12-year-old Rainham girl chops locks for cancer charity

PUBLISHED: 15:39 15 July 2016 | UPDATED: 15:39 15 July 2016

Kadi with Shane Francis outside his salon (credit: Sam Sands)

Kadi with Shane Francis outside his salon (credit: Sam Sands)


A 12-year-old girl has raised more than £1,000 for a cancer charity by having her long locks cut off.

Kadi Ramsey, a pupil at Brittons Academy, in Ford Lane, Rainham, wanted to donate her hair after learning a fellow pupil had done the same.

The charity provides real-hair wigs to boys and girls who lose their hair to cancer and Kadi donated 25cm of her glossy locks to the cause, at Shane Francis, 11 Upminster Road South, Rainham.

Kadi, a keen dancer, said she was “super pleased” to have helped the charity.

She said: “A girl at school did it and I thought it was a really nice thing to do, especially as it would help other little girls.

“I don’t mind helping others and I’m excited to maybe do it again.”

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