Megan's Study Abroad in India

$885 of $2,500 goal

Raised by 20 people in 47 months
Melissa Madsen Fox  WICHITA, KS

About a two years ago, my oldest daughter, Megan, fell in love with all things India. She decided that what she really wanted to do was experience this amazing country first hand, and began (at age 14) working toward that goal. She did some digging and discovered that Rotary Youth Exchange is the program that best suits her.  The local Rotary is incredibly supportive, and has done much to help raise money, and connect her with Rotarians in India. Then, she worked towards graduating h early (which she will in May, with a 4.0 GPA). Now: the final hurdle to her spending a school year with a family in New Delhi is raising the money (approximately half) so she can go.

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Update 10
Posted by Melissa Madsen Fox
38 months ago
Megan finally set up a blog: http://meganstriptoindiayay.blogspot.com/ There aren't any posts on it as of yet, but there will be (hopefully) lots of pictures. I'll try to keep everyone updated as she does post, but you're always more than welcome to stop by anytime. Thanks again for all your support.
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Update 9
Posted by Melissa Madsen Fox
39 months ago
One week to go! Visa: in hand (FINALLY) and all that's left is to do some last-minute gift shopping, and she's ready go board a plane. Hard to believe it's here!
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Update 8
Posted by Melissa Madsen Fox
40 months ago
Got the student visa application sent off, and the plane tickets bought. Her departure date is September 23rd. She's quite excited!
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Update 7
Posted by Melissa Madsen Fox
41 months ago
Also: we got her family! She's staying with a family with at least 2 older kids: 18 and 21 years old. Should be interesting...
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$885 of $2,500 goal

Raised by 20 people in 47 months
Created December 30, 2012
Melissa Madsen Fox  
$10
Anonymous
46 months ago
$10
Anonymous
45 months ago
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$20
Sarah Evans
45 months ago

Best wishes, Megan. I'm looking forward to following your blog!

PF
$20
Phil Fox
46 months ago

Go Megan!

TM
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Tracy M
46 months ago

Shoot for the stars, Megan! Nothing in the world as enriching or worth the investment as travel and education. Go, you!

CE
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Corinne Edwards
45 months ago

I hope you are able to make this dream come true. I would have absolutely loved to do something like this when I was your age. As a friend of your momma's and a fellow Bollywood fan, I wish you BEST OF LUCK!!

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Bob Ahlander
45 months ago

Here's to a fantastic trip! From your friends The Ahlanders. <-- Ask your parents :)

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David Watkins
46 months ago
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Kelly Dumler
42 months ago

Have a wonderful time!!

BC
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Beth C
45 months ago

When I was a student, I dreamed of traveling abroad. It gives me warm fuzzies to help someone else achieve this goal...Thank you for giving me the opportunity to help! Go...LIVE...have fun!

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