Isla's Voluntary Medical Work Experience,Tanzania

A Community project Moshi, Moshi Urban, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

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Isla's Voluntary Medical Work Experience,Tanzania

Help support me with funds towards the costs of undertaking voluntary hospital work in a deprived rural area of the country this summer.

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On 16th Jul 2015 we successfully raised


of £250 target

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My name is Isla Symons, I am a seventeen year old student currently studying for my A-Levels in Cornwall.
The project I am undertaking is two weeks medical work experience in Africa this summer that would increase my chance of getting a university place on a degree course in the medical field next year.

Brief outline of the project
Pre medicine work experience in St Joseph's Hospital in the Soweto region of Moshi,Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. 19th July – 2nd August 2015 

Project Costs
The cost of my project is in the region of £2500. With my own money and through generous support from my family, school and sponsorship I have sought from some superb local businesses I have approaching ninety percent of the funds needed.

Personal Benefits

  • Stand out experience for my university application
  • Help ensure career certainty
  • Increase my understanding of ethical and clinical issues
  • Gain experience of foreign healthcare
  • Duke of Edinburgh Gold Residential
  • Knowledge of medical careers and clinical system
  • Personal development-confidence and social skills
  • Cultural Experience

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