World Youth Conference Opportunity

$4,100 of $4,100 goal

Raised by 28 people in 63 months

Hi, my name is Jessica Sandford. I’m a 22 year old recent graduate, finding my way in life and have come across a rare opportunity to give something to this world. However this can only be acheivable with your help. It starts on the 20th of July 2014, giving me a month to raise the funds before I miss out on this life changing and potentially world changing experience.

I have been accepted to attend an International Youth Conference with the UNESCO center of peace in Washington DC. UNESCO focuses on a variety of global projects to assist and improve humanity (
 Worldwide, I was one of 130 selected to attend the IMUN (International Model Untied Nations) conference, which is a once in a lifetime opportunity as a young person to make a difference in this world.

The IMUN conference is apart of UNESCO that involves contributing to discussions on topics concerning poverty, global warming, social movements, political propaganda, environmental issues, etc. With 130 delegates extensively researching and discussing these worldly problems, their solutions may be put into action. This has the potential to change millions of lives around the world. Check IMUN in further detail

Prior to this opportunity I have taken the initiative to join voluntary roles such as being a part of Peer Support Groups and the Mental Stillness Program, which involves volunteers conducting classes in primary schools, teaching them studied techniques on how to improve mental health and wellbeing. Furthermore, I have also volunteered at an International School in India, looking after the physical and mental wellbeing of children. Through this school I experienced the impact of meditation and gained knowledge about the significance it has on the overall wellbeing of a person. 

Meditation is becoming a highly recognised way of improving health. However it is also a way of introspection and discovering who you are. By connecting to that inner peace, balance and contentment it is possible to change every aspect of your being. In saying this, by transforming yourself, you can transform the world! And this is one of the unique ideas I can contribute towards the emancipation of mankind through IMUN.

I am a high achiever from an average Australian family that cannot afford this opportunity due to highly priced flight tickets and the expense of the program, which is why I turn to you. With your kind hearts I hope you see the passion and determination I have towards this conference and help me make this dream become reality.

Through me you can also help change the world!

I thank you in advance for any donations as every cents counts to making this happen.

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It's been another 3 big weeks with a lot of donations.. A Special Big Thanks to the Brisbane collective, Vega, Asbjorn, Susan, Debbie, Kay, Linda, Harish and Sambhaji!!! You've helped made this opportunity possible!! We are so close to the goal. Lots of preparation is happening now and I can't wait to tell you all how UNESCO goes.

Much love to you all!!!
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Another few days have passed and I have ongoing amazing people supporting… Thank you to the Dover donation, Vijaya, the Brisbane Bhasale family and Matt King. I can't thank you all enough.

Just a heads up - things are in motion.. All the travel organising is almost done and then position paper here we come!
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This weekend has been quite the eventful one… There are just so many people to thank and I hope they get this message… Kartikeya, Antonio, Olga, Nathan, Shaila, Monika and the forever loving collective you have just made it possible to attend the IMUN - STEM 2014. #RepresentAustralia Without you all this wouldn't have been possible!!! So THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART!!!!

Next step is getting there and donations are seriously helping :)
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Yesterday Razvan, Georg and Brett donationed! Thank you so much for your help!!! Deadlines are coming up guys, we can make it!!!! This can only happen through you.
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$4,100 of $4,100 goal

Raised by 28 people in 63 months
Created June 9, 2014
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Sahaja Yoga UK Sahaja Yoga UK
62 months ago
Sambhaji Masal
62 months ago

Good Luck and congratulations we hope the vibrations spread throughout the four corners of this and every world. Jai Shri Mataji

62 months ago

Jai shri mataji

Linda Pauling
62 months ago

It is so heart warming to see our younger generation taking over for us older family who can only wish we still had the energy to do these things. It's your turn now. God always blesses you.

Kay McHugh
62 months ago

How exciting. You're the future. All you young people fulfilling the vision. In anticipation...Thank you

Debbie Stainsby
62 months ago

All the best Sanya - good on you! Lots of love from Aunty Debbie

Susan Sothis
62 months ago

What a brilliant opportunity, well done.

62 months ago
Véga and Altaïr .
62 months ago
Brisbane collective
62 months ago

Good luck!!!

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