08 JUN 2018

Helen Shows Support for Trip of a Lifetime

Helen Grant, Member of Parliament for Maidstone and the Weald, has thrown her support behind a campaign to raise money for a once in a lifetime trip to Malawi.

Coxheath resident Isabel Coltham met with Helen last week to discuss her planned trip to Africa in August 2019. During the trip Isabel will be working to build permanent homes for the local people and provide clean drinking water. She will also be undertaking a wildlife conservation project.

Before the trip commences Isabel must raise over £4,000 towards the cost and her fundraising efforts are already well underway. She is conducting a weekly cake sale at her church and plans for a 3 legged run are in the offing.

Helen said, 'This will undoubtedly be the trip of a lifetime for Isabel and her colleagues from The Cornwallis Academy.

Isabel is a delightful and mature young woman and I know she will make the most of this opportunity and that it will provide her with experiences she will never forget. I also know that her and her team will be undertaking vitally important work to improve the lives of the local Malawian people.

If anyone can offer any support to Isabel with her fundraising then please do not hesitate to get in touch with her via her fundraising page. I know that she would be grateful for any assistance, financial or otherwise, which the wonderful people of Maidstone and the Weald can offer.

Isabel said, 'I can't wait for my trip to Malawi which I know offers me a great opportunity to make a significant difference in the world. I am particularly looking forward to improving the lives of the native Malawian people by providing them with permanent homes to live in.

I am determined to make my fundraising campaign fun and interactive and I would welcome any assistance available with my fundraising efforts.'

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