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After five years, 426 tires, app. 100 workmen, many trucks of building material, laughs and cups of ataja the Rubber House is ready. We’re self-sustainable on solar and need no airconditioning, because of the tires. The compound is beautifully cool because of the shady spaces and has a place to grill ,a lovely Bantaba, a huge veranda and several hammocks!
“Teach a Toubab to Ask”: Since us Toubabs*, we think we know everything, the Rubber House created this opportuntity to ask what you want to know from a Gambian. Josien in Sydney asks Adama what she does to recharge after a long day’s work.
- toubab: white man or woman/ somebody who can take care of himself
film (video). Fatou Gaye, a Gambian student and frequent internet user showed me at the market in Tanjeh.
story about the people she would like to see again. And guess what: the son in the story called her, from Maleisia! He had heard of her question and they reconnected. Life is sweet.