Over £2,000 raised in GoFundMe donations to help victims and rebuild Waheen Market in Hargeisa, Somaliland, after fire outbreak KossyDerrickBlog KossyDerrickEnt

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Saturday, April 2, 2022

Over £2,000 raised in GoFundMe donations to help victims and rebuild Waheen Market in Hargeisa, Somaliland, after fire outbreak

Information reaching Kossyderrickent has it that over £2,333 has been raised so far to support the people and businesses in Somaliland. (Read More Here).

It was gathered that in the early hours of Saturday, fire outbreak occurred in Waaheen Market, Hargeisa, Somaliland, destroying over 2,000 plus stores and goods. 

According to the Somaliland fight service, the fire service trucks aren't enough and money to help rebuild Hargeisa market isn't enough also. Hence, the reason for the GoFundMe donations. 

Over 56 people have donated so far. Somaliland Fire Service's information reads:

"My name is Sagal Mohamed, I work as volunteer project manager at Better health Somaliland with my sister Ayan Mohamoud, The Former Ambassador for Somaliland to UK, have initiated a fundraising appeal on behalf of Somaliland Fire & Rescue Service. We hope to reach the people of Somaliland, it's diaspora and all those who have passion and support for the vital work carried out by emergency and rescue services in East of Africa.

"Please strengthen Somaliland Fire Service with ambulances and medical equipment by supporting this fundraising campaign which has been organised in collaboration with chief Swahili and fundraising partners.

"We hope to raise £50,000 Pound to cover the cost of for 3 ambulances with all the necessary medical equipments, logistics and transportation, to serve the people of Somaliland, who desperately need emergency medical services. Any funds left thereafter will be spend on strengthening Somaliland Fire and Rescue service with the essential equipments they need.
 
"We hope the generated interest and momentum created from this initial campaign will also translate to more funding pledges and investment into Somaliland Fire & Rescue from stakeholders and interested parties in the development of Somaliland Emergency Services, whether its individual donations or business/cooperation investment.
  Thank you for your contributions,
 Sagal Mohamed (Ashour), Ayan Mohamoud and Somaliland Fire and Rescue."

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