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Need: Sponsor needed for Forum in Cervical Cancer in Malaysia.

I have been invited to attend a Forum on Cervical Cancer in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia on the 28th May 2013 and I am asking for a sponsor to be able to attend. I need funds for a plane ticket and accommodation.

Can someone out there help me to fulfill this life long dream for me to help the sick and contributing to improving the Health System in South Africa. Especially for women because this is about Cervical Cancer and the stastics of death from Cervical Cancer are very high worldwide.

Thank you.

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surfgirl-CA's picture

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hi Loretta - sorry just now seeing this - & I doubt anyone else saw it. Not sure how easily the Resource pages show up in WP. That date is pretty soon. How much do you need? Have you approached an NGO or micro-lender or local pharmaceutical co.? I wonder if you cld get funds thru kickstarter or one of the other crowd-sourcing sites. let us know more plz

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loretta's picture

Was also checking it out.

You have come to the same conclusion that I came to, no one seems to be checking the Resource page. I checked other people's similar requests posted there and that doesn't seem like any of them did get help.

I have approached several Philanthropists, the Department of Health etc, people are so big by going public about helping others in need and yet when it really gets down to it, there's nothing that they do. Unless they can go public with what they have done to boost their profiles, then can anyone get help. I think I have pracically given up.

I will come back to you, price wise. Thanks for your concern.

Loretta.

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loretta's picture

Exhausted!

Surfgir-CA, am sorry to respond this late, in between rallying for funding and visiting my sister-in-law in hospital, I haven't had enough time to really sit and focus.

I am even thinking of cancelling this Forum, I have been to most organisations including the Department of Health, no one wants to come to the party. This is not for my personal gain, it's for my Country's benefit, but I couldn't get any help. It's all good for people to go public and declare their philantropic acts, but when it comes to the crunch, it's nada.

These are the prices I got for flights: Flight Centre R7 750; Flightsite R14 506; Etihad Airways has two prices from different sites R8 179 & R7 904. These are all return flights.

Loretta.

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mrbeckbeck's picture

Women Deliver?

Is this for the Women Deliver 2013 Conference?

If so, it's too bad to see this now, as I see on their website that scholarship applications were accepted until yesterday (April 23).

I think that Tina's suggestion about seeking a financial sponsor is a good idea, and also crowd-sourced funding could work too! Do you already have a Visa for travel to Malaysia, or do you know if you need one?

Even if you are unable to attend, your voice can be delivered to the attendees of the conference by participating here in our community. We are currently looking for submissions on Maternal Health, which I'm sure your work could speak to. For more information about this, please see this link: http://worldpulse.com/magazine On the right side of the page, there's a section that says "Editor's Desk" where you can find more info!

Best of luck!

Scott Beck
World Pulse Online Community Manager

loretta's picture

Global Forum.

It's not women deliver, it is Global Forum on Cervical Cancer I was invied by PATH as a subscriber on their site. I am awaiting response from my visa application.

I will definitely consider your suggestion. Thank you.

Loretta.

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