Millie O'Connell

Millie O'Connell

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Millie is 16 years old and from Loughborough, Leicestershire.

I'm currently working hard to raise £3000 to cover the costs of a charity expedition to Sumatra in 2020. During the expedition I will be helping to replant parts of the rainforest in order to protect the endangered Sumatran orangutan species. There are currently less than 15,000 Orangutans surviving in the wild due to habitat loss and poaching, and hope my expedition will be a step in the right direction towards improving these shocking figures!



Village fair fundraiser!

Posted: 23rd Sep, 2019

Great success last weekend as I raised just over £150 towards my charity expedition through selling hand made goods at our local village fair. I was delighted to sell so many of my hand made window... Read More »



Posted: 31st Jul, 2019

In April 2020 I am going to Sumatra for 10 days to partake in a charity expedition to help the endangered Sumatran orangutan.

Sumatran orangutans are critically endangered, with less than 15,000 surviving... Read More »