PCSO JAKE LYNCH RAISES OVER 4000 POUNDS FOR FACING AFRICA NOMA
Date Published: 16/04/2012
Jake Lynch Pcso for
Cardiff on Saturday 14th April completed the Marathon Des Sables known as the toughest foot race on earth by running 150 miles through the
Desert carrying his kit and food for the 7 days duration and raising over £4000 for Facing Africa NOMA.
What is facing Africa NOMA? NOMA (cancrum oris) is an acute and ravaging gangrenous infection affecting the face. The victims of NOMA are mainly children under the age of 6, caught in a vicious circle of extreme poverty and chronic malnutrition.
Facing Africa NOMA provides funds so teams of Voluntary surgeons from the
Holland can visit
Ethiopia, to perform reconstruction surgery on the victims of the disease NOMA, and the acquisition of related equipment for hospitals in
Addis Ababa (
Ethiopia) and Sokoto.
WELL DONE JAKE!