Teenagers from Clifton's Samuel Whitbread Academy fundraising towards Tanzania volunteering trip

PUBLISHED: 09:39 18 February 2017 | UPDATED: 09:39 18 February 2017

Samuel Whitbread Academy pupils Millie Stollery and Charlotte Barber, fundraising towards their Tanzania trip at Jordans Mill. Picture: Courtesy of Charlotte Barber

Samuel Whitbread Academy pupils Millie Stollery and Charlotte Barber, fundraising towards their Tanzania trip at Jordans Mill. Picture: Courtesy of Charlotte Barber

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A pair of teenage students are holding bake sales, quizzes and more to raise funds towards an £8,000 trip to volunteer in Tanzania.

Millie Stollery and Charlotte Barber, who are both in Year 11 at Samuel Whitbread Academy, are fundraising towards a target of £4,000 each to work on community, environmental and wildlife projects as part of a month-long CAMPS International trip set for 2018.

So far their activities have included bake sales in Letchworth and Hitchin and selling sweet cones at Jordans Mill, near Biggleswade – and their next fundraising initiative is a quiz night at the Stotfold Conservative Club on Saturday, March 4.

Charlotte said: “We each have to raise £4000 for the month-long trip, where we will help the local communities by assisting with community development projects.

“We’ll also do wildlife preservation and environmental projects, though we are not sure what these will be.

“As well as having a wonderful chance to help others, we have the option to go on a short safari and learn to scuba dive.”

The girls have been assisted by Millie’s mother, who runs Apple Paddock Artisan Preserves in Stotfold.

The quiz night on March 4 starts at 8pm – people should get there about 7.45pm.

To find out more or get in touch, see their Facebook page at facebook.com/MillieCharlotteTanzania or email them at charlottetanzania2018@gmail.com.

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