift today, and leave a message to let Liz and Jane know that you're with them - and the SCI - all the way.

Recent donors

24.03.17 All the best for the marathon - unashamingly hoping you manage to double our annual donation

21.03.17 Wish you a great run

21.03.17 Good luck !

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11.03.17 Good luck Jane (and Liz)!! I'm very proud of you, can't wait to cheer you on xxx

10.03.17 I wish you both success and perfect weather

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04.03.17 Best wishes!

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03.03.17 SCI's global work is amazing http://www.givewell.org/charities/schistosomiasis-control-initiative as are their teams in london and in the field around the world incl africa and asia. They also have some pretty committed runs, good luck Liz and Jane!!

02.03.17 good cause, you will succeed Jr

02.03.17 Good work Jane- keep up the awesome training! You're such a super star for working so hard to fit it in around all your SCI work trips! All for an excellent cause xxx

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01.03.17 I am so proud to share a wee bit of DNA with you, Jane!

01.03.17 Thanks for connecting us to such a human story.

01.03.17 What an adventure!! Good luck ladies

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28.02.17 It is a special thing you are doing - I hope you reach your target. Good luck with the marathon as well.

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28.02.17 May the road rise up to meet you and may the wind always be at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face, but not too warm! Good running -)

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£7,848.00

Running total

Target:
£10,000.00
Total raised incl. Gift Aid:
£9,588.25
Total donors:
50
Last donor:
Patricia and Alastair
24.03.17  
Offline fundraising:
£0.00
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