Ryleigh's Gap Year- East Africa

I deferred my enrollment to The University of Alabama in order to take a gap year. I plan on taking a service based trip to East Africa with ARCC starting in the fall and lasting for 3 months. On my trip I will be involved in many community service projects. I am trying to raise money to pay for my trip and would appreciate any help! Below I have listed a few of the places I will be visiting and volunteering at over the course of my trip.
        -Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary: promotes the reintroduction of rhinos into protected areas of the region
        -Daraja Academy of Kenya: provides free education to girls in need in Kenya
        -Pippi House: the only safe house for girls in Arusha, Tanzania which provides support for women suffering from homelessness, neglect, forced labor, trafficking, etc.
        -Baga Beach Lovers Project: seeks new ways to clean up pollution on beaches, supports local artisians to find ways in order to recycle waste, and reaches out to educate the community on environmental issues

Donations ()

  • Ronda McLeod 
    • $25 
    • 31 mos
  • David Bledsoe 
    • $40 
    • 32 mos
  • Tiffany Chaffin 
    • $25 
    • 32 mos
  • Mike Gallagher 
    • $100 
    • 32 mos
  • Linda DeWitt 
    • $30 
    • 32 mos
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Organizer

Ryleigh Smithson 
Organizer
Mobile, AL
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