Maria’s Story

Do you remember our friend Maria?

In 2012 we ran an appeal called 1000 Friends for Maria. The aim was that 1000 people would give £10 each to raise £10,000 to help keep new Maria’s school, St Anthony’s School for Deaf Children, open. Lots of you supported us and we were able to keep it open for two more years. In those two years so much has changed for Maria. But we need to keep on supporting Maria’s school, so that she can finish her education.

Please watch the above video to see how Maria’s life has changed. She is no longer the frightened and confused child we first met – she has grown into a confident and playful little girl.