MaggieinAfrica Charity Fundraising

$3,772 of $30k goal

Raised by 26 people in 14 months
Marilu Gresens  IP6
In 2016, Noel and Marilu will embark on a journey through Africa, combining our love of travel with volunteering.

We would like to raise $30,000 to support carefully selected charities that we will be working with during our overland adventure through southern and eastern Africa.

Our Land Rover named Maggie will transport across at least 15 countries, from Botswana to Ethiopia, where people face numerous challenges.

Your support will allow us to give back to the communities we visit! 

We would like to work with and donate to at least one charity in each country that we visit during our trip.

Examples of charities that we have / will support: 

Stepping Stones International Botswana: an NGO based in Mochudi, Botswana that supports orphans and vulnerable children.

Mammadu children's shelter Namibia: an NGO that supports vulnerable children in Otjomuise, Namibia.

Women against Rape Botswana: an NGO that support victims of gender based violence in Maun, Botswana.

Project Luangwa Zambia: an NGO based in Mfuwe with projects in education, women's and girls' empowerment and responsible tourism.

We will update our blog ( www.maggieinafrica.com) and our GoFundMe page with details of each of the charities that we meet and donate to along the way.

All proceeds raised through GoFundMe go directly to registered charities, and no funds are used on our travelling expenses. If you need your donation to be tax-deductible in the US, UK or other country, give us a shout and we will do our best to arrange! Thank you for your support!
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Update 8
Posted by Marilu Gresens
1 month ago
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Maggie and the team are pleased to announce that we've donated the remaining $272 in donations to an amazing charity in Botswana, Stepping Stones International. Thank you everyone for your support!
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Update 7
Posted by Marilu Gresens
1 month ago
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Maggie and the team are pleased to announce that we've donated $1000 to an amazing charity in Botswana, Women Against Rape.
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Update 6
Posted by Marilu Gresens
3 months ago
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Maggie and the team is pleased to announce that we've donated $1000 to an amazing charity in Zambia, Project Luangwa. For more details, check out our blog post: http://www.maggieinafrica.com/2016/11/project-luangwa-zambia/
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Update 5
Posted by Marilu Gresens
9 months ago
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Dear followers, we are pleased to share that we have donated $1,000 of the money raised to an amazing children's charity in Namibia. To learn more, check out our blog! http://www.maggieinafrica.com/2016/06/mammadu-childrens-shelter-namibia/
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$3,772 of $30k goal

Raised by 26 people in 14 months
Created January 28, 2016
Marilu Gresens  
NP
$150
Nel Peries
3 months ago

Hope you both are ok. Keep up the good work :-) xx

MK
$50
Malgorzata Klein
10 months ago

Lots of Love from Tadzik, Gosia and Maciek:)

PC
$10
Poestenkill Evangelical Lutheran Church
10 months ago(Offline Donation)
KT
$100
Kristine Teets
11 months ago

Woooo hope ya'll are having a grand adventure!

VH
$700
Val Heather
11 months ago

I'd like to support any charity that fights violence against woman. Good luck reaching you target. Val

MK
$150
Milly Kiely-Horn
11 months ago

Well done guys for such a great idea. I wish you all the success and really delighted to helped towards a very worthy cause of Women against rape

PC
$190
Poestenkill Evangelical Lutheran Church
11 months ago(Offline Donation)
AI
$141
Alpha Travel Insurance
11 months ago

Thank you for everything, we hope you continue to enjoy what Africa has to offer (Sodwana Bay is now on the list!) :-) - Sarah & the Alpha Travel Insurance team

$100
Janice Hovey
11 months ago
$100
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12 months ago
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