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Three years ago, at age 7, Nila  began working in the brick factory to try and help pay for her mom’s medical care.   Nila’s mother, Rashida, became asthmatic as a result of working in the brick kilns.  Nila’s father was forced to take a $1800 loan out from the brickmaker to pay f…
By Seth Barnes

Three years ago, at age 7, Nila  began working in the brick factory to try and help pay for her mom’s medical care.

 

Nila’s mother, Rashida, became asthmatic as a result of working in the brick kilns.  Nila’s father was forced to take a $1800 loan out from the brickmaker to pay for his wife’s medical expenses. 

Nila’s mom’s condition worsened and two years ago, she died.
 
Now Nila and her dad work 12 hours a day making bricks to pay off the loan. Nila dreams of going to school and one day becoming a teacher. “I am not able to study, but I want to spread education among other children who are not able to go to school,” she says (see the video below).
 
No child should have to live like this. I’m sharing this in hopes that some of you will put Is. 58:6 into practice, “To loose the chains of injustice.”
 
Cost to Free Nila: $1500. The brickmaker has agreed to settle her debt for a reduced rate. If you’re interested, please contact me and I’ll put you in touch with my accountant, Tara. Tara is in touch with Emmanuel who oversees the process (more here).

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