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£6,347 in donations ensures ultra-light wheelchair is now being built for cancer survivor as fund-raising page hits target



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10-year-old Jasmi Cooke has a new ultra-lightweight wheelchair being built now that the necessary funds have been raised.

Having beaten leukaemia twice, her treatment left her wheelchair-bound, and her first wheelchair was difficult to use due to her limited strength.

The doctors who treated her have come to the rescue however, raising funds on a Gofundme page, with £6,347 being raised in under two weeks.

Jasmi is awaiting her new wheelchair (27524884)
Jasmi is awaiting her new wheelchair (27524884)

The page is now closed, with the Emma Holloway Foundation donating just over £1,000 to help the fund-raiser meet its target.

Her new custom-built wheelchair, with all the accessories she needs will be delivered within six weeks.

Jasmi's mum Rowena said: "People who donated are all absolutely amazing. I can't believe the generosity, love and support."