Virgin Money London Marathon 2021

Run the 2021 London Marathon for ActionAid

How your sponsorship helps

Mary is a nurse from northern Ghana where she helps deliver babies. Growing up, Mary's family could not afford to pay for her to take her school exams. Thankfully, Mary's father managed to secure a small loan through an ActionAid funded women's group, giving Mary the opportunity to undertake her exams and pursue her dream of becoming a nurse.

Mary's skills in her local community are essential, where health care facilities are basic. She now attends talks in her village, arranged by ActionAid, and inspires local girls telling them "If I was able to make it, you can also make it."

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Mary became a nurse with funding provided by ActionAid

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Thank you so much for your incredible support – you are changing lives, for good.

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If you have any questions or need support with your fundraising, please get in touch. Email events@actionaid.org or call 01460 238 000.

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Page updated 31 August 2021