Mother Maryam Foundation

$4,320 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 30 people in 42 months
Hello friends!  

Thank you so much for visiting this page, I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season with your loved ones and that the New Year brings you all peace, happiness, and health.  As some of you all know I have been working with the Mother Maryam Organization for almost 12 years now and have been a proud board member for almost 5. This beautiful foundation brings education and health care to areas in Northern Sudan. Since 1998 the foundation has raised money for teacher salaries and school supplies to provide education in an area where finding a piece of paper is a struggle. In 2004 I joined the organization and was able to donate nearly 50 boxes of school supplies. The project was now my passion. Later on, we raised enough funds through visiting rotary clubs and asking for donations to help repair a middle school. In 2007 with the help of the Rotary club of Khartoum and Westlake we were able to deliver 281 wheel chairs to disabled Sudanese people of all ages.

This foundation quickly became one of the most important aspects of my life. Each day I wake up with a roof over my head, clean water to drink, and doctors to visit if I become sick. Unfortunately these benefits are not present in many people’s lives across the world. I ask that in this time of giving that you may consider donating to our cause. In 2011 we opened a health clinic that is able to serve nearly 180 people each month and has hosted many doctors who travel about to provide medical care. The clinic provides preventative care and vaccinations. It treats malaria, eye disease, dysentery, and pneumonia. It also provides aid for those who suffer from asthma, diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, and heart conditions. In recent years we were able to get an ambulance for transportation of people to the clinic or larger hospitals in the city. However, these operating costs are great. Any donation big or small would be so appreciated. A small donation of $3 would provide one life changing cholera or malaria vaccination, $5 provides a mosquito net to help reduce malaria outbreaks, less than $200 would provide the necessary costs for running the ambulance for three months, and $642 would give a working salary for a resident doctor, nurse, midwife, ambulance driver, lab technician, assistant, pharmacist, and cleaner.

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this. I appreciate all the support I have received since I was 8 years old and starting my journey with this project. It has been such an honor to speak across the world on this issue that I hold so close to my heart. 

For more information and photos please see our website: 

Thank you again and happy holidays!

Much love and all my best,

 Leah Goetzel
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We have raised $1,600 in one week!! Thank you all so, so much for your support. It means the absolute world to me. Every single dollar donation counts, $6 provides 2 malaria shots!! That's the cost of a (large) cup of coffee!!
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We have hit $2,000 everyone! More than 20% of our goal! This amount will provide more than 730 vaccines! And just the other day we opened the clinic free of charge and offered free medicine for the day. More than 700 people came from all across. Thank you all so much for your support. It means more than y'all will ever know xo
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$4,320 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 30 people in 42 months
Created December 30, 2015
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Chris Tomescu
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John Macoretta
40 months ago

go Leah, you are doing great service

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