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Thursday, 27 November 2014

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Nursing student Ashley delighted by support

A WHITEHAVEN student has extended thanks to a host of donators who will help her help others in Kenya.

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off to africa: Ashley Williams (back centre) with her Kenyan Orphan Project colleagues

By Andrew Clarke

Ashley Williams – in her third year of a nursing degree at Manchester University – is part of an 11-strong team heading to the East African country in August.

As part of the Kenyan Orphan Project, Ashley and her fellow students will be based in community centres, schools or shelters, working with vulnerable children who have lost one or both parents.

Each participant pays their own costs but has to raise a minimum £800 that goes directly to the project. Ashley, 20, was “delighted” to raise £855 in just 24 hours after an online appeal.

Ashley, who plans to run the Liverpool Half-Marathon next month to boost her total, said: “I was overwhelmed by achieving my fundraising target in such a short space of time.

“If anyone wants to continue supporting us that would be incredible.”

www.justgiving.com/teams/KOPmanchester2014

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