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Please help Juan Felipe to do research that may help to cure addiction for thousands of people.

I am fundraising for Juan Felipe who lives in Colombia and is finishing an online degree from the University of Derby, UK, in Psychology. He works teaching English on the side to fund his current fees. He has specialised in neuroscience and desperately wants to continue studying a research Masters focusing on addiction and how to solve it. 

He is extremely gifted and driven which is reflected in the fact that he is a First-class student and has taught himself an incredible level of English despite coming from a limited background in which safety and money have been huge obstacles to his education. He is working hard to overcome these adversities, and feels he has to move to Europe in order to fulfill his dreams of solving one of the most important public health issues.

He was unable to afford to study in the UK, in spite of being accepted, and currently holds an offer from the University of Cambridge to pursue an MPhil under Dr. David Belin, and is waiting for a response from Imperial and Geneva but will be unable to go unless he raises significant funds. 

If he reaches his target, this will allow him to go to Geneva (the cheapest of the universities) and give him the opporunity to realise his potential as these types of degrees are simply not available in Colombia. Your help will give him an excellent chance of getting a PhD scholarship after the Masters and start an ethical career finding the cure for addiction. 

Your money could help thousands of lives, including Juan Felipe's, and after completing his studies, he is planning on dedicating his life to contributing to meaningful change, especially among poor communities in Europe and his home country that has been davastated by the international drug trade and addiction. 

Please give whatever you can, it will be deeply appreciated and even if he doesn't make the target in time for the next academic year, hopefully one day he will and I know it would be the best day of his life and the start of something incredible.


Marie Qny

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