Hethersett teenager has a dream – to help under- privileged children
Ball, who is 17 and lives in The Crescent, is looking to raise over £4,000
in sponsorship to enable her to travel to the African country to work on
social projects with children for 12 months.
is currently in her final year at Notra Dame High School in Norwich
where she is studying for A levels in health and social care, biology
has a keen interest in working with children and especially those with
special educational needs and is hoping eventually to go to university
to take a degree in primary education, specialising in this area.
the years Julianna has also developed a keen interest in developing
countries, having been born in Zimbabwe.
would love to have the chance to go to the continent of my birth. I
would also love the chance to help and work in Uganda to make a small
difference to the community,” she said.
aim is to spend a year in Uganda helping with social projects for
children and also including an element of teaching, music and crafts.
She is hoping to do this under the banner of the Project Trust, an
educational registered charity which was founded in 1967 and which has
already sent 4,000 young volunteers aged between 17 and 19 to projects
in 24 countries.
Trust’s aim is to provide an educational experience through living and
working with people in countries very different to those in which we
have grown up,” Julianna added.
turn her dreams into reality, Julianna has to raise £4,190. She already
has a number of fund-raising projects lined-up including selling cakes
and jam, a sponsored swim and the possibility of organising a concert in
Hethersett in the spring. Julianna is a member of the Broadland Youth
wishing to help Julianna can contact her on 01603 812732 or by e-mail at
Project Trust has a web site at www.projecttrust.org.uk