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Cycle Madagascar 2017 - Jo Smith

Closed Cause page created in the Health category by Jo Smith for "Genesis Research Trust"

$920 of $7,000 goal
Given by 7 generous donors in over a year

I am doing a 358 km cycle ride through Madagascar in September 2017, to raise funds for Obstetric and Gynecological research

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  Auckland Research Early Childhood Child Welfare

The Genesis Research Trust aims to improve the health of the unborn child and its mother, which is acheived by promoting, by all available means, the study of healthy childbearing and diseases of women. They provides financial assistance for medical research and teaching in the field of gynaecology, obstetrics and related fields in paediatrics.

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Jo Smith's involvement (page creator)

I decided to do a 358 km cycle challenge because I am quite frankly terrified of riding a bike, but cycling is just such a fantastic form of transport - it is healthy and doesn't harm the environment. Signing up to this challenge was a way to force myself to get over my fear of cycling, while also raising money for a great cause.

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High Tea events!  8 March 2017

Posted by: Jo Smith

As part of our fundraising Mum and I are putting on a couple of High Tea events at our farm west of Warkworth! 5 courses of deliciousness ... Come along!!

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Guest Donor on 10 Sep 2016
all the best of luck for your big adventure - well done - I think you are very brave
Jonas on 22 Aug 2016
Sonning Common Elwell's
Sonning Common Elwell's on 24 Apr 2016
Olly and Rina
Olly and Rina on 25 Mar 2016
Madagascar? Cycling? ... Ok?
Claire on 25 Mar 2016
Good luck! Kick some ass, Jo :D

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