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Team Masanga's fundraising page

5 team members

Challenge complete

Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

Team story

[p]Thank you for visiting our page. Your support is desperately needed. Ebola is overwhelming the Sierra Leone healthcare system. We are an international team of healthcare professionals and business people who are well placed to make a significant contribution to tackling Ebola and building a sustainable healthcare system in Sierra Leone.[/p][p]We have formed a network of infection control specialists working in Liberia and Nigeria. We are building training modules using gaming techniques and 3D simulation to teach local communities how to deal with Ebola safely and reduce the rate of infection. This training programme is being piloted at Masanga and rolled out to our partner hospitals in Sierra Leone. Once tested and refined we will distribute the training throughout West Africa.[/p][p]So far in eight years we have rehabilitated much of the infrastructure of the Masanga hospital. Most recently we have refurbished the paediatric ward and are currently repairing the water system through installing solar powered water pumps, critical for sustaining proper hygiene standards. We have treated over 120,000 patients. Unfortunately clinical activities have been temporarily suspended because we could not guarantee the safety of both patients and doctors during the ebola outbreak. We will recommence activities as soon as possible.[/p][p]The Tonkolili College of Health Sciences is in its second year and is teaching over 100 nurses a three year SRN course. The College is temporarily closed because of the state of emergency and banning of large gatherings. The faculty is idealy placed to lead the Ebola training initiative.[/p][p]The Surgical training programme is a national programme based at Masanga which is addressing the severe shortage of surgeons by training Community Health Officers in basic surgical techniques such as hernias and caesareans. The programme has 9 partner hospitals and the students will roll out the Ebola training initiative throughout the country.[/p][p]Your support is desperately needed to sustain our contribution and to fund our new Ebola initiative.[/p][p]Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor us and donations will be quickly processed and passed to Masanga UK. Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on our behalf where the donor is eligible for this. We really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.[/p][p]Kind regards[/p][p]Team Masanga[/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

25 Oct 2014





Sorry this is a bit late - better late than never.

£250.00 plus £62.50 Gift Aid


Chris Abbott

donation on behalf of Neville Bonney, a good friend of Ian and Chris Abbott



Sue McMillan

Overdue do ration for Helen MCMillan

£200.00 plus £50.00 Gift Aid


Ian A Duncan

Well done for such an old fellow ....... apologies that this is a tad late.

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid



Sorry for late donation....all the best to the entire team for all the incredible work you are doing.


Martin Beer

Keep up the great work Geoff

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid


Anthony Purnell

Chapeau to all

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid


Hetty Pye

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid


James Stuart

Good luck!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid



A small contribution to the tremendous work that has been undertaken at Masanga. My thoughts are with those working so hard in the face of the Ebola outbreak, well done all.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Geoff Eaton

Geoff Eaton

John Forbes

John Forbes

Austin Hunt

Austin Hunt

Patrick Eaton

Patrick Eaton

Alexander Phillips

Alexander Phillips