Help Patrik (8) to go to the World Mental Arithmetic Competition in China
please help me to send my son to the World Mental Arthritic Competition in China.
I am the mother of Patrik Čudić (8 years old) from Croatia, a gifted child who was
in the age of only 7, won the gold medal at the International Mental Arithmetic Competition, which was held in Moscow on 22 of July 2018., and where was more than 700 children from all the world. On National Mental Arithmetic Competition which was held in Croatia 19 of May 2018 he was won 1st place and won title Champion of Champions.
This year on National Mental Arithmetic Competition which was held in Croatia 18 of May 2019., Patrik again won 1st place, won title Champion of Champions, and with his success he qualified for the World Championship in China (Foshan) which will be held on July 20, 2019.
He is the one and only child from Croatia who have a chance to representative his country on such a huge and important competition.
Please help me to keep smile on his face by donating as much as you can. If you couldn’t make a pay, we will precious that you could share this campaign with your friend and family, on social media.
Unfortunately, I have no way of collecting all the money in so short period, and sending my son to the World Cup in China. For traveling, accommodation and participation fee we need 3.000 EUR, per year I’m paying around 2000 EUR for his education.
Patrik has been involved in mental arithmetic for two years now. He has been practising so hard every single day.
Mental arithmetic encourages brain development in a way that stimulates both of its halves and contributes to their wiring. It allows the child to maximize his potential and prepare for future affairs.
I live with Patrik and my mom which is 77 years old and she is suffering from dementia in Croatia (small country in Europe). I work two jobs to pay for basic living needs and pay for education for Patrik. Patrik's father had to look for a job far away from us (2300 km) and live separately from us, only to enable Patrik to get better education and help me financially about basic living needs. It is extremely difficult to live a separate life. For Patrik, it is especially difficult to live without a father, whom he can see him three times a year. I hope we will succeed in the next 5 years to live together as a happy family with Patrik's dad.
By donating to this campaign, you are supporting the creation of a learning environment that educates students and fosters new ideas. For him, World Championship is the realization of his dream. It would be a shame for the dream to end here. So, let's help him to goes on World Mental Arithmetic Competition and show to the whole world what he is capable of!
I hope that you will recognize the potential in Patrik who is, like other children, the future of our society, I look forward to your response.
Hugs from Patrik and his family!
His most incredible success last year was reported by all major Croatian media:
- Richie McCann
- Mateo Cvitkovic
- DG CONNECT B3
- Lana Zutelija