Help Aleeta Graduate

UPDATE: Earlier in the year, this campaign gave my the £3,500 needed to enroll myself, and I received a scholarship of £4,000 through my department to cover the first semester.

It has been intense in many ways. The highlight was being a small part of a project with a big heart; helping refugees near our university start to rebuild their lives. We presented this project in front of business advisors from blue chip companies and got to the second stage of a UK-wide competition. (On the 9th of April, fingers crossed!).

I'm still left with over £8,100 to be able to make it to graduation, I will not receive a degree if that does not work out. 

I have until the July to be able to raise this amount, please help me bring this home.

Ever heard of those bright kids from underprivileged backgrounds that get amazing grades and go on to do great things with their lives? Well, I'm supposed to be one of them.

Supposed to be...

I'm a 21 year old girl from a working class Pakistani family. And, although we've experienced dire financial straits for so many years, I've managed to achieve A's and A*'s in all of my GCSEs/A-Levels, distinctions and “Top of Country” marks.

Despite being so young, I was given a £1,500 residential trip to Germany, I've interned at many companies and have contributed to non-profit projects for causes that I care about.

After I graduate, my goal is to pursue a career in Social Enterprise or Corporate Social Responsibility.

So what's the problem?

The problem is that I'm unable to pay for my final year at Royal Holloway, University of London, where I'm doing a BSc in International Business Studies.

My 1st year was funded through a scholarship given by the university (1 of only 6 offered).

My 2nd year was funded through private donations.

And whilst I expected my final year to also be funded through private donations, it’s not happening! :(

And that’s a problem...

A BIG problem!

If I don’t raise this amount, they will expel me and cancel my student visa. And, with that, everything I’ve work so hard to achieve will just disappear.

My family is already inundated by debt and can’t take any more.

I do work part-time, but that only covers basic living expenses.

And we’ve run out of people who could possibly donate!

In other words, I’ve hit a dead-end and can now see my future fading away.

My last chance is to put this campaign out there and hope it reaches good samaritans that would be happy to see me succeed.

Seeing me succeed

I'm an underdog in many ways. And through honesty, hard work and good-will, I’ve managed to go so far. God-willing, there are great things ahead of me and I’m almost there.

And by supporting my campaign, you won’t just be helping me to succeed. You’ll be helping me become someone who can make a positive impact in the world.

Thank you so much

Thank you so much for considering my cause.

Whether you can support me or not, please share this campaign with people you think can help.

And please let me know if you need further details or would like to pay the university directly.

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    • £5 
    • 15 mos
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    • £25 
    • 15 mos
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    • £20 
    • 16 mos
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    • £10 
    • 16 mos
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    • £100 
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Aleeta Zahra 
Egham, South East England, United Kingdom
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