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Black Girls Surf Fundraiser

$8,397 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 105 people in 8 months
Created 2 May 2018
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Black Girls Surf supports girls/women whose career goals are competing in the professional surfing. Through, the fundraising efforts we have been able to send athletes to compete and train with professionals to ensure that they are prepared. 

Recently, the International Surfing Association (ISA) announced the inclusion of surfing in the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics. This is not an easy task for many surfers, but we are hoping to reach our goal of sending each participant to all ISA World Games leading up to 2020.

Black Girls Surf is raising funds to send West African, female surfers, Khajdou Sambe (Senegal ) and Kadiatu Kamara (Sierra Leone) to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Both of these young women are the first and only female surfers in their countries. 

Under BGS, they will have an opportunity to train with world-class surfing professionals. Your contribution will assist them in their journey to Olympic greatness.

Donations will cover the following:

1. Passport & Visas
2. Airfare to California
3. Room & Board
4. Equipment  & Board Charges

We will keep you weekly updated on their progress. Thank you in advance.

SURF'S UP,

Rhonda R. Harper
Owner, Black Girls Surf
#TeamWestAfrica
#blackgirlssurf
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Update 9
Posted by Rhonda Rokki Harper
1 month ago
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This one tough young woman. Khadjou’s boot is off and she’s back to rehabbing. This is shot from her NBC interview in Los Angeles, CA earlier this month. Your donations are forever appreciated. Look at that smile. #blackgirlssurf
Khadjou training in Venice, CA.
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Update 8
Posted by Rhonda Rokki Harper
4 months ago
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We made our goal! A huge “thank you” to our donors. We’re off to get her visa tomorrow!‍♀️
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Update 7
Posted by Rhonda Rokki Harper
4 months ago
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Thank you, thank you!! We are overwhelmed by your warm wishes and generosity. We will keep you updated here. We’re not giving up! Surf’s Up Japan!

Yew!!

- Rhonda & Khadjou
‍♀️Black Girls Surf ‍♀️
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Update 6
Posted by Rhonda Rokki Harper
5 months ago
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Khadjou is becoming accustomed to our waves. Last Friday she had her best day out. Monday we start the hard part “physical training”...‍♀️
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$8,397 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 105 people in 8 months
Created 2 May 2018
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