Walking to Educate Kenyan Children

$3,210 of $3,000 goal

Raised by 28 people in 18 months
With others, my mother, Corinne Corvin, founded a school, Sunrise of Africa School Ltd, near Nairobi, Kenya, to help give children a bright future through education.  Corinne continues to work tireslessly, in a volunteer capacity, to help hundreds of children, many of whom would not be able to receive a good education without our offering them scholarships.

I am Corinne Corvin's daughter, who is a volunteer Board Member, who helps with marketing and fundraising for Sunrise of Africa School. I live in Queensland,  Australia. I was born and brought up in Kenya.

This fundraiser is for five young Kenyan children who are currently at the school and who we wish to give scholarships to next year.  Each scholarship costs just  US$600/year, which includes all costs, including tuition, books, travel, uniforms etc.

On 13th August 2017, a lovely friend of ours, Aprile Alexander, is going to be walking the City2Surf in Sydney, Australia, to help raise much needed funds for the school. City2Surf is a 14km course starting from the city and finishing at Bondi Beach.

Aprile is inspired by the children of Sunrise of Africa School in Kenya, who show such joy in attending school. She wishes to enable these beautiful children to  attend this loving place of education through fundraising for these scholarships. 

Aprile lives near the Nepean River, New South Wales, Australia. One of her favorite pastimes is walking along this beautiful waterway, and in the Blue Mountains. Last year she walked the last 112 km of the Camino de Santiago in Northern Spain.

 She is deeply grateful for donations of any size, every dollar of which will go directly to the school. 

All donations from Gofundme are deposited directly into the Sunrise of Africa School bank account in Melbourne and transferred regularly to Kenya to enable us to continue our good work there. 

Asante Sana (thank you very much in Swahili).

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Aprile did the walk and had a fabulous time! Thank you so much to all of you who donated. We are so incredibly grateful. The weather and scenery were perfect. Please see all the photos on our FB page. With much love to you all.xx

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Today is the big day for Aprile and her walk for the scholarship children at Sunrise of Africa School. Thank you so much, Aprile, for your love and generosity in doing this walk. Asante Sana!! With love and blessings from us all.xx
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Dear friends. Ahead of tomorrow's walk, Aprile reports: 'I am truly thrilled and moved by the generosity of everyone who has donated to Sunrise of Africa School via this City2Surf Gofundme fundraiser, making so many new scholarships available. I also feel very supported by everyone's good wishes for the City2Surf this Sunday. It will be such an enjoyable event. Thank you to all!'

If anyone would still like to donate, we will leave this page open. The more money we raise, the more scholarships we can give to Kenyan children.

Thank you so much.

With love and blessings.x
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Thank you so much for all your support so far. We are all so grateful. Aprile said it was very heartwarming to see the response of everyone wanting to support the beautiful children at Sunrise of Africa School. Blessings.x
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$3,210 of $3,000 goal

Raised by 28 people in 18 months
Created June 5, 2017
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Roberta Houston
16 months ago

I learned about this through the Reading Room email, and am so grateful to see these smiling faces!

Margaret Willis
16 months ago

Well done Aprile! Love to the recipients.

Bryan Gibson
16 months ago

Go Aprile and Go a great cause!!

Jackie Anderson
16 months ago

Congratulations on your achievements.

16 months ago
Helga Johanna
16 months ago

Good luck Aprile.

Val Lovett
16 months ago

Very pleased to be able to support Sunrise of Africa School

16 months ago
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