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Total raised so far

8%

£195.00 of £2,500 target +£42.50 Gift Aid See breakdown

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Emma Pearce

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

This is amazing! (From an ACAA volunteer)

yesterday

Fiona

£30.00 + £7.50 Gift Aid

Great cause, you’ve got the stamina for sure to complete it!

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Anonymous

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

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Rabia Nasimi

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

Thank you Amanda

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Janet Coles

£50.00 + £12.50 Gift Aid

Go for it Panda!!

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Robert budwig

£30.00 + £7.50 Gift Aid

Buena suerte panda xx

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Corinna

£25.00

Si, puedes!! Mucha suerte.

2 days ago

Thomasin

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

Go panda!!!

Amanda FitzGerald is raising money for Afghanistan & Central Asian Association

Swim for Afghanistan

Event date: 3rd July 2022


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Hi and salam! 👋

Thank you for popping by.

On July 3 I will be swimming the furthest I have ever swam in my life: 4km 😱 🏊‍♀️

The event is the Castle Endurance Series in Hever Castle. I'm in Team Leopard 😍🐆🏊‍♀️

This will be a huge personal challenge and every time I train and every stroke I take, the fact that I have the opportunity to raise funds for ACAA (Afghanistan and Central Asian Association) who will help the starving really spurs me on.

My target is £2500 and I would like to kindly ask that you sponsor me, £10 / £15 / £20 / £50 ++ or anything you can spare 🙏🏼

I have chosen the charity ACAA as the funds will go *direct* to the hands of the starving women and children who's lives have been so devastated since the Taliban took over last August.

Check out these statistics for Afghanistan:

-Nearly 10 million children on the brink of starvation (save the children). In Herat, 15-20 kidney transplant surgeries are performed daily on desperate people in need of money and the city's walls and lampposts are plastered with advertisements for organ sales.

-UN estimates 24 million people in Afghanistan need humanitarian assitance to survive.

-Across Afghanistan it has become ordinary to see at least a dozen fully veiled women sitting outside bakeries begging all day for just a small piece of bread to feed their family (see video footage)

About ACAA:

Before 2021, we ran citizens advice centres funded by UKAid which provided legal support for the most marginalised people in Afghanistan, including victims of domestic violence and female prisoners. The ACAA was also proud to run women's empowerment and human rights projects funded by the US and Canadian embassies, as well as projects involving internally displaced persons. In August-September 2021 we lobbied MPs on behalf of Afghan families in the UK who wanted to evacuate their at-risk family members. From September- October we also distributed countless donations to the evacuated Afghans in hotels in a huge operation that involved hundreds of volunteers. The ACAA is now welcoming the recently arrived refugees from Afghanistan to its many projects, including women's empowerment and ESOL classes. In the last year 180 people attended ESOL classes each week, 750 families attended social and cultural events, and 200 children took part in the supplementary school


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Afghanistan & Central Asian Association

Charity number: 1096908

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