"Buy a Brick" for Lama in The Gambia


Things are tough at present for Lama and his family in The Gambia. Lama has been very sick with Malaria. It means he has been off-work and has been sent to Dakar Hospital in Senegal... which is a long way from Brikama Markets, his Mother and her Children. Please if you can please help and donate. I am doing what I can to fundraise now (in the background ... using a Square Reader (digital wallet) .... selling small craft-products to keep this project alive. Lama needs hope at this time and any contributions you make show him that we do care and want to help him make a difference in his life. He isn't free, to explore his own life until he finishes building a House for his Mother & her children. Lama's father died of Malaria last year and this haunts the entire family. Our help... makes an incredible difference... to this young man, who truly deserves our total support and absolute respect. 

August update 2019

We have virtually finished the Boundary Fence... just waiting for the Hand-Made Gate to arrive.

We celebrate the progress we made over the past few months. It was hard-work for us but not as hard as it was for Lama to organise and work in-between looking after his mothers family. Lama at 18 years old, is the sole-breadwinner for five others in his Mothers family and helps friends whenever he can. I so respect the willfulness and motivation of this one young man.

Jan-June 2019

Lama and his family have a small piece of land in The Gambia (West Africa). They are trying to raise funds to Build a House on land their father left them before he died... recently.

Lama, 18 years old is the sole provider for his mothers family.  He and his friends have hand-made 4,700 bricks for a boundary fence. 

We raised AUD $3,000 to pay a Mason to build the Fence on his families land in combination with the website. Now our focus is to raise the funds to build the house. 

Please sponsor Lama and "Buy some Bricks".

This project works to assist one extremely poor family, who are presently homeless in West Africa.

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Thank You,
Maria Altmann
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Maria Altmann 
Narrabundah, ACT
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