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Creating Smiles in Uganda

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Rebecca Dore

Dentaid’s mission is to enable people of disadvantaged communities to achieve an optimal level of oral health care. I am going to Uganda to do this.

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In many parts of the developing world, especially in rural areas, millions of people have no access to dental care and suffer with the constant pain of toothache, abscesses and diseases (including[url=]mouth cancer[/url])with no hope of relief. Due to a lack of oral health education most do not understand the cause of their pain. Yet, western sugary drinks and snacksare readily and cheaply available even in the most remote areas of the developing world.Although toothbrushes and toothpaste are available in developing countries, they are usually too expensive for the average person.

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DentAid Uganda 2016

I will be flying to Uganda in Africa to deliver dental treatment to disadvantaged rural areas with hopes to put a smile on their faces :)
I am a dental therapist from Manchester, UK. I qualified in 2013 and have been working for just over two years. I am really passionate about Dentistry and health and love helping people and making a difference to people's lives. I am really looking forward to providing dental care treatment to the rural areas of Uganda in Africa.

Event date

03-March-2016 00:00  - 
17-March-2016 00:00

Event type

Providing dental treatment

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What a great thing to do! All the best xxx
Donation by Fayola Barnett
on 24-02-2016
£2.50 gift aid
Good luck Rebecca xx
Donation by Izzy B
on 18-02-2016
£0.00 gift aid
Thank-you Grandma
Donation by Rebecca
on 16-02-2016
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Donation by mehnaz khan
on 14-02-2016
£2.50 gift aid
Proud of you Becks! Xxx
Donation by Nicky Saks
on 14-02-2016
£0.00 gift aid
great effort and good luck !
Donation by Perio ?
on 14-02-2016
£7.50 gift aid
Thank you Martin!
Donation by Martin
on 12-02-2016
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Donation by Sarah O'Keefe
on 10-02-2016
£0.00 gift aid
From Caroline Allen. Lisa Tucker, Jackie, Stuart and Auntie Sandra - thank you xxx
Donation by Anonymous
on 03-02-2016
£20.80 gift aid
Good luck, I hope all goes well x
Donation by Roz Weekes
on 03-02-2016
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Donation summary

Online Donations: £888.22
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £888.22
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £1,055.27

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