Marta's British Citizenship

Dear All,

I honestly never thought it will come to this but considering the current political climate I would like to ask for your help.
I'm 36, a mother to three wonderful daughters and married to a very supportive and patient husband 

By nationality I am a Polish citizen with Permanent Residency status here in the UK. I have moved to the UK at the beginning of 2006 and met my husband /Steve in Edinburgh where I settled in 2007.

I would like to think that I am  an honest person, loving mother and a law abiding citizen. I have a good knowledge of English language , British culture and history. Ever since I came here in  have been working hard and paying my taxes. 
I consider the UK, especially  Edinburgh, Scotland, to be my home with established life and network of friends and Family.
I am happy here and I do not wish to move back to my native country.

Despite the fact that Steve is working full time, I am currently a stay at home,   carer to our first born daughter with a complex disability and naturally a full time mum to all 3 of our girls.

This is why I wanted to ask for any financial help towards the British Citizenship fee which Is quite overwhealming and unachievable on our own 

For most part I thought that receiving a Permanent Residency status would be sufficient to put my mind at ease, however in the current political climate I am gradually loosing that confidence.

My financial estimate is based on the below:

Basil Paterson IELTS exam fee: £155 ( now passed with 8.5 Academic score) 
Pitman Training centre, Life in the UK test: £50( now passed )
Naturalisation fee: £1330( main expense to cover )
Citizenship ceremony: £80
Passport £ 80

My dream initially was to have the supporting funds by the end of 2017 due to the fees increase ,however this has now been moved to the end of 2018 hopefully .

As long as my British Citizenship is finalised before that, It would do a great deal in putting mine and my family mind at ease.

To all of these who know us, please help or spread the word. We would really appreciate it.
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Marta Mansfield 
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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