Freedom from Poverty

by John Taylor in Bromsgrove, England, United Kingdom

Freedom from Poverty


£1,250 target 4 days left
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Flexible funding – this project will receive all pledges made by 23rd January 2021 at 6:24pm

To help lift my friend and her family from poverty and give them a chance to have a life of dignity.

by John Taylor in Bromsgrove, England, United Kingdom

My friend Abiola lives in Nigeria, a country blighted with high unemployment and massive poverty. She grew up in these conditions when a roof over their heads was a leaky tin roof and a house made of breeze blocks. Going hungry was a constant problem and always a struggle. 

A few years ago her dad left her, her mother and sister to fend for themselves. Though Mum had a job, the income is only about 25% of what they needed, so you can imagine the struggle. Even with all this adversity, Abiola saved up her pennies from odd jobs, in order to pass her test and now she has the opportunity to start a taxi business and take them to security for good. The well off always use a taxi service.

 But naturally, she cannot afford a car. This is where you can help by giving what you can to build up this fund and end their struggle for good. It is the best opportunity she will have in a country that is almost impossible to find a job and the pay is minuscule if you can. Please give Abiola this chance and change her life for the better for good.

"Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Give him a rod and show him how to fish and he will eat for life"

Let's make 'Freedom from Poverty' happen

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