Sugar and spice and all things nice - cake and coffee at Tydd St Giles raises money for children in Haiti

PUBLISHED: 16:35 05 July 2017 | UPDATED: 16:37 05 July 2017

Haiti fund raiser by former Wisbech Grammar School student Eliza Burrows-McGill, second on right. PHOTO: Eliza Burrows McGill

Haiti fund raiser by former Wisbech Grammar School student Eliza Burrows-McGill, second on right. PHOTO: Eliza Burrows McGill

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A former Wisbech Grammar School student is raising money to help children in Haiti build their confidence following the natural disaster in their country last year.

Eliza Burrrows McGill is holding a cake and coffee day at Tydd St Giles Golf and Country Club on Friday July 14 from 11am to 3pm.

The fund raising is to finance a trip to the area where she will be giving art classes alongside dance and drama.

Eliza, 22, about to graduate from Loughbourough University, said: “Haiti remains one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere.

“Today, 2.5 million people in the country – a quarter of its population – continue to experience extreme poverty.

“I will be working with the school children in Cite Soleil to help strengthen their skills and confidence through teaching art classes as they currently have no access to this subject.

“These young people are delighted to be having this chance to learn new skills and be able to express themselves through the power of art and dance and drama.”

“Please help me by coming along and becoming a part of this special project.”

Visit her online page for details.

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