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Fiji Fundraiser

Nine students from Deakin University  have been accepted into the Global Citizenship Program (GCP) and need your help. The GCP at Deakin acknowledges involvement in international programs throughout a student’s degree. Such activities include a semester on exchange, international volunteering and mentoring incoming international students.

 

As a part of the GCP, they have been selected to lead an international volunteering project to build a pre-school in a disadvantaged rural village in Lavena, Fiji.  They are now undertaking to raise $5,000 to purchase the relevant building materials and basic tools to build the pre-school. We plan to visit the village for two weeks in June 2012 to collaborate with their community and assist in the construction of the pre-school.

This project is in affiliation with ABC Dreams- an international Project of the Rotary Club of Templestowe, Melbourne which raises funds to help children in the Asia-Pacific region complete their education.

To raise funds for the materials and local labour required for the preschool, we are holding a Trivia Night on Thursday May 17 at the Max Hotel in Geelong.

The details of the event are:

When: Thursday 17th May 2012
Where: The Max Hotel, 3rd Floor, 2 Geringhap Street, Geelong.
Time: 7:30pm -10:30pm
What: Tables of 5-7 make a team or we can make one for you
Cost: $10 each (ALL profits made go towards the preschool!)
Food: Guests can also bring nibbles to have on tables.

If you would like dinner, meals start from 6pm downstairs. Be sure to order
by 7.30 as trivia will start strictly at 8pm.
**Thursday night is $12 parmi night at The Max.

Drinks: Drinks at bar prices
Donate: If you are unable to attend but would like to donate,
Please contact either Samantha on 0401923083 or sldec@deakin.edu.au,
Rachael on 0423532236 or rachael.thompson89@gmail.com or
Penny on 0413349523 or pmh@deakin.edu.au