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Why My Buddy is Buying a Bus
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Why My Buddy is Buying a Bus

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My buddy Matt Madeiro is foregoing birthday and Christmas gifts to buy a bus. I tell why in this SlideShare! If you can't click the link from inside the presentation, use this one: …

My buddy Matt Madeiro is foregoing birthday and Christmas gifts to buy a bus. I tell why in this SlideShare! If you can't click the link from inside the presentation, use this one: http://bit.ly/25BuysABus NOTE: Matt informed me that for the week Dec 3-7, all donations up to $5000 will be matched...so your $25 will actually be $50!!!

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  • 1. y bu ddy matt iswhy mbuyin ga bus y! his birth da for
  • 2. a true story by David crandall
  • 3. Th is is my buddy Matt Madeiro
  • 4. he told me about Maggie Doy ne
  • 5. he told me about Maggie Doy ne(We’ll come back to Matt in a m oment)
  • 6. magg ie doynewante d to seethe world...
  • 7. 19so at age she did j ust that
  • 8. 19 so at age she did j ust that ed a p lane...hopp
  • 9. 19so at age she did j u st that ,000 m iles... flew 20
  • 10. 19 so at age she did j ust that ound h erselfand f i n nepal
  • 11. she met hundreds of chi ldren just tryi ng to survive
  • 12. then...
  • 13. she went home.
  • 14. and for most travelers...
  • 15. that event that memory that experience
  • 16. that experience would be enough.
  • 17. but maggie went back...
  • 18. ake a difference!to m
  • 19. she built a homefor 40 of those children
  • 20. and two years later...
  • 21. she opened mary school the Kopi la Valley Pri over Nepal for 300 studentsfrom all
  • 22. This school is the one and onlyopportunity for an educationmost of these children have.
  • 23. It’s a safe househarsh realities o from the f life in Nepal.
  • 24. Then Matt told me Maggie and her students need help
  • 25. Many of th ese studentswalk hours each wayjust to get to school...
  • 26. lk is not a lways safe.and Wh ere they wa
  • 27. “How far do they have to walk?” I asked.
  • 28. Laxmi Karki’s daily round trip: 5 hoursNisha Bakabal’s daily round trip: 2 hours
  • 29. I was speechless.
  • 30. which brings us back to...
  • 31. my buddy Matt Madeiro
  • 32. he believes... we ca n chan ge this!
  • 33. Matt wants to buy a bus!
  • 34. Matt turns 25 on December 25
  • 35. Matt turns 25 on December 25 Guess how much a n ew bus costs
  • 36. = $25 Thousand
  • 37. So instead of birthday gifts and christmas gifts for his 25th birthday...
  • 38. Matt is asking 1 thousand people... 1 thousand People = $25 Thousand
  • 39. Matt is asking 1 thousand people... to donate $25 1 thousand People x $25 = $25 Thousand
  • 40. Matt is asking 1 thousand people... to donate $25 1 thousand People x $25 = to buy a bus!
  • 41. Let’s h elp matt...
  • 42. Buy Maggie’s bus...
  • 43. and make a difference in their lives!
  • 44. att’s bus! lp m e buymhe http://mattm here adeiro.com/t click wenty-five/

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