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In Memory of Kate Gross

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[lt]p style="margin-right: 0cm margin-left"[gt][span=color: black][lt]span style="font-size: small"[gt][b]Help build a school in remote Sierra Leone[/b][/span][lt]/span[gt][/p] [lt]p style="margin-right: 0cm margin-left"[gt][span=color: black][lt]span style="font-size: small"[gt]This page has been set up to give the ever-expanding spiral surrounding Kate Gross an opportunity to do something she would be very proud of. Kate requested that when she died, instead of flowers, donations be given to Street Child, a charity she talked about in her&nbsp[url=https://kateelizabethgross.wordpress.com/2014/10/13/the-wicked-world-out-there/]blog post about how we must exercise our muscles of compassion[/url][/span][lt]/span[gt][/p] [lt]p style="margin-right: 0cm margin-left"[gt][span=color: black][lt]span style="font-size: small"[gt]Street Child have suggested that we designate donations to build a school in Sierra Leone. Their Every Child in School programme has already helped some 6,000 children in neglected rural areas of the country gain access to education. However with an estimated 300,000 with no access to primary education and an increasing number of children orphaned by the Ebola epidemic, there is still a long way to go.&nbsp[/span][lt]/span[gt][/p] [lt]p style="margin-right: 0cm margin-left"[gt][span=color: black][lt]span style="font-size: small"[gt]Kate was the CEO of the charity Africa Governance Initiative, and the work she did in Africa has had far reaching effects.&nbsp Its work across 7 different countries involves anything from delivering better healthcare to facillitating education reform, and has in recent months been instrumental in providing support during the ebola crisis. Sierra Leone was a country that held a very special place in Kates heart. This is a chance for us all to help change lives, as she did with her work every day.[/span][lt]/span[gt][/p] [lt]p style="margin-right: 0cm margin-left"[gt][span=color: black][lt]span style="font-size: small"[gt]We hope to raise &pound15,000 in order to set up a permanent school for the community. Your donations will be very gratefully recieved. If you would like to run your own fundraising events for the cause, please get in touch. Thank you.[/span][lt]/span[gt][/p] [lt]p style="margin-right: 0cm margin-left"[gt][span=color: black][lt]span style="font-size: small"[gt]Lots of love xx[/span][lt]/span[gt][/p][lt]p style="margin-right: 0cm margin-left"[gt][span=color: black][lt]span style="font-size: small"[gt]Jo Gross[/span][lt]/span[gt][/p]

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Jun 11, 2018

Owlstone

£19.00

Mar 27, 2018

Maria and Chris

Great the school has now been built! This is to help with the installation of sanitation so the children can feel comfortable when attending school.

£40.00 plus £10.00 Gift Aid

Feb 28, 2018

Anonymous

£3500.00

Dec 31, 2017

Hatty

In memory of an inspirational woman.

Dec 30, 2017

Anonymous

£15.00

Dec 31, 2016

IRENE COPPOCK

Thank you to Jean Gross for carrying on Kate's valuable work. I wish you continued success.

£20.00

Jul 23, 2016

Robin Wight

I found Kate's book an inspiring and emotional experience--one which is very close to home in our family.

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Jul 10, 2016

Jean Gross

It's great to see the school so nearly finished. Well done, Street Child- and thank you!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jun 25, 2016

Anonymous

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 25, 2016

Robin Wight

Kate, thank you for reminding me to share with others close to me, in the true joy of living!

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid