Weʼve raised £370 to Help the local children that attend the Bakoteh Annex school in Gambia with a new building with running water, toilets & washing facilities
- Knowsley, United Kingdom/ Bakoteh Lower School, Gambia
- Funded on Wednesday, 1st April 2020
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Hi my name is Lyn,
Over the last few years myself and my partner have had many trips to Gambia, we love the way of life and have made many friends whilst over there.
We've seen first hand the poverty in the area that we stay in and for this reason I now sponsor some of the children that attend the Bakoteh School, on a recent return visit I was shown the school and had an idea to build a library to help with the childrens education, I noticed that the facilities were very poor and there was no proper structure for toilets or washing facilities!
At present the children have to use holes in the ground and what system was in place has rotted and collapsed, there is a very high risk of infection as the holes that the children have to use are overflowing with excrement/urine.
My mission is to raise as much money as possible to build the toilets for the children. I have builders that will donate their time to help build these facilities but I need all the help I can get in helping raise the money for the materials for this project. No donation is too small.
I will be making a FaceBook page to upload the latest pictures and details, once set up the link will be placed here....
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Oct 1, 2019
Well done Lyn and team. Just seen some of the videos, absolutely incredible.
The Earl & Countess of Derby
Sep 12, 2019
Go team Knowsley enjoy the Mud!
Jen, Jacob, Izzy and Izaac xx
Sep 8, 2019
Well done Andy and the rest of the team! You are all amazing! Xx
Sep 6, 2019
Sep 3, 2019
All the best Lauren, Paul and Team! X
Sep 3, 2019
You guys are amazing for doing this xx
May 26, 2019
You are inspirational. Hope you get all the support this deserves. X
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Knowsley, United Kingdom/ Bakoteh Lower School, Gambia
Hi, Im Lyn and I live in Knowsley, I've always given my spare time to helping local charities/causes but now I want to provide aid to something very close to my heart. Quite simply I wish to install toilets with running water for sanitary needs for Bakoteh Annex School.