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A veteran fundraiser

Rehana Browne, 11, has raised more than pound;200 for the TES-UNICEF appeal after being inspired by an article in The TES explaining how children could help other children.

"You can almost imagine what it would be like without education," she said. "I thought people would want to help when they saw what Afghan children were going through."

Organising a fundraising drive was not a daunting prospect for the Year 6 student at South Hampstead junior school.

Alongside friends, she has raised money for victims of the recent floods in Mozambique and earthquakes in India. On her own, she arranged a bring-and-buy sale in support of Help The Aged.

Rehana researched the history, geography and politics of Afghanistan in her spare time and presented her findings at a school assembly.

She then produced a quiz for Years 5 and 6 on Afghanistan. Each pupil was asked to return the quiz with a donation. For youngerchildren, Rehana set up a stall at her school open day, requesting donations in exchange for entry to a colouring competition. The winners of both contests were given a UNICEF teddy bear.

Have a go at Rehana's quiz in this week's Kite Flyer on

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