any image to enlarge in a new window Hayley
looks at the leg of a child affected by Guinea Worm.
A disease resulting from drinking dirty water.
with several bikes, and just a few of the many friends
she met while in Ghana
education project to purchase bikes for rural
girls in northern Ghana, which Hayley has
committed to, will greatly improve their participation
in education," said Dennis McKinlay,
Executive Director of UNICEF New Zealand
who took Hayley to Ghana.
"Research shows providing a girl a bike
increases enrolement, improves attendance
and raises the girls academic standard. For
Hayley and her supporters to make a significant
difference to the lives of 6,000 children
is quite an achievement, one you all can be
very proud of."
said UNICEF were extremely
grateful for the support Hayley,
her family and supporters
are providing to making education available
to these girls.
taking part in a national polio immunization campaign.
Children receive Vitamin A drops at the same time
to boost the immune system.