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    Weʼve raised £0 to support 4 young graduates in the country of Burundi, East Africa with an agricultural project.

    Derrylin, Enniskillen, UK
    Closed on Wednesday, 14th November 2018

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    In Burundi, the agricultural industry is perceived as the domain for the poor and uneducated which belittles all involved. At the same time, many of those young and educated can't find work. Altogether this leads to much joblessness but even worse much cynicism amongst the future generation.

    This project, as created by 4 young Burundian graduates, aims to show that it is possible to create jobs for themselves instead of waiting for jobs from the government and also to be self-sufficient.

    The project aims to provide employment to the 4 graduates initially but also to a large number of rice farmers who will be given a job in every rice agricultural season.

    There is a big problem of the lack of water for rice lands despite it being very fertile. It is necessary to dig a very long water canal from the water source to let the water reach their yields. On many occasions, quarrels arise due to the lack of water and farmers competing for it.

    It is in this context that we would like to introduce an irrigation ‘drizzling’ pump that will potentially create jobs for ourselves and other youth and also help some of the rice farmers from the SABE area.

    ‘Marathon man’ Alastair Donaldson is running the Dublin Marathon 2018 in aid of this worthwhile cause 😀

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        Alastair Donaldson

        Alastair Donaldson

        Derrylin, Enniskillen, UK

        Follower of Jesus, husband to Elise, father to Josiah, minister of the gospel (Anglican) and someone who has visited Burundi on more than one occasion encouraging the saints as they have encouraged me 😀

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