Mariam needs our support to reunite her family!
For the past several years, Mariam has been working hard to bring her family to Canada. In 2019, she settled in the Fairfield community with her daughter and oldest son. However, her youngest son remains in The Gambia with his father and extended family.
Mariam worked very hard at her job at Winners while completing her Health Care Assistant Training at the same time. She finished her practice hours in local care homes at the same time the pandemic hit, and quickly found herself working two different jobs and very long hours. Unfortunately, she then suffered a leg injury and had to stay home for three months. Now back at work on a part-time basis, Mariam received some excellent news. The visa for her 7 year old boy is now in place and he can come join his brother and sister in Canada!
Costs for immigration and the mandatory hotel stay upon arrival have already been covered. However, Mariam still needs funds for a one-way ticket for her 7 year old boy and a return ticket for his aunt, who will be escorting him to Canada. These long, multi-stop flights are going to cost nearly $4,000 or more!
Anything you can give will be greatly appreciated! You will be helping reunite a young boy with his mother, big brother and sister. And you will be helping this family get their best possible start to a new life together in Victoria.
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