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Adrinette Maartens' S4J Challenge for 2019

Adrinette Maartens' S4J Challenge for 2019

Personal message

I have decided to use the Comrades 2019 season to raise funds for the children of the Nuba Mountains.  There is a great need for learning resources in Sudan currently. There is a school, in this area where S4J works, with 900 learners that is in desperate need of a basic science laboratory.

Many of the Sudanese children will not have what our children take for granted.  A picture that comes to mind is of a young barefoot Nuba boy in a refugee camp. He had a handmade bag in his hand – probably with one book and one pen inside. However, he had a big smile that said: “Here I come, world!” The willingness of these kids to learn is truly inspiring.  Children will walk far and sit in makeshift shelters under a sweltering sun, but they will come.  They appreciate every opportunity to learn.

Please keep these children in your hearts and prayers.  You can make a difference by contributing any small donation (closing date 9 June 2019) to help make this dream a reality for the Sudanese children.

Donations

  • May 23, 2019 - R 205.64
  • "Sterkte met die Comrades. " - Ian

  • May 18, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "All The Best" - Ma Janet

  • May 16, 2019 - R 210.00
  • "Good Luck!" - Nerina

  • May 08, 2019 - R 257.05
  • "We support you! " - Johan Maartens

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Statistics

Donations to date

R 1 186.79

Fundraising target

R 2 000.00
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S4J is a fundraiser where athletes who run the Comrades marathon (and other races) raise funds to help the people of Sudan and South Sudan. We focus on providing help to war victims, as well as those in avoided and neglected communities where help is needed most.