educational abroad trip

My name is Trinity, I'm a fourteen year old from America. I'm saving to go to Japan as a foreign exchange student in 2022. I want to go because I want to experience life as a teenager  in Japan. I would also like to learn how to fluently speak Japanese and understand their culture and ways of life. This experience will also help me later in life by making it easier when I get a job because I will not only be fluent in a different language but also be able to see better from others perspectives since I'll know how it’s like living in a different country with a different culture, laws and norms. I need to save to pay for the trip, the school fees, the host family fees, and the additional exchange fees. This is why I am going to Go Fund Me, since I am learning the japanese language as well. I am studying Japanese before and during the trip to ensure I'm able to have at least basic conversation with native japanese speakers.   I've currently been studying Japanese and Japanese culture for about six months and despite it being very interesting and fun to do it is also hard because of how complex the Japanese language is. With over 42 hiragana and 42 katakana for basic pronunciation and almost 2,000 kanji just to read an average newspaper, while I'm in Japan I will have to use these characters everyday to read my class signs, the board in the classroom, and the stores. I will also need to learn proper grammar and greetings to be polite to my host family and schoolmates. With everything I need to do to prepare for when I am there, I need help with the initial fees for going. I would really appreciate donations of any amount to help me with my goal, thank you.
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