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What is Survival Week?

One person + One week + One sacrifice =

One Big Difference

  • 1

    Survive

    by giving up an item you consider ‘essential’ for 1 week - See below for some ideas!

  • 2

    Compete

    with your friends, colleagues, students or even just yourself!

  • 3

    Donate

    or get sponsored on virginmoneygiving.com/ fund/survivalweek

  • 4

    Celebrate

    your survival and win some rewards!

HOW D I TAKE PART?

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    Schools

  • more

    Organisation

  • more

    Individuals

Where Will Yur Mney G?

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RISE works in rural West Bengal

where 46% of 10-year-olds are at least 3 years behind their expected reading level. Yearn to Learn is our unique, free supplementary Bengali literacy programme for children most at-risk of dropping out of school.

Find out more here or Donate to RISE

  • 130

    STUDENTS IN OUR YEARN TO LEARN PROGRAMME

  • 86%

    OF OUR STUDENTS ARE FIRST GENERATION LEARNERS

  • 10:1

    STUDENT-TEACHER RATIO IN YEARN TO LEARN CLASSES

  • 100%

    OF SURVIVAL WEEK PROCEEDS GO DIRECTLY TO FUND YEARN TO LEARN (click here to donate!)

How does your donation relate to what you give up?

COFFEE

1 medium coffee at £3 a day, every day? That's £21!

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SNOOZING

If you’re saving 15 mins every day by not snoozing, that could be 25% of your hourly rate, multiplied by 5 days!

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EATING OUT

Lunch out could be around £5 a day. If it’s a nice expensive meal out, the sky is the limit?!

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SWEARING

You could monetise swear words, every time you find yourself about to swear, that's £1! (yikes!)

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As the item you will give up is an essential for you, you can decide on its value but here are some examples!

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