Carrickmacross girl, Eibhlín McHugh, along with her friend Lucie Sacchiero will be undertaking a trip to India later this year to help the many underprivileged children in orphanages along the west coast of the country.
They will travel to various orphanages, supplying them with basic essentials and medical supplies, where they are in great demand. Eibhlín is working as a physiotherapist and will hope to utilise her skills to help the children where she can.
According to Eibhlin wolting in her profession gave here the desire to reach out and help others.
“Working as a physiotherapist has given me the privilege to utilise my skills worldwide and after hearing of the misfortune of so many children in India, I didn't have to think twice about travelling to help these children where I can.”
Although she is looking forward to the trip, Eibhlin admitted she will be nervous too.
I am both apprehensive and excited about making this trip.
“We will be exposed to some difficult experiences within the varied Indian culture but I am sure that it will be a memorable and life changing experience for us both.”
Lucie has previously travelled to India where she was overwhelmed by the poor conditions that some of these children reside in and so the girls decided to make the trip to help these children where they can.
They have raised nearly 50 per cent of their fundraising target to date but still need your help. To donate securely online, you can visit the following link;
Alternatively, you can follow the girls on https://www.facebook.com/indianproject2016/ where you can keep up to date on any future fundraising events they will be organising.
All help and support is greatly appreciated.