Seven Kings six-year-old boys raise £4,500 with ‘Lemonade for Yemen-Aid”
PUBLISHED: 15:00 08 July 2020 | UPDATED: 18:35 08 July 2020
A pair of friends from Seven Kings Primary School held a “Lemonade for Yemen-Aid” stand to support the humanitarian crisis and raised more than £4,500.
What started as a small idea turned into a popular event as six-year-olds Ayaan Moosa and Mikaeel Ishaaq made promotional videos and told all their friends at school to come along on Sunday, July 5.
You may also want to watch:
Outside Ayaan’s home in Ilford the boys set up their stand and raised more than £3,500 in cash on the day and £1,000 in online donations from those who wanted to support but couldn’t make it.
The boys’ siblings joined in on the action and sold cupcakes.
Ayaan’s mum Adeela Moosa worked with the charity One Nation where 100pc of the donations go towards aid for Yemen. She said: “It was a great example of a community working together to raise money for those in dire need.”
To contribute visit https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/team-yemen
If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Ilford Recorder. Click the link in the orange box above for details.