Support and condolences for the Nagbemu children

This strong, beautiful family has been through more than most of us could ever imagine. Their story is tragic and I'm determined to help them get the assistance they require to save their Dad and have a fresh start. I hope you will help, however you can.

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Great Nagbemu is the eldest son of Daniel and Vera Nagbemu. He is a hard-working, family loving, intelligent young man. He was in his first year of college, studying computer engineering, earning scholarships, and a prize laptop because of his intelligence and drive. His future was looking bright and he was excited to start his career and help support his large family. Until the night his family's home caught on fire.

It happened in the middle of the night when everyone was sleeping. The fire was out of control and it was all they could do to get out alive. There were 7 children and their parents, trying to survive. Daniel, Great's father was severely burnt, trying to rescue his family. 2 of his beloved children were also badly burnt,  but thankfully his wife, Vera, and 4 of the children were able to escape. Tragically one of their sons was not able to escape in time and was consumed by the terrible fire. Not only did they lose one of their children, but also their family home and a number of surrounding properties. 

For 3 months after the fire, Vera lived in the hospital with her husband and 2 children as they healed from their horrible burns. The bills for this hospital time was more than they could manage. Great was forced to drop out of school and sell his belongings. This included textbooks, his bed, clothes and he had to put his prized laptop up as collateral for a small loan. This was enough to get them through the hospital bills but left nothing for them to rebuild their lives.

As if that wasn't bad enough, shortly after the fire, Daniel was healing from his burns but was diagnosed with a hernia. Without the funds to go back to the hospital for surgery, he has continued to live in pain and agony for years. It gets worse as each day goes by. He can barely walk, the pain keeps him up at night and he's not able to work and provide for his family. 

Everyone does what they can to keep food on the table and a roof over their head, including a trading shop that Vera started to bring in a bit of money and a DJ company Great started on his own.  This is only keeping them alive and with basic life provisions. 

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It is my goal to help this loving family ensure their Dad can get surgery before it's too late and give them some funds to get their lives back. Nothing can bring back the sibling Great and his family lost but I know in my heart there are people out there who can help them with the funds they require.

This is an urgent request and time is not in their favor. If you can donate here please do so. I am also preparing a package to ship to them. Please contact me directly if you'd like to include something to send. If you're in Calgary I can arrange to come and pick it up.

Thank you for your time, generosity, hope, and loving energy you have for the Nagbemus.

Donations

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  • David Beart 
    • $25 
    • 2 mos
  • Sandi Jarrett 
    • $25 
    • 2 mos
  • Karolyn Masters 
    • $50 
    • 3 mos
  • cheryl sundell 
    • $25 
    • 3 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 3 mos
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Organizer

Amy Beart 
Organizer
Calgary, AB
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