Plaistow pupils fundraise for Ebola crisis

Labid Chowdhury and Haja Kamara, both 10, take part in the Ebola fundraiser

Labid Chowdhury and Haja Kamara, both 10, take part in the Ebola fundraiser - Credit: photo: Arnaud Stephenson

Charitable pupils from a Plaistow primary school organised a day of fundraising for Save the Children’s Ebola campaign.

School councillors at New City Primary School asked their headteacher if they could hold a school disco, non-uniform day and cake sale on Friday, raising £400.

Their fundraising efforts also included encouraging their fellow pupils to cover a giant map of Africa with coins.

Headteacher David Wareham said: “I am very proud that the pupils wanted to help this cause.

“I am delighted by the support shown by the local community.”

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