Abbotsford orrganization seeks support for refugee family

Lazare Foundation is helping family that has resettled from refugee camp in Kenya

Malambo Mdwikale and his wife and five children recently arrived in Canada. An Abbotsford-based organization is seeking donations to assist them.

Malambo Mdwikale and his wife and five children recently arrived in Canada. An Abbotsford-based organization is seeking donations to assist them.

An Abbotsford-based organization is seeking funds to help support a refugee family.

The Lazare Foundation is requesting the funds to help recently arrived refugee Malambo Mdwikale, his wife and their five children, who spent 11 years in a refugee camp in Kenya due to the war in the western part of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The organization is asking for donations of cash and food to assist the family until they can get on their feet financially.

Fondation Lazare is a charity that helps house, feed, clothe and educate  children of the Congo.

To make a donation to the refugee family, call the the foundation at 604-859-8517. Tax receipts will be issued for amounts over $20.

For more details, visit “Fondation Lazare” on Facebook.